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Call of the Void

Have you ever experienced the Call of the Void? You are standing at the edge of a cliff, taking in a spectacular view. You look down. Damn, that is some distance. Whoo. And then for a split second you wonder what would happen if you just took one step over the edge. What the actual… Continue reading Call of the Void

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Year 42 the answer to life, the universe and everything

So I just had a birthday and I am now 43. As we know from Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything is, in fact, 42. Therefore, we can assume the age of 42 is one of profound wisdom where we get a glimpse of Life, the Universe and… Continue reading Year 42 the answer to life, the universe and everything

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Having no internal monologue

This has been going about the internet because it is pretty fascinating. That we do not comprehend that other people's brains fundamentally do not work the same way ours do. I knew, for example, we all learn differently. I am book smart. I remember every damn thing I read. Sometimes I even remember how the… Continue reading Having no internal monologue

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IQ seems a little flat without an influx of Creativity

Intelligence without creativity is just knowledge that cannot be manifested into anything... great at trivia but not so great at creation or problem solving. I'm a motherfucking genius! Well, some consider an IQ of 140 to be a genius. (unless I have a migraine then it is lower... and I ALWAYS have a migraine) I'm… Continue reading IQ seems a little flat without an influx of Creativity

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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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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

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Rock your introverted self

If you are an extrovert, you are lucky, in the sense that the world thinks extroverts are where it is at. You can socialize well, do business well, work well in public environments, have fewer issues with public speaking and so many other traits. And introverts are not extroverts. "If extroverts are assertive and enthusiastic… Continue reading Rock your introverted self