Religion: Killing yourself with prayer

Religion: Killing yourself with prayer I want to stress I got a lot of great things out my fling with religion, especially some great friends and a lot of under the table style hedonism. There were a few years of my youth that religion, particularly episcopalian Christianity, played a role in my moral compass and […]

Revolution, Power, Entrepreneurship

Revolution, Power, Entrepreneurship “Lest we forget at least an over-the-shoulder acknowledgment to the very first radical: from all our legends, mythology, and history (and who is to know where mythology leaves off and history begins — or which is which), the first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so […]

Relationships, Patriarchy and Dating Norms.

Relationships, Patriarchy and Dating Norms. I was on the phone with her, lying on my bed as I’ve done time and time again, we were discussing the dating norm of men making the first move.  “It puts a lot of unnecessary stress on a young man”, I said in protest of the standard. Her response […]

Nozick and Star Trek

Nozick and Star Trek Robert Nozick has a very famous thought experiment that can be summed up to the following: Imagine there was a machine, while in the machine, an algorithm is run that lets you experience anything you want. Thus, maximizing your happiness. The machine is cable of giving you hardship, boredom, heartbreak, etc […]