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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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Empath: The worst mutant power ever

So a psychic told me I am an Empath. So A) it must be true and B) I have Officially manifested my mutant powers. Finally. It has taken so bloody long. Just a sucky one where I absorb all the sucky emotions everyone has and it makes me feel like crap. So great. Not an… Continue reading Empath: The worst mutant power ever

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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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The Great Hack – Netflix

Check out the documentary The Great Hack on Netflix Explore how a data company named Cambridge Analytica came to symbolize the dark side of social media in the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.Netflix It is worrisome how they influences elections using the power of social media. It is like this program I saw… Continue reading The Great Hack – Netflix

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Intelligence and belief

Why do we believe weird things? As smart as we can be, why do we believe weird things? I am reminded of Michael Shermer’s view, when he’s asked why smart people believe weird things, like creationism, ghosts and (as with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) fairies: “Smart people are very good at rationalizing things they came… Continue reading Intelligence and belief

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The skeptacism of Flatearthers

Woke Sloth, a fun site to explore, wrote this article Flat-Earthers Have A Ridiculous New Theory That Involves Pac-Man.  You see it is hard to account for the known fact if you keep going East, you will traverse the globe. Or not? Apparently, you get to the 'edge' of the flat-earth and then timewarp to the… Continue reading The skeptacism of Flatearthers