I’ve been reclusive lately, focused on academics, an interpersonal relationship or two, and distracting myself. My career in the Imperial Academy goes well enough, I guess, while the human connections have been a disaster. 590 more words
My daughter just came up to me and told me, with excitement, that she wanted the barbie doll on the top left. I asked her why she wanted that specific one and said, “uh me no have a boy yet!” She only has the doll on the left in the middle, so naturally she needs a boy doll. 18 more words
Background: Vaguely inspired by “On Measuring Tradeoffs in Effective Altruism”, by Ozy Frantz on Thing of Things.
Content warning: Scrupulosity.
Daniel Kahneman is the very definition of unassuming: a small, softly spoken man in his 80s, his face and manners mild, his demeanour that of a cautious observer rather than someone who calls the shots. 106 more words
Before study a philosophy of religion remember that “God” and “religion” are different concepts; you can believe in both God and religion, or believe in God but not any religion, or believe neither God nor religion. 1,338 more words