One more exorcism: there is no force in reason

August 18, 2018

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Our beliefs certainly do change but there is no reason to believe that reasoning, logic or argument forces us to do it.

Posted in: Philosophy, Thinking

My last word on political philosophy (hopefully): chase no more

July 6, 2018

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I see now that I was chasing a chimera, a wild goose, and a dragon all in one.

The lottery of life: the not-so-secret to my (sort of) success

May 31, 2018

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At this point, I can imagine one totally reasonable response to this “discovery” and my decision to share it: “Well done, Dr. Privilege, you finally figured out what people have been telling you for decades. What do you want? A hero biscuit?”

The game of life: there is no way around it.

May 13, 2018

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I suppose this is a very long and unnecessarily elaborate way of saying what most teenagers have probably figured out.

Posted in: Philosophy, Writing

2018 goto 1989: a return to programming

April 7, 2018

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My explorations feel more like a homecoming than a journey into the unknown.

Posted in: programming

A postcard from journey’s end: twenty-five years in the making

March 10, 2018

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I share the sentence in the same way I might share a postcard, and, like postcards everywhere, the sharing is probably more important than the card itself.

Posted in: Philosophy

The narrative of life: desire, conflict, and its resolution.

February 25, 2018

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The narrative of human existence is written by desire, conflict, and its resolution.

Posted in: Philosophy