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#9: Smells Like Dead Cat

Originally released 15th April 2013

Rhys struggles to grasp the concept of a thought experiment and Mia comes to terms with the fact that Ozzy Osborne is a mutant. 16 more words


What I Learned from Watching The Voice: I Think I Live in a Bubble

Besides a few episodes of Disney Channel shows geared to middle schoolers in the 90s, I didn’t really watch TV growing up. I preferred to read books, having been raised on the general theory that television is bad for the brain. 782 more words


An Open Ended Question or Not?

Would You Kill the Fat Man by David Edmonds

This book delves as deeply as a book can into trolleyology. Trolleyology, pioneered by Philippa Foot, is a study of a set of dilemmas imposed by variations on what is commonly known as the trolley problem. 1,150 more words

David Edmonds


The one whom I aspire to be like…a grumpy yet successful diplomat. Oh thank you @GrumpCat :)


Determinism Doesn't Mean a Micromanaging God

“Durdle Dwarves” is a simulation where little “Dwarf” pixels dig-through and build rock-like structures. They do this according to a set of 20 rules. A rule tests a Dwarf’s vicinity and provides a response. 954 more words

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Rehab en Francais?

I have made a bold decision: I am heading to Quebec for the weekend to commence an impromptu intervention aimed at my addictions.

I have had it with my wishy-washy, undisciplined self.   137 more words

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Marriage is Gay

I stopped myself and realized why I don’t understand why gay marriage is a problem for some people: I don’t understand marriage. It seems that marriage is meant to solidify by human invention what is essentially already visible in nature, that being the pairing of individuals within specific species. 168 more words

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