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October 5, 2015

Philosopher says

One definition of a philosopher is someone who thinks that what goes without saying goes even better with saying.

October 4, 2015

A medical procedure that alters people's brains

There's a lot of talk about a medical procedure that alters people's brains so they'll become sexually enslaved to the first person they see afterward, the way baby geese supposedly think that you're their mother if you're on hand when they hatch. The characters rush to secure the participation of whoever has been tantalizing or rejecting them.

October 2, 2015

Work is defined by the complexity

"College Graduates Are Wasting Their Degrees in Low-Skilled Jobs," that "Skilled Workers Are in Short Supply." We're raised, in the culture of American capitalism, to believe certain things, without question, namely that the value of work is defined by the complexity of the task and not the execution of it, that certain types of work are not worthy of devoting a lifetime to.