Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • Calorie Purgatory

    Welcome to the church of excess. It’s not so much that we’re devout. It’s just that we devour. Everything. This isn’t an old church. It’s new. As much as that, at 46, I remember a time when hunger was common.

  • A Pandemic: Who’d have thought it could make you fat?

    A new post. About time. There was a thing going around, you see. It put a halt on normality. Affecting us all with its devious ways and social awkwardness. But thankfully, the US 2020 election is over. It is, it just is. But, as of writing, the pesky pandemic is still here although vaccines are…

  • The Best Exercise in the World is…

    The best exercise in the world is… well, you’ll need to read on to find out – I guarantee you’ll be underwhelmed.

  • Failure is always an option

    In exercise, failure is always an option. It leads to success. To never fail, is to never try hard enough.

  • Weight Loss Shortcuts – A Harsh Truth

    There are no shortcuts to losing weight – here’s a straight down to earth and comical shallow dive into the subject. Muffins away!

  • I’m Glad I’m Not Eighteen

    In 1992, an excellent year for heavy-metal, techno and alternative rock, I can’t recall being happy. Not really, not like I am now. Back then, I had two working legs, an awesome head of hair, and dressed like a plaid warrior straight out of Seattle (even though I came from a nowhere, wannabe town that…

  • I didn’t get fatter; the world got easier

    I was born in 1974. I remember having to walk to the television to change channels. Thankfully, someone invented the remote control. It served to protect the carpet from unnecessary wear. People shouldn’t scuff flooring with trivial jaunts to the TV screen. Come to think of it, I remember three channels, before Channel 4 was…

  • Weight Loss for Cynics

    Weight-loss musings for the 21st century cynic.

  • Combat and Hollywood: Part Two

    Guns don’t kill people, scriptwriters do… But only when it suits the narrative. I suppose, to preface a light-hearted post, I should start with an unequivocal statement: The purpose of a gun is to kill. Whether or not it is used to do so, does not matter. A gun, like the atom bomb, is a…

  • Why six-packs are evil

    I have nothing against being healthy. In fact, I recommend it. Being healthy will be beneficial when the world crashes and we have to chase each other for food. Apocalypse is coming and hunting tins of juicy pears will reward those with greater endurance. And people with can-openers. Ironically, when that catastrophe occurs, six-packs will…

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