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The simple life

A common weakness in movies is being self-referential, and movies that revolve around the process of movie-making can be desperately dull to the outsider. Whether Resnais’ tormented French actress in… 585 more words


III:28-29 Fast Track to Freedom, Conclusion

By persisting with the practice of the teachings as prescribed by Lord Krishna, enlightenment begins as simple knowledge that you trust to be true, but do not entirely experience. 559 more words


III:27 Fast Track to Freedom

What you truly are does nothing at all and never has. What you seem to be doing is really nature at work. It only seems like you are doing something because you are identified with nature. 514 more words

Ancient Mystical Writings

Cowen's First Law is self-refuting

The hyper-productive Tyler Cowen recently formulated his “first law” of logical argumentation as follows: “There is something wrong with everything (by which I mean there are few decisive or knockdown … arguments, and furthermore until you have found the major flaws in an argument, you do not understand it). 131 more words

Logical Fallacies


Scenes from my first week at the new job, in which our hero goes digital in a big way. And a word to the wise? Keyboard shortcuts are pretty dope, y’all.


How To Catch A Star

Forgive the spoiler, but here is the protagonist of How To Catch A Star by Oliver Jeffers (HarperCollins, 2004), reading his own story in a comfortable armchair with the star he’s caught.