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The True Story of the Three Little Pigs:  Well, Not So Little!

This is the true story of the three little pigs.  Actually, they were not so little at all.  Each of the three pigs weighed at least 400 pounds but that is about average for a real pig.   2,565 more words

People Paradoxes

People of the smartest type, admit they know little

People who know little, believe they are the smartest type

People come in different colors, and see beauty in variety… 110 more words


Infinity and Foundation

After the reviving effect of a week’s holiday, I have been thinking about Zermelo–Fraenkel set theory, inspired by a very nice student project I supervised (about which I hope to say something here sometime soonish). 1,293 more words


Ad astra per aspera "to the stars through adversity"

We’re all conditioned to see the same information in different lights (which is particularly true if you’ve got night mode on your phone). For instance, my friends and I were standing near a carousel once, I mentioned how the music sounded ominous and gave off bad vibes, she laughed in in her carefree mannerism told me “the music is just something you’ve learnt to associate to negative things”…a sentence which spurred a short-lived but interesting conversation. 412 more words


To Save Our Son

A short story by Fabrice Nozier 

Date: Sometime in 2002

Late at night in the basement of a university library, freshman students Juliana and Scott were working on their final assignments for the spring semester. 1,140 more words


Personal Paradoxes

The older I get, the more introspective I get. The more I learn, or realize, about myself. Sometimes I like what I learn and others, not so much. 838 more words

Dock Your Boat at These Paradox

I find paradoxes fascinating.  It’s the kind of thing I can, quite literally, talk about for hours.  A good paradox will start off sounding rather logical and then, upon reaching it’s end, become absolutely absurd!  476 more words