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Time travel probability ponderings

I got to thinking. This is always a bad idea. Nevermind that. I got to my mind wandering as it does and it wandered into the question of time travel. Not the standard questions and paradoxes though. Just a question under a certain set of conditions. What if time travel into the past did exist.… Continue reading Time travel probability ponderings

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Artwork: Practicing hands

So I did buy a drawing book It is called Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain and I won't post most of the exercises. Like drawing upside down images (not drawing upside which I said originally and that would be tricky indeed! lmao) which was rather interesting in its results, by the way.… Continue reading Artwork: Practicing hands

Random opinions, Writing

Write what you want… wait, not like that

So this came up on twitter. Can you, someone not of a specific minority, write about that minority? It goes like this WRITER: Write what you wantMINORITY WRITER: No, you can't write OUR stories only WE canWRITER: So I can only write what I AM? Not what I know, experience, see in the world. Just… Continue reading Write what you want… wait, not like that

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Book review: Easy Way To Stop Smoking

Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking is a book recommended to me for, well, quitting smoking. I respond well to rational arguments that aim to change my irrational behaviour like smoking. And smoking is irrational because we all know, and it is right there on the pack, exactly the risks and flaws of smoking. I… Continue reading Book review: Easy Way To Stop Smoking

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Introverts… just be a wee bit extroverted to be happy?

If you are an introvert, force yourself to be an extrovert. You'll be happier.Medical press Well that statement just gets under my skin Okay let's see what they actually studied before we tell them to fuck off and explain why they should fuck off, shall we? the first-ever study asking people to act like extroverts… Continue reading Introverts… just be a wee bit extroverted to be happy?