Categories
Philosophy Religion

Institutions & Religion

College, church, your local community, your favorite sports team exist within or as an institution. Over time, institutions corrupt. College has been corrupted by the internet. Its value is network at best, and status at worst. Then, we wait for a new institution to emerge. This will replace an old institution, or replace part of […]

Categories
Philosophy

Birth Rates and Control

The more children that are born, the faster a new generation can take hold. The less amount of children that are born, the slower an old generation can give up control.

Categories
Philosophy Religion

Gods and Nihilism

If religion is an attempt to explain the world around us, then the nihilistic nature of our society seems obvious. Our gods have become college, government and entertainment. College has become a mechanism to exchange future flexibility for an attempt at a mediocre life. Government has become a cure-all solution, where we ritualistically vote and […]

Categories
Philosophy

Perceiving Time

Lately I’ve been thinking about how people perceive time. There are a few things that will change how you perceive time. Boredom Public Speaking Pain Enjoyment

Categories
Programming

Frustrations and Programming

The most frustrated I get when I’m programming is when I focus on the outcome, and not the process. You can learn how to program by focusing on the outcome. But I think the truly excellent programmers understand the process. Example: I learned Ruby on Rails lately. It abstracts away a lot of the process. […]

Categories
Religion

Deconstruction of Meaning in Genesis 1:1

Here, I will systematically breakdown the first scripture in the book of Genesis. I’ve always had a fascination with this scripture, and I want to deconstruct and attempt to understand all of the knowledge and information, implicit and explicit, that is mentioned here. Read along, and please leave a comment if you disagree or think […]