Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Post # 490

It has been five days since I last updated my blog and even then I did not really have anything to say. I am officially dried out of ideas. I am returning to school. At 36 years old, I am returning to school in hopes of finding some inspiration there. My blog is stagnating. I need some new ideas and, more importantly, I need people to challenge my ideas.

I am a debater by nature and blogging is mainly a monologue. I love the outlet, but I need some back and forth. I need people to say “you are wrong” and “how can you think that”. I need people to piss me off and offend me to get my mental gears working again. Politics, my old “bread and butter” posting subject, has become redundant and empty.

I no longer see any point in supporting anyone for any office since they all do exactly the same thing once in power regardless of any promises made while trying to attain said power. I see no difference between how people pick a politician to endorse and how they pick a sports franchise to support. I also see the people getting about as much back from their political support as they do their sports franchise support- tee-shirts and bumper stickers: a deepening of an “us versus them” attitude and the rush of being on a winning team even though that victory in no way betters your life. There is no difference between anyone running for the office of President other than what team they are on. Throw a dart at a board to pick your candidate and I guarantee you the results will be the same regardless of the winner.

See, I tried. It didn’t work. I am mentally very happy right now, which is probably also a major problem with my blogging. In addition to being a debater, I am also a complainer. I am great at stringing together long rambling complaints about minor and meaningless subjects that I admit are usually quite entertaining. Right now, I have nothing to complain about. My life is good, I’m happy, I have a good job and some money; I just think I need the trauma of college to spark some rage within me. Returning to school, in the grand scheme of things, is never a bad idea really. I hope to have this blog reborn by post 500.

8 comments:

republican said...

I know of a place where debate still rages on. Maybe you should return to find what was lost.

Kanrei said...

Where?

Nessa said...

I can't believe you are going back to school at your age. You should already know what you want to be when you grow up. No one passed the age of 25 should be in school. (How's this for a start?)

Kanrei said...

Nessa,
I know what I want to be when I grow up, but retired is not a viable option yet. I think I need something to retire from first.

Serena Joy said...

You are wrong! Dead wrong, I tell you. Do you feel better now? Going back to school might be fun, and the best part of it might be that there will be fresh new blood to piss you off. Come on, Kan, you're not that happy. Where on earth did you get such a wild idea?!

Kanrei said...

I am always wrong with you Serena. I learn =D.

Come on, Kan, you're not that happy. Where on earth did you get such a wild idea?!


My mom reads here.

Serena Joy said...

Oops, there goes that warped sense of humor of mine again. I was totally responding to your request for debate, totally joking, babe.:-)

VE said...

I'd go back to school only to debate and heckle the teachers. I'd take incompletes and only do things that looked interesting. I'd probably sign up for a cribbage class and maybe a writing class. How about a math class and then do all your math with roman numerals! Sounds like you are at the mid life doll drums my friend. Don't worry, it only lasts a few years. I think you should solicit subjects from your readers for major ranting on.