Time

Being that this is the week after our semi-annual, fuck-with-my-sleep-for-a-week thing we call the daylight saving time "Fall back," I thought I would write about TIME today. I have always had an uneasy relationship with time. It may or may not have started when, as a young child, I observed the arbitrariness of certain aspects …

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What is the Real Difference Between Competence and the Appearance of Competence?

From all outside observation, most people would say I was very good at school. I got good grades and generally followed the rules. I have years of report cards and transcripts that show how capable I was, how much I learned. My final high school GPA was about 3.6 on a 4.0 scale. The problem …

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New Earth

Right now, in the Canary Island known as La Palma, a volcano is actively erupting. More than 6000 people have been evacuated from the affected area and lava has been flowing for days out of fissures running down the southeast side of the island, destroying everything in its gravity-led path toward the Atlantic Ocean. Having …

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