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the social graces still escape me

I wish people were more willing to converse on arbitrary topics. That they had unbounded curiosity, and were willing to discuss things they know little about in the hopes of being educated. I want to be able to walk up to someone at a party and start talking about why investing in space technology is [...]

What is Love?

So, now I’ve been thinking. How can you really define love? Coriolinus, the more I think about it the more I agree with you. Like I’ve said before, while I don’t think I need to wait till I feel ready to marry someone to tell them I love them, I do think it holds a [...]

in which I fail to achieve depression

Looking over my last few posts, I realize that it may seem that my life is focused entirely about my computer, with occasional forays into traditional college activities like classes. That is not exactly the case. I do other things, sometimes. I have been known to watch anime, play Dungeons and Dragons, read books for [...]

young and foolish

I was thinking about my second reaction to events, two years ago. Which was, “Oh my god they’re about to activate me to go to war.” And I thought, man, back then I was young and foolish. And I thought, how have I changed in the last two years? I really haven’t. I’m still just [...]

on later reflection, I think this is not true

Ok, I just thought of this now, but I’d be grateful of someone good at math would take a look at it and see if it makes sense. This may or may not have already been proven, but… Given that a point is defined as a location in two-dimensional space, and Given that a ray [...]

Thoughts of GaratHack

Sometimes I feel like I was one of the pioneers of the modern internet. Why? Long before the current popularity of blogging media, I had my own weblog. Before that was even a word. Granted, it was that way primarily because I can generate large quantities of prose without too much effort and I had [...]

Online Romancing

The internet is a great place to hang out. There are people around all the time, from all over the world, and there are enough of them that it’s not terribly difficult to find ones with interests similar to your own. I started chatting well over two years ago, and started using IRC about a [...]