“Age is a state of mind.” –Hermann Hesse “Age isn't how old you are but how old you feel.” - Gabriel Garcia Marquez One of my favorite subjects in high school was geometry. I especially enjoyed doing geometric proofs where, using a set of rules, or theorems, we would start with a set of agreed-upon … Continue reading The Self-Identification Retirement Plan
Back in 1950 Akira Kurosawa made Rashomon, IMDB as describes the plot, A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view. Thus, the Rashomon effect, The Rashomon effect occurs when the same event is given contradictory interpretations by different individuals involved. The effect is named after Akira Kurosawa's 1950 film Rashomon, in which a murder … Continue reading Your lyin’ eyes UPDATED
Particularly after we see stuff like this via project Veritas: Remember every single direct message you have sent on Twitter is in these guys hands, does anyone think for one moment that they wouldn't use your direct messages for political purposes? I'd like to say it's amazing but I"m not amazed at all.
In 1999 I had to take a diversity course during my final semester of college out east while completing my first master degree. It was here that I learned of the new view that immigration into the US should resemble a stew instead of a melting pot. This concept greatly disturbed me even then, and … Continue reading Unintended Consequences