The Real Problem with Slavery

First off, let me be eminently clear: slavery is not only wrong, it is evil. There is no justification for holding an innocent person in captivity and making them labor against their will.… Continue reading

Video Games, Wisdom, and Cake

Video games have taught me a lot. History, science, and strategy are all things I have grappled with n virtual worlds. Video games have even taught me people skills, despite the stereotype of… Continue reading

Feet, Shoes, and the Examination of Weird

People say a lot of things that don’t hold up to scrutiny. This is good for me, because I absolutely love using scrutiny to tear down statements. I don’t enjoy using scrutiny to… Continue reading

Why Write: 2016

Way back in January 2016 I made a vow to myself to publish something on my website at least once a week in the coming year. Now it is October and so far… Continue reading

Right, Left, and Correct

A lot of people say words don’t matter. They insist words don’t matter. This is funny, because they are using words to make their point. If perception determines reality, and words help to… Continue reading

Governments are Humanity’s Children

Humanity is the oldest institution. There weren’t any institutions before humans invented them. It is easy for us to forget this, because as individuals we don’t really live very long. Each of us,… Continue reading

Meditations on Acne

Acne is something lots of people suffer from. My first zit appeared when I was around fourteen, and for the last sixteen years it has come and gone. Like a terrible tide. My… Continue reading

How We Treat Those Below

It is easy to be nice to people who are above you. After all, that is how people get by in the world. If you aren’t nice to the people above you, they… Continue reading

What Type of Gamer is God?

Have you heard the entire universe is actually just a simulation? At least, smart physicists and people like Elon Musk seem to think so. And Elon Musk is rich, so he must know… Continue reading

Pancakes and the Universe

This morning I woke up and made pancakes. Whenever I make pancakes I have some sort of insight. Sometimes it is a good insight. Other times it is a bad insight. And sometimes… Continue reading

An Estimate For Success

Everyone wants to be successful, but what exactly does success mean? One common interpretation is success means leading a life completely free of trouble. No mistakes. No failures. Success means a life of… Continue reading

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