Monthly Archives: December 2012

Previous aliases

These are the other names by which I have been previously known on the internet for significant periods of time: Pseudonym Forum My age Writing Level walumpa Xanga 14ish-17ish Embarrassing Foolsgold Fighting Arts 16ish-18ish Embarrassing Fuzzygoo Xanga 17ish-23ish Embarrassing Aeoli … Continue reading

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3500 books

Sapling: New notation for “stub” a la wikipedia (replacing my usage of stubs, snippets, and so on) because it’s better. A seed is any post (like the notes I have tried occasionally posting) that introduces an idea, but doesn’t develop … Continue reading

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My theological positions

As I was reading another John C. Wright essay (plagiarized for all following quotations), I saw an opportunity to put these positions down without doing a lot of typing myself. I encourage you to clarify your positions on each topic … Continue reading

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Notes

This post holds the stuff from today that didn’t deserve its own post. Political notes Unemployment is sky-high for teens and young adults. The U.S. youth employment rates for both 16- to 19-year-olds and 20- to 24-year-olds have dropped to … Continue reading

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Out with the old

Snarling is in: A great example of an expression that can be both intentional or accidental is the female snarl. Everyone knows it. It’s usually the face of utter disgust or disappointment. It occurs in numerous situations, and has the … Continue reading

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To be vain is to vanish

Just a quickie note, both words (vain and vanish) come from the same root, vanus (Latin for idle or empty). It’s better to think of anything we’d consider “vanity” as something that vanishes. So that’s cool.

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Genius and Talent

Genius is that quality or character of the mind which is inventive, or generates; which gives to the world new ideas in science, art, literature, morals, or religion, which recognizes no set rules or principles, but is a law unto … Continue reading

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Theoretical writing idiom

I’m reading my Handbook of Grammar and Composition in order to gain some rudimentary writing skill, whatfor this crazy idea of writing a readable blog post perhaps once a week. After all, what INTJ could remain content with hypergraphic intuitions? … Continue reading

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Wright’s description of modern apologetics

This seems to be precisely the modus operandi by which Vox Day and Dalrock seem to be operating. Similarly their spiritual antecedent, C.S. Lewis in The Case for Christianity. The process of apologetics is almost never to persuade the listener … Continue reading

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Goodbye, “Aspergers”

The DSM-V will be merging that diagnosis with Autism Spectrum Disorders. I’m no longer aspergic! Hooray!

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