So, I had an epiphany this evening about my own state of mind. New Year's Day has changed for me. It's no longer a new beginning. It's just another day. I can pretend something's changed, but I know it hasn't. I can choose to set special goals just because it's a particular day of the year, or I can treat it like a rational adult should and just do what I need to do in the first place. Nothing changes on new Year's day. Well, nothing other than the calendar. I'm not saying that New Year's res
Then you can move on with your life.
I agree with you and add this point: Since when are reunions about moving on with your life? At best you're reuniting with the people who knew you before you became who you are, at worst you're trying to use other people to feel better about where you are in life.
I suppose it is true that you can do both on facebook now. You can even get drunk and hit on that girl who turned you down that now has three kids, you just don't have to wait for some arbitrary multiple of five years to do it.
When we write programs that "learn", it turns out we do and they don't.