Unconventional Thinking

July, 2008

Steve Jobs Is Dying

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 by Mark

There are rumors swirling around Wall Street that Steve Jobs is dying. The Street cares because Jobs is the driven genius behind his miracle of an American wonderama company.
Without Steve, Apple would slide into mediocrity. A GM of technology. And with that ugly demise, its shares would free fall. So the Street cares that the [...]

The Unimportance Of The So Very Important

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008 by Mark

We tell ourselves such wonderfully crafted, artfully presented, seemingly bulletproof lies.
But they are lies nevertheless. And then we swear to them. Such as the belief that we need a certain thing. A sale to a major client. A love interest. A first-place finish in a given contest.
We don’t need any of these things. Want them? [...]

The First Time

Thursday, July 17th, 2008 by Mark

This week I had the exhileration of a First Time.
It was the First Time I have ever heard a song I wrote played and sung to the tune of a hauntingly beautiful melody created by my collaborator. I wrote the words to “Midnight In Soho”. David wrote the music.
We sat there in a state of [...]

What If?

Thursday, July 10th, 2008 by Mark

What If?
There is no meaning to anything.
All the good in the world is negated by all the bad.
99 percent of the relationships in your life are paper thin.
All of the theories we postulate about life, death, God and the universe are completely wrong.

Not a scintilla of truth.
No one really likes poetry.
Great people are simply myths [...]

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