The Never List (Ain’t Nobody Got Time Fo Dat!)

There are things in life that people do or achieve that I just don't get. These things are considered milestones, or cathartic. Achievements too talk about at work or in social situations, the kind of thing that people feel they should be interested in or, at the very least, impressed by. The most notable thing…

Seppuku: A Lesson In Shame

In Feudal Japan, a warrior - samurai - would, if captured by his enemy or in order to prevent falling into enemy hands, having brought dishonour on his clan, commit ritual suicide rather than live in shame or be tortured. In modern day Japan, suicide is still seen as a way to end one's life…