Why The Holy Bible is the Greatest Book Ever Written

Most People Miss The Forrest Through the Trees If you’re not a believer in literal interpretations of ancient teachings, you’re not very popular. If you appreciate the value of the teachings without succumbing to euphoric indoctrination or pure antagonism, you’re even less popular. Striking a balance where you don’t buy into the general belief in……...


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What Worry Warts Elon Musk and Geoffrey Hinton May Be Missing About AI

If the universe was malevolent and immoral, we wouldn’t even be here. So far, only humans have shown the capacity to be destructive with a purpose, so why assume superintelligence will be worse? For a limited time, get this paywalled post delivered to your email by subscribing to my free newsletter. Alternatively, if you join……...


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No UFOs; Never Have Been, Never Will Be

Do you have a burning desire to spend all your money to travel to distant jungles to strike up convos with screeching monkeys in trees? I’m not dressing up posts with header images anymore. Clean and simple. But, for this one, I’ll make an exception. It’s funny, and it drives the point home. For the…

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Scott Adams: “Everything I was told about America as a kid was a lie.”

“History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren’t there.” ~ George Santayana History is always written wrong, and so always needs to be rewritten. … What is interesting is brought forward as if it had been central and efficacious in the march of events, and harmonies are……...


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Thailand Road Trip: Nikhom Kham Soi, Mukdahan

A Taste of Hyper-Intense Thai Neighborhood Life Part 1: Thailand Road Trip: Pattaya to Mukdahan via Sisaket Preface and Summary To preface this part two of my Thailand road trip from Pattaya up to Mukdahan Province via Sisaket and back—1,540 kilometers round-trip, just shy of 1,000 miles (960 to be exact)—here’s the reaction to part……...


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The Obesity of Nations — Introduction

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of Introduction Purpose. That’s a play on the famous Scottish economist-philosopher’s tome of 1776. Adam Smith. Why that’s so will become apparent over the course of this series. It’s not just a coincidence, but a factor in the multifactorial cause of why people get fat. Because of the…

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America Is Skating on Thin Ice

It Has Lost Its Moral Compass By Abandoning The Practical for Feels Alone America was the first country founded on an idea, not just the conquest of real estate. Initially a territory for exploration, it evolved into a British colony, and with a growing population, the imperative to separate and form a unique country emerged.…

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Thailand Road Trip: Pattaya to Mukdahan via Sisaket

A Visit With The Girls; Then a Lesson in Infrastructure Development and Mom & Pop Entrepreneurship on Hyperdrive INTRODUCTION There’s a difference between sitting around, reading everyone’s hot takes, and waxing poetic about it…and actually doing some original journaling and logging and telling real stories. The latter means getting off your ass, gathering facts or……...


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A Most Awful Rant

A Peaceful Walk Up To A Shrine Turns Ugly and Sour It all started with good intentions. I looked outside and thought, “This is a perfect day.” A tropical, hot, and humid country, but at 7 o’clock in the morning, it was overcast and misting just enough to keep things cool. Ideal for a walk.…

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