Archives for April 2010

Inconvenient Conveniences – Is Easier Always Better?

Everywhere in our society, we’re sold things to make life easier. We’re sold cars so we don’t need to walk. Fast food so we don’t need to cook. Blackberries and iPhones so we never need to be offline. The standard logic is that if something makes life easier, it automatically makes life better. I wonder […]

If You’re So Smart, Why is Your Life Still a Mess?

Normally, more intelligence is a good thing. Yes, we all know examples of the anxious overthinker or the scholastic introvert who can’t get a date. But, for the most part, being smarter helps in life. However, I’ve noticed one problem that mostly strikes really smart people. The smarter you are, the more likely you are […]