Definition: End of History Illusion, Paradox of Aging, Hieratic Scale

End of History Illusion

Misperception humans have that they won’t change much as a person (personality-wise) for the rest of their lives

 

Paradox of Aging

The fact that older people are happier despite declining health, independence, and so on

 

 

Doesn’t anybody check how these things appear on newsfeeds???

If your life story were a jigsaw puzzle, what would it look like?

I wrote a short poem in tanka format about a week ago. In it, I pondered if my life story were a jigsaw puzzle, what would it look like? Now, and what I hope it would look like at the end.

Today, I finally did that “mental exercise” that could also be good for a writing exercise. My answer is below, but if you want to try it yourself, I would suggest you not read further untilĀ after you have tried it yourself, so as not to be influenced by ideas. šŸ™‚

I enjoyed the exercise, and I hope you will, too, if you decide to give it a try.

The poem will be on my poetry blog on November 2nd. I have a large back log of short poems so I am sharing one or two per day in chronological sequence among sequences of poems in common collections.

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Transformers War for Cybertron Wallpapers (1920 x 1200 pixels)

I haveĀ Transformers wallpapersĀ on this site for G1 Transformers and movie Transformers, but here comes theĀ War for CybertronĀ video game Transformers wallpapers! These wallpapers are 1920 x 1200 pixels in size, but they are also good for 1680 x 1050, 1440 x 900, 1280 x 800Ā andĀ 960 x 600 pixel monitors. Other sizes are already created (below) or to come.

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