Saturday, March 14, 2015

Days are Long Years are Short

That message is simple: When you come to one of the many moments in life when you must give an account of yourself, provide a ledger of what you have been, and done, and meant to the world, do not, I pray, discount that you filled a dying man’s days with a sated joy, a joy unknown to me in all my prior years, a joy that does not hunger for more and more, but rests, satisfied. In this time, right now, that is an enormous thing. Neurosurgeon parting wisdom about life and time

Stanford Business – Why Your Workplace Might Be Killing You: “Workplace stress — such as long hours, job insecurity and lack of work-life balance — contributes to at least 120,000 deaths each year and accounts for up to $190 billion in health care costs

For writers, who thrive on isolation, fame is an odd goal. Elusive, too, because world no longer cares about literature.Our Keats is Steve Jobs...Cold River given Cold Shoulder

Has Japan reached and passed peak suicide?

Claims about worms (and free will)