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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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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