Monthly Archives: May 2010

Found: Sentient Life at Comcast

Rhonda from Comcast Corporate is one nice lady. Between the phone message she left last night and the pleasant conversation we just had, it feels like I’ve been thanked for being a Comcast customer about a zillion times. She promised to … Continue reading

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Sentient Life Not Available via Email at Comcast

This email thread is classic Comcast. You have to read the whole thing.  In the interest of full disclosure: I have copied it word for word and made very few changes, except for flipping it so that it’s in chronological … Continue reading

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HOW TO SOLVE PROBLEMS USING STOICISM

Recently I’ve been studying Stoicism. The Stoics had an exercise called Turning the Obstacle Upside Down, which is supposed to give you a new, shiny, positive handle on the situation, but which in practice just  makes the cat really mad. … Continue reading

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