Here’s the funny thing: we think time flows continuously. We are under the impression that 6:01 immediately follows 6:00, but there is nothing that necessitates that. Quite the opposite. What […]
Trick There was a clever crow who lived in a tree. She was clever because she lived in the tree even though she had a broken wing. She never flew, […]
The Bird’s Cage “Look at all the birds in their cages”, my uncle said to me one day, while pointing to a flock of birds in the sky above us. […]
Your Next Step Two men stood outside the gates of hell one day. One man stared at the ominous entrance in despair and fear. The other man looked up […]
The most confusing place to be is exactly where you belong, when everything else is out of place.
Most problems are conceptually simple. By extension, so are their solutions. They become difficult or even impossible to solve when intricated with other problems. Let’s look at an example: spaceships. […]
Dark Mirror “Response in kind.” It’s the principle that we are allowed, at least temporarily, to “fight fire with fire”. I tell my boys that they are allowed to hit […]