Darren’s Random Thoughts
Random Thoughts #1
I feel like randomly writing about random things today, so I guess I’ll use this space to do that. So what’s with bees? I think everyone respects bees, but not a single person likes them. Like an uncle you know exists, but never really want to associate with. And when a small, flying, pain-inducing kamikaze lands on you, the fear that takes over grapples with the idea that staying s...
Random Thoughts #2
I’m just gonna write these when I feel like it I guess. I used to have this neighbor who would do the craziest things, and I would just follow along with him because of my inability to say no. Also because he interested me to the highest degree. I talk about him like he moved away or died, but no. He still lives near me, I just haven’t associated with him in years, and therefore he is...
Darren’s Random Thoughts #3
I’m bored, so let’s do some random thoughts. Bias is a really powerful thing, isn’t it? I mean, everyone already knew that. But really, bias is something that is deeply rooted in who we are as a person, like a parasite with roots digging into the surface of our memories. It’s the reason that Twitter arguments never change anyone’s opinion, or real arguments for that matter. Overturn...
Random Thoughts #4
There’s this feeling that you get from art sometimes - not just paintings and drawings, but also literature and music - that is absolutely incredible. It is the feeling when you witness something grand, a piece of art that fulfills some deep part of you. When an artwork is large, not just physically, but mentally expansive, or when music is utterly grandiose in its scale and majesty. ...
A Quick Thought: Defining Happiness
Ultimately, all things in life are chasing happiness. Any action you take is either for present happiness or for future happiness, and actions for the sake of neither are to be regretted. However, each person needs to find their own measure of happiness, since true joy never lasts more than a few moments. When people talk of finding happiness, they don’t mean that spontaneous type. They talk ...
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