Monthly Archives: January 2012


Resolutions Yeesh, I feel like crap lately. I’ve given up on exercise of any kind until next week, so I may as well make productive use of the time. It’s about time I actually did some New Year’s resolutions. Maybe … Continue reading

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Book list 2011

Not a high-quality list, but not a bad one either. There are a couple missing, but I definitely didn’t break fifty. 1.The Wrath of Angels – Theodore Beale 2.The Underground History of American Education – John Taylor Gatto 3.Perelandra – … Continue reading

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Looks like I need to learn Vim, even though I just did that like a month ago. It is the opposite of riding a bike.

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Smart people are usually liars

Original content is hard. Where did I come up with all of that energy? Anyway, Ron Guhname touched on a topic near and dear to my heart. In his new book The Folly of Fools, Robert Trivers hypothesizes that smart … Continue reading

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A new idea: Kill Hollywood

It’s new to me, at least. Hollywood appears to have peaked. If it were an ordinary industry (film cameras, say, or typewriters), it could look forward to a couple decades of peaceful decline. But this is not an ordinary industry. … Continue reading

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