Category Archive: Articles

How to Get Started, and When to Stop

The most difficult part of anything is just getting started.

Impartiality is Impossible

We should all chose honesty over impartiality, but you can’t have both, because anyone who says they are impartial isn’t being honest at all.

Twisted Trees and Poor Worldviews

Both sides are completely, utterly wrong. Not because of where their prospective viewpoints would lead, but because of where they come from.

Extreme Views: Split the Difference

Don’t let an extreme attitude compel you to be hard on yourself.

Common Types

Tyrants and cowards are so common It is not uncommon to find a person who is both a tyrant and a coward. You probably work for one of them.

Human Capacity in three Sentences

The three types of sentences reveal the primary capacities of the human in any situation.

Three Forms of Nihilism

Emo-nihilism is the worst form of nihilism. Neutral-nihilism is the most pure and unsustainable. And Absurdist-nihilism is the most fun, which makes it the winner to me.

History and Fortune

From a certain, and extremely common perspective, history can be seen as the rise and fall of individual leaders. According to this perspective, the story of Rome did not belong to the people… Continue reading

Birds, Shade and Cosmic Balance

Everything in the universe is part of a constant trade-off, keeping things in balance. You can’t have light without creating shadows. You can’t have life without introducing the possibility of death. And you… Continue reading

Things We Never Get

If a life in pursuit of excellence is a life well spent, then the well-spent life should be easy to come by. Everyone has things they want to get good at. Everyone has… Continue reading

Who Really Cares About the Sanctity of Life?

A nice little article about gun control, abortion, and ideological consistency. Move along, folks. No controversy to see here…

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