On “The Misconception of Machiavelli”

Niccolo Machiavelli, the snarky-looking Italian Renaissance philosopher, was a pretty twisted guy, right? I mean, the term “Machiavellian” has become synonymous with manipulation and immorality. In school, you probably read his treatise, The Prince, and thought to yourself, “damn, this guy is evil.” He thinks it’s better to be feared than loved. He suggests committingContinue reading “On “The Misconception of Machiavelli””

Half-Empty

It would seem my story ends here, except you don’t drop dead when you haven’t got anything left to do. You keep on living, purpose or no purpose, dream or no dream, happy or full of disappointment, you live.