Category: Personal

Personal Thoughts and Experiences

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Some Thoughts on Free Will

“The U.S. Supreme Court has called free will a “universal and persistent” foundation for our system of law, distinct from “a deterministic view of human conduct that is inconsistent with the underlying precepts of...

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Blame, Fault, and Personal Attribution

Estimated reading time: 10 minutes The English phrase “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.” has an interesting implication; it means to tell us that there are certain conditions...

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Is life a rough ride?

We all endure trials and challenges. We all endure difficulties, setbacks, frustrations, and non-ideal circumstances. Life can be a rough ride. But as this article will explain; the roughness of the ride of life...

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Night Photography

I’ve been doing some night photography — an old hobby of mine which I have resurrected. All photos are available for use, please link back if you use them.

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Happy music 2015 wrap up

Here’s my list of personal top 5 favourite songs from 2015. It’s a mix of trance and techno mainly. This is happy music. In no particular order. (Note: just because I put it here doesn’t...

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One great wish: A world with no money

If I were “miss universe” standing in my bikini before the world and were asked “what’s your greatest wish for the world?” my answer would be: A world that has outgrown money I use the...

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Why we don’t do things

With the new year upon us, many people are setting their “new year’s resolutions” — usually an inordinately long set of goals that are cute and ornate, but unrealistic. Nevertheless, when you crack down...

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The Rock-Paper-Scissors Effect

I was recently watching the DOTA 2 2014 international championships. In these epic games, the best of the best teams play off against each other to find a world champion, this is not unlike...

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TED — top 10 ideas worth speading

Approximately two years ago I first came across TED.com, it was on my smartphone and it was a highly recommended app. I don’t know why, but I decided to install it and watch the...

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How much don’t I know?

Are you aware of, or can you perceive, the volume of knowledge in the universe that you do not presently have? It’s a simple question, do you know how little you really know?… I...