Monthly Archives: September 2012

Godelian Tautology

I got coffee to warm up my mind, with a little something extra in it to warm up my fingers. (Doesn’t matter, I got tiger blood!) I have a very simple philosophy of life, containing only one principle. In everything … Continue reading

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Speaking of debt serfdom

I’m beginning to notice a pattern in economic bubbles and the whole debt cycle whizbang: Government decides “everyone deserves X” Government ensures everyone can get X through debt, whether by Direct federal loans Federally mandated private loans (everyone deserves X, … Continue reading

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My cell phone usage

My phone has been turned off due to nonpayment and I have no idea how long it’s been off. I just don’t make phone calls. It’s been…(checks history)…4 days since I’ve made an outgoing call. I think I’ll just leave … Continue reading

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Now they’re just fucking with us

It’s been about two years since the first wave. Continuing its standard practice of wasting hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars, the TSA has awarded an indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, worth up to $245 Million, to American … Continue reading

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Note

As if I could write concisely! If I were to finally construct a language (a “conlang”, if you’re a pasty basement-dweller), here are a couple of things I plan to plagiarize* from the wikibooks of giants: The phonetics of Quenya … Continue reading

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The OS language

It’s easy to think of the mind as a computer, a topic upon which Fred Reed has rambled in his customary fashion. But even with the caveats, the proof that we are more than sophisticated Turing machines eludes our brightest … Continue reading

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Language and the idea of categories

Self-indulgence can, occasionally, produce an idea of value. Maybe this is one of those times. While trying to figure out exactly why I like the music I do, it helps to look at two predictive models: the music genome project … Continue reading

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John Galt – objective psychopath

Ayn Rand was the hypergamist to end all hypergamists. Like, if Tex Avery made a cartoon about the concept of hypergamy, the cartoon would be Rand’s life and writings. This is why it’s so interesting to watch the development of … Continue reading

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Size routine for the modestly equipped

Rollo put up a theoretical piece on the importance of penis size to women. Here’s a good summary from the reader whose e-mail prompted the discussion: So it turns out the guy has about a 3 or 4 inch dick … Continue reading

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Fight of the Century

I won’t contrive a reason for posting this, except that it’s a fantastic work of referential art and deserves more attention than it will ever receive. Unfortunately, it assumes more familiarity with the competing economics theories than 99% of the … Continue reading

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