Question of the Week #195

Of all the people close to you, whose death would you find most disturbing? I really hope it's not a cop out to say my mother. Because, at this point, that would probably tear me up the most out of anyone I know, be it friend or family. She's the only parent I have left. … Continue reading Question of the Week #195

Rewatching Buffy – Episode 94

Welcome to Rewatching Buffy, the part of the blog where I rewatch Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Each Tuesday evening, you’re invited to join me as I attempt to rediscover what made me love this show 21 years ago. The Body Okay, just the opening scene of Buffy discovering Joyce's body on the sofa and saying, … Continue reading Rewatching Buffy – Episode 94

Question of the Week #153

If you learned you would die in a few days, what regrets would you have? Were you given five extra years of life, could you avoid those same regrets five years hence? Hence? When was the last time you heard that word used in a sentence? Not that there's anything wrong with it. It's a … Continue reading Question of the Week #153

Question of the Week #140

Would you like to know the precise date of your death? No. Why would anyone want to know that? Look, if you're answering this question with a yes in the comments below, please include your reasoning. I don't know... seems kind of morbid. And if you're the one who knows when someone's gonna die and … Continue reading Question of the Week #140

Question of the Week #134

Would it disturb you much if, upon your death, your body were simply thrown into the woods and left to rot? Why? Well... I'll admit, the thought is slightly disturbing. But, if I'm being honest, it doesn't really matter all that much to me. If I'm dead, I'm dead. What happens to my body doesn't … Continue reading Question of the Week #134

Question of the Week #117

Have you ever considered suicide? What is so important to you that without it life would not be worth living? No. I have never considered suicide. I can't imagine ever getting to the point where I would want to take my own life. I understand that there are those who have been in such extreme … Continue reading Question of the Week #117

Question of the Week #114

Would you be willing to reduce your life expectancy by five years to become extremely attractive? You unwittingly imply that I'm not already extremely attractive. I'm not sure how to take that... No, I wouldn't give up five years of my life to be pretty. I mean, I'm not extremely attractive. I can look in … Continue reading Question of the Week #114

Question of the Week #98

You know you will die of an incurable disease within three months. Would you allow yourself to be frozen within the week if you knew it would give you a modest chance of being revived in 1,000 years and living a greatly extended life? I have a hard enough time making friends now, as it … Continue reading Question of the Week #98

2016 in Review

I've been hearing a lot of negatives about 2016. You know what, it's easy to sit back and think about the negative things that have happened in the past year. Something called Zika achieved outbreak status. The United States went through one of the most negative presidential elections in its 240 year history, the ramifications … Continue reading 2016 in Review

Question of the Week #88

You, your closest friend, and your father are on vacation together, hiking in a remote jungle. Your two companions stumble into a nest of poisonous vipers and are bitten repeatedly. You know neither will live without an immediate shot of anti-venom, yet there is only a single dose of anti-venom and it is in your … Continue reading Question of the Week #88