The Thanksgiving Day Parade is ridiculous but ridiculousness is a basic need of life

The Thanksgiving Day parade is ridiculous.

Giants objects floating in the air, held steady by people dressed as elves. Boy bands from the 90’s, singing from a big decorated box on wheels. Marching bands moving in a military-like manner, playing music for a holiday still a month away. Hundreds of thousands of people lining the streets in New Your City, watching all this. Millions of people watching at home on their television. Continue reading “The Thanksgiving Day Parade is ridiculous but ridiculousness is a basic need of life”

How to define meaningful and live a meaningful life

Many of us have never taken the time to define “meaningful” even though it’s the most important adjective ever, maybe the most important word ever.

I only had a definition for it after completing the steps below. And let me tell you, it’s now much easier for me to gauge whether I’m doing something meaningful. Simply because I have a definition of the word meaningful and can ask myself a simple question: Is this meaningful? If not, I do something else.
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