The Deification Problem

Today's blog post is a little more serious and complex than my usual existential tour de stories and self-help stuff, and it largely has to do with a complex problem that I have been in deep thought about, given experiences in life and a lot of observation in human behavior. It's a problem I call … Continue reading The Deification Problem

My Time At Portia

Another recent gaming purchase of mine has been My Time At Portia, which is basically a life simulator similar to games like Harvest Moon and Stardew Valley. Interestingly enough both this and my previous purchase, Genesis: Alpha One, were published by Team17. It seems they know how to pick good titles as, like Genesis, Portia … Continue reading My Time At Portia

On Love: Conditional by Default

I answer a lot of questions on Quora, a website where people can ask questions and receive answers from all kinds of people; whether it be from academics, blue collar workers or very scary Objectivist's such as myself. It's an enjoyable activity of mine, and I usually focus on the topics that are of biggest … Continue reading On Love: Conditional by Default

The Short Term Doesn’t Exist

Something I have recently heard in discussions is the dichotomy between the "short term" and "long term" goal mindsets; the idea that you can create goals across the span of a certain amount of time, with some of it being defined as "long", and other goals defined as "short". The distinction and where a goal … Continue reading The Short Term Doesn’t Exist