Monthly Archives: February 2021

On interpreting anime and Japanese video games in general

There are two things to keep in mind: The Japanese have an intensely visual culture in the same way that Anglophone culture is intensely verbal. Japanese writers are on a mission to reverse engineer, retrofit, and communicate Western philosophy to … Continue reading

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Parable of the angels

This is a story I use to explain the nature of authority to people with introverted sensing as a preferred language. There was once a family of angels living on the outskirts of heaven consisting of a father, a mother, … Continue reading

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Another stupid right vs. left shitpost

Just processing some bile today, don’t hold it against me. Nietzsche said “He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” I think it’s become split into two things as part of libido decoupling. This is a … Continue reading

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More tentacle concept porn

They say you don’t notice mattress ads until you want a mattress, then you see them everywhere. Start at 1:19:33 I wasn’t aware octopuses were also extreme fast life history strategists, as well as being extremely intelligent, and the idea … Continue reading

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In conclusion

I made this while describing the experience of managing a Facebook business account. It needs some kind of business-y clip-art in the left column. Related, I may be in the market to pay someone to design a website for a … Continue reading

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On Spirit (Owl convo)

I just learned something from talking to a neurotypical right after watching the Murdoch Murdoch movie. When normies say “truth” what they mean is “sense of meaning”, i.e. not the facts themselves but an emotionally satisfying explanation of the facts. … Continue reading

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First draft of Apocalypse Now part 3 of 3

(Posting my notes explaining the gist of the thing at Ken’s request. I’d like to flesh it out with references, pictures, etc. but he asked very nicely that I post this stuff immediately.) The thesis of Apocalypse Now is that … Continue reading

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Merge sort diagram in PlantText UML editor

I’m not aware that this visualization tool has been used for this type of thing but it works pretty well. There are a couple of boxes that were rendered lower than you’d usually want them but this would be very … Continue reading

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A reduction of r/k

Now that our understanding of r/k is getting a bit more nuanced than “left libruls r bad” people are getting confused about whether they’re slow life history strategists, fast life history strategists, or even spiteful mutants. Every now and then … Continue reading

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The rest of the Owl convo

Another topic, and I can’t decide whether this would be way easier or harder, is a manual for normies on the care, feeding, and containment of geniuses.So imagine Trump does his military coup and says we’re going back to the … Continue reading

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