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Householder

I received a book for Christmas this year (from my Mother, as is often the case) titled “Man of the House” by C.R. Wiley. Although I have not read the entire thing I have skimmed it deeply enough to gain … Continue reading

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Rules for Nodes

Abstract Ten Commandments 0: Granting freedom to sub nodes characterizes the most powerful node in the hierarchy. Recognize the global hierarchy root. 1: Flawed models of the node hierarchy are pathological. Abstain. 2: Freedom to abstain is a fundamental fractal. … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Short Media Reviews

I’ve been collecting a bunch of small fragments of ideas about various movies and books. Figured I’d put them up here. Movies 9 Good stuff set some ideas up about teamwork complete setting simple story Bad stuff half constructed metaphors … Continue reading

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SpoOratory Ep5

A half-cast today. Just Luke and I were recorded, but we were talking about intra-family dynamics and business stuff. SpoonCast2016-02-04 Also present at various times, but not audible, were Kevin, Travis, and Ben. Recorded 2016-02-04. 00:21 Hierarchy of social needs

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SpoOratory Ep4

Lots of talk about lots of things. Recorded 2016-01-28 SpoonCast2016-01-28 01:03 The Witness (the game)

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Logical Consistency and Truth

In short, internal consistency is the baseline requirement to take anything seriously. If it doesnít agree with itself, it canít possibly be true. Specifically as pertaining to political policies, something can’t be useful unless it is true, because lies always … Continue reading

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Oppression in the Name of Love

In the USA, at the time of this writing, our Government is pretty good at moderate but pervasive oppression. Oppression that isn’t really bad enough for people to complain too loudly. I mean, it’s a lot worse other places, but … Continue reading

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Bring Singapore to Camarillo

I’ve wanted to live in Singapore for a long time. The style and attitude of the government really appeals to me. I even visited, and was quite pleased with the experience. But my parents, wife, kids, friends, and church are … Continue reading

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A Mental Road Trip of Two Tragedies

To the people of the United States of America, Every time I hear outcry over the tragedy of a school shooting, it reminds me about self-driving cars. Yes, the road is a bit long, but I’m prepared to do all … Continue reading

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The density of Plutonium

I noticed that the density numbers were missing from the Plutonium isotope pages on Wikipedia. If we take the Pu244 density of 19.816†g/cm3 from the wikipedia page as veracious, the other isotope densities are easy to derive. Since the chemical … Continue reading

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