As Long as I’m Recycling Old Posts

Two people I worked closely with are retiring today.

I was going to send them an article from the Wall Street Journal’s The Wallet about retirement coaches.

But then I remembered, when I was ready to retire I was more interested in getting a retirement couch.

“[T]hose who meditated for about 30 minutes a day for eight weeks had measurable changes in gray-matter density in parts of the brain associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress.”

How Meditation May Change the Brain –

I can’t remember the last time I meditated and I don’t understand the people who do meditate. Life is too busy. Who has time for that shit?

“[M]ost people get worse as they grow older, because they become more like themselves.”

Paul Krugman stating a particular example from Issawi’s Law on the conservation of evil.

Above from this date 2011.