Mr. Roboto Was Ahead Of Its Time

By mrbagnall | 24th July 2017

So if you see me acting strangely
Don't be surprised.
I'm just a man who needed someone
and somewhere to hide.... to keep me alive.

I am the modern man.
Who hides behind a mask
So noone else can see
my true identity.

The problem's plain to see.
Too much technology.
Machines to save our lives.
Machines dehumanize.

Sounds like the modern day internet to me.

 

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Comfortably Mediocre

By mrbagnall | 12th October 2016

Mediocrity is a learned behavior. It's not something we were born with. It's not some rare disease. It is a pattern of behavior caused through inherent comfort.

Let that sink in.

How comfortable are you? What do you do in order to maintain whatever comfort you have? Do you take risks? 

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Reinvention?

By mrbagnall | 09th October 2016

Reinvention.... one of those words you find on a business-speak, buzzword bingo card.

The idea of remaking yourself is very popular amongst the motivational-speaker class. The concept that you can somehow fundamentally change who you are and what you are has become part of our vernacular. 

Common sayings such as "Me 2.0" somehow bring about the insinuations that major improvements to ourselves somehow make us an entirely new thing. When we know from history and the human experience this isn't possible.

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