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    1. Happiness

      Tue 10 March 2015

      I've never understood Happiness as a life goal. I don't seek happiness, nor its kid sister Contentment. Contentment is stasis, and Happiness is a false idol - not the thing to pursue, but the consequence of pursuing the right thing.

      Discontent, on the other hand, is a driver. It's a force …

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    2. The Pitfalls of Luddism

      Thu 08 January 2015

      I get tired of hearing the same tired old critiques of technology. "Online anonymity has made us uncivil", "The Internet is destroying <insert business model here>", "Cellphone are destroying our attention spans," etc., etc. Most of it can be easily dismissed as the bitterness engendered by the world changing before …

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    3. New Blog

      Tue 16 September 2014

      It has been a long time since I have redesigned my personal blog. I keep having ideas for posts, but hated adding more content to a platform I wasn't very happy with. So out with Wordpress and in with Pelican.

      So what is Pelican? It's a static site generator written …

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    4. The Big Book Annoucement

      Sun 19 January 2014

      When I started the first 52 project, long ago in the spring of 2009, I thought that maybe, some day, writing all these stories would result in something. I thought that I might improve my writing skills. I was pretty sure I would develop ingrained habits around writing and a …

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    5. All that is not Kennric

      Fri 29 March 2013

      Supposedly, when asked how he was able to carve such a magnificent statue, Michelangelo said that he considered the marble and "chipped away all that wasn't David."

      It occurs to me that life is a process of chipping away. When you deal with depression the process is survival itself. As …

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