Monthly Archives: March 2014

“I quit my job” and other important notes

There’s not much more to that first note. I quit my job and I’m looking for a new one. I exhausted in ten months what I’d thought was an inexhaustible supply of superhuman patience. But the reason I quit is … Continue reading

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Brief addendum re: melon = mesomorph

The increasing evidence in favor of this correspondence, along with the theoretical traits we’d expect from people whose psychology is dominated by the sub-brain containing the primary somatosensory cortex, tends to validate my theory that melons have reflexes comparable to … Continue reading

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Melonheads are mesomorphic

Do I ever finish a part 2 for anything I write? I seem to remember having done so at least once, but nothing comes to mind. Note that the following quote uses different terminology, but there can be no mistaking … Continue reading

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The Liebster Award (part 1)

Thanks to Mr. Armstrong, I have been nominated for the ‘Liebster Award’, which nomination I accept. I don’t like chain letters, but I’ve made an exception. Follow the above link for details and rules. 11 questions 1. Are you a … Continue reading

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Idea: Hard sci-fi wargaming

Maybe I’m alone in this, but I think it would be cool to explore the dynamics of space combat by setting up a wargame according to real physical constraints and let the tactics emerge from the sum of the players’ … Continue reading

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Why pedophiles always seem to be in charge as empires decline

It’s fairly simple. They are easy to control and they have no crises of conscience. Imagine you’re trying to find minions who will lie, steal, kill, declare wars, commit treason, and otherwise be nasty people without remorse, and who will … Continue reading

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The mind is like a bat

By some flatus of causality or another, I’m simultaneously appreciative of simile and unappreciative of poetry. I happened to like this poem because it’s correct, precisely. Save for the last 2 and 4/27 lines, which I’d replace with the observation … Continue reading

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