Relationships

What’s Your Poker Strategy For Life & Dating? 

By |2017-01-02T15:12:49-05:00September 24th, 2014|Categories: Philosophy, Relationships|

Playing poker is in some ways a microcosm of life. Your strategy will often determine whether you succeed or fail. In poker (as well as in life), there are four basic types of players based on level of aggression and frequency of play.

No One Feels Sorry for Someone Who Feels Sorry for Himself

By |2017-01-02T15:12:56-05:00June 12th, 2007|Categories: Creative Life, Life, Observations, Philosophy, Relationships|

It's funny how empathy works. It's easy to feel for someone who's completely unselfsish and sweeps their own pain under a rug; but the second they demand our sorrow, our will to empathize with them vanishes. Paradox This phoenomenon seems to work against logic. We empathize with (and help) those who need it least (or [...]