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The waters are wavering like crazy

The mind has thoughts infinite

How do I slow down this frenzy

That has got me to the end of finite


Transitive filtration on (Q,<)

This a bonus question for HW 2 Basic Modal Logic course 2016/2017.

Show that transitive fitration on is a finite list of clusters, maybe interspersed by some irreflexive singletons, no two of which may be adjacent. 366 more words

Measuring I: First steps

The development of much of the earliest mathematics in human civilization was driven by the need to measure certain quantities: the amount of food harvested, the distance between cities, the area of land in a plot. 794 more words


Eye can't lie

Out of pain
What’s to gain?
We got to make it alive

What if sane
Is insane?
You got to make it alive
Somehow… 99 more words


Divine Mortality: When gods die

Another bit of meta: Why do gods die?

There’s two questions wrapped up in that, one data-gathering and theory-building. The first is diagnostic: in what books, under what circumstances, which gods, which characters, what reasons, and with what results do gods die? 530 more words


Is Suffering Finite?

Suffering is eternal. We must continue our endeavour towards happiness but experience the high tides that come with it. To bask in the crashing waves and embrace change…but what if I can’t? 280 more words

Chronic Illness

Infinite Hats I

Now—Ten thousand, and ten thousand times ten thousand (for matter and motion are infinite) are the ways by which a hat may be dropped upon the ground, without any effect.—Had he flung it, or thrown it, or cast it, or skimmed it, or squirted, or let it slip or fall in any possible direction under heaven,—or in the best direction that could be given to it,—had he dropped it like a goose—like a puppy—like an ass—or in doing it, or even after he had done, had he looked like a fool,—like a ninny—like a nicompoop—it had fail’d, and the effect upon the heart had been lost.

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