Monthly Archives: July 2010

Are You Serious?

As many of those who know me quite well would probably attest, I’m a rather serious person.  This doesn’t mean that I’m opposed to fun or laughter or absurdity or even relaxing, but it does mean that I tend to … Continue reading

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Paleo-Sex–Or Why Monogamy is more of an ideal than a reality…

Recently, a new book, Sex at Dawn was just released and it has stirred up a bit of discussion and controversy, not the least on Andrew Sullivan’s blog, which I tend to read a lot. Basically, the book seems to … Continue reading

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Truth..

In my life, as I’ve mentioned here before, I try to live as transparently as possible.  I also try to be honest at all times as best as I can.  This isn’t hard, in my view, because spinning a web … Continue reading

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Applied Feedback systems–Economics

Sorry it’s been a few days.  I had my 20th year High School Reunion to attend to, and that took up most of my energy for most of the last week… In any case–this post was inspired by a thought … Continue reading

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Feedback systems take one…

It’s late and I’ve wanted to write about feedback systems all day, but there was so much to do. Anyway, feedback systems are pretty damn cool and understanding how they exist and shape our world seems like something that everyone … Continue reading

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Of Walls and Preferences…

Today I somehow got onto the thought of the walls that people build within themselves. Most of us have at least some walls–and by walls, I mean mental guard structures that we have have either set up or have inherited … Continue reading

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The Nature and Meaning of Relationships

I don’t know when I first came to this conclusion, but it was many years ago that I came to think of a relationship between two human beings as being analogous to a tree.  This metaphor has worked quite well … Continue reading

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Religion, Meaning, and Food Analogies..

This morning I read an interesting post over on Andrew Sullivan’s blog by one of his “under-bloggers” named Patrick Appel.  Patrick considers himself an agnostic or pantheist (depending on how you define the terms..) and in this post he is … Continue reading

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Puzzle pieces… more on trees later…

Yes, I spoke of a post on trees and relationships last time I posted–but time has not been all that available.. and it isn’t right at the moment either. In any case, as I was just riding in to campus, … Continue reading

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Data point–Food

Although I had thought of an interesting post about my most common symbolic representation of relationships and social activities earlier today–I’m gonna hold off on that, because I’m just too exhausted to think clearly enough to get everything out that … Continue reading

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