This is the personal blog of Brenden Matthews.

November 22, 2019

Reduce, Don't Recycle

Recycling has become a bit of a crutch these days. It’s a way for people to feel good about what they’re doing (“saving the planet”) without changing their behaviour. It gives people a free pass on generating waste; it allows them to save face. Read more

November 18, 2019

Try and Fail

I’ve long held the belief that it’s better to try and fail, than to never even attempt doing something. Along with a few successes in life, I have had a very long list of failures to my name. Read more

November 17, 2019


Dopamine is a chemical in our brains associated with good feels. Rather than explaining it myself, I’ll share a quote from the book “The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion”, (pp. Read more

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