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Stranger in a Strange Land: Me, Anywhere I Have Ever Been

In 1961, a novel written by Robert Heinlein called Stranger in a Strange Land was published. It is about a man being born on Mars and raised by Martians and coming to Earth for the first time. 297 more words

Musings: Cosmic Humility, Intelligent Loneliness & A Red Blotch on the Cosmos' Sunday Tie.

Cosmic Humility

Cosmic Humility is the acceptance of ourselves and the whole of humankind existing utterly without cosmic significance or purpose. To become humble in the cosmic sense, is to relieve one’s self from the duty of searching for something that is not there. 424 more words

Who Can You Trust? Humor poem (sort of)

Who can you count on?
Who can you trust?
From the day you are born
till you return to dust?

Coca-Cola doesn’t care if your teeth fall out. 470 more words

General

Watch: Antonia Okafor - Black, Millennial, Female and… Conservative

…via Prager U:

Antonia Okafor is an American gun rights advocate, beauty queen, & conservative activist.

United States Politics

PSY 3150

This is the class that had me pouting like a five year old. I really didn’t want to take this class. I still haven’t totally gotten over the fact that I won’t be taking PSY 3015 which is the class I really really wanted to take. 395 more words

Relationships

Newsflash: Consensus Is Not A Valid Substitute 4 Critical Thinking

Always rely on your own individual judgement, not the judgement of a collective.

The mob CAN be wrong, and sometimes there’s not much of a mob at all. 335 more words

United States Politics

Think for yourself

My girlfriend and I have been on two opposite sides of something very important. Something I needed her support on, something I needed her to get behind, because somehow I had convinced myself that if she could just get behind it, if she could just tell me that she was okay with it then somehow I would be okay with it too. 603 more words

Reflection