January 2, 2001
80s music makes me a little sad sometimes. Born in 1974, I was a little young for most of it. And culturally unaware after that, until at least the 90s. (Weird Al was my gateway drug to pop culture music.) I like dancing to it at this one club, but when I see collections of it advertised on TV, I'm more aware of the passing of time... maybe it is the way a whole genre of music has come and gone in my lifetime.
She blinded me with science, baby.
On the Usenet group alt.atheism, someone was asking for opinions as to the meaning of life. I rambled for a bit about genes and memes, (maybe I'll add a link when it shows up on Deja) and ended with this:
But if you want a simple answer:I dunno, I thought it was pretty good summation of what I think, what I feel.
Here are the three meaningful things in life: being happy, being kind & patient & generous, and being interesting.