Emptiness in Wealth ~ Richard Cory Interpretation

This classic poem by Edwin Robinson addresses the age-old disconnect between wealth and contentment. Forever a slave to the laconic proverb, money simply cannot buy happiness. Furthermore, money is not a means to the even greater pursuit, purpose and fulfillment. At no point will riches ever fulfill our innate lust for existential purpose. Chasing after…

Why I Wear a Mechanical Watch

As technology advances, our world has become increasingly digitalized. Today, the average person carries a smartphone in their pocket that is more powerful than the computers that took us to the moon in 1969. Our phones are capable of performing complex complications, taking photos, and displaying the weather forecast—let alone telling the time. Yet, despite…