I muse on whether there is a link between being easily stressed by having to keep many things in mind and having a rights-based, individualist political intuition. Read more (12 min, 3100 words).
A quick, improvised post inspired by a question put to me on Twitter. Read more (4 min, 1000 words).
I discuss the difference between stress buckets and stress plates and conclude that my plate is making it hard for me to feel well. Read more (6 min, 1500 words).
I sum up 2020 and digress a little about writing, creativity and how things become part of the past. Read more (14 min, 3500 words).
I make up ten variations of my version of the political compass from last year. Some small and fun, some large and serious, and it all comes together by the end. Read more (36 min, 8900 words).
A dialog on how everything is. Read more (6 min, 1600 words).
What are the equivalents of the word "ahistorical" for other disciplines? Read more (6 min, 1400 words).
A tale on the nature of footnotes, writing in general, and other things, told almost entirely in footnotes. Read more (18 min, 5500 words).
I roleplay being a culture warrior in response to something unusually irritating, and decide not to do it again. Read more (15 min, 3800 words).
I'm apprehensive about transhumanism, and have no particular desire to live forever. A big part of the reason is that I believe happiness is precarious, and our chance at achieveing it in radically altered circumstances is not great.
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