Category Archives: philosophy

Debatable

Healthy debate is conducive to collective rationality. All too often, on the 21st century Internet, we get trapped in echo chambers. This post lists some folks with whom I think I disagree. It’s hard to tell for sure whether I … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Resolution is to care as little as possible about politics and political news

I am not contributing very much to awareness of current events through this blog. If I really wanted to curate the news well, I would put a hell of a lot more effort into it. My New Year’s Resolution is … Continue reading

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Ruminations on a superior blog: Bayou Renaissance Man

BRM simply cannot write boring blog posts. I think he cannot write bad blog posts either. To begin with…

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The next morning, the king of France rules a peaceful landscape, consisting of fifty million corpses

Originally posted by zhai2nan2 on 7 Aug 2014: Patti quoted a famous writer:

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New Year’s Resolution: waste less time on pointless blogging!

Happy New Year! Blogging does do a little bit of good for some people. Blogging is not necessarily the most efficient or practical use of my time. Blogging has gotten to be such a habit that I doubt I could … Continue reading

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