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The Golden Rule vs. “Theory of Mind”

Stated in plain English, the Golden Rule says, Treat other people the way you want to be treated. The implication is that, since we all want to be treated the same way, each of us treating others the way we … Continue reading

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“‘blindness” revisited

The original post must have been among the ones lost to the Blog-Eating Beast a few years ago, because it isn’t here now… The topic has become relevant again, however, because a few of the bloggers I follow have been … Continue reading

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bits and pieces: late October update

I’m somewhat disappointed that WordPress decided to send me a ‘Happy Blogging Anniversary’ message a day early this year. It’s the “Thanks for flying with us” part that would have made it funny (in a twisted sort of way), this … Continue reading

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No More “Glitches” for a While (with long and tirade-y explanation including things that aren’t grammar-related)

Sorry, but I’m going to have to use figurative language in this one (which is sort of important to a point I’m trying to make)…  This is how it’s supposed to work:  You believe something such as All cats hate … Continue reading

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Bits and pieces: May 22

It shouldn’t bother me, but it does… I don’t like anyone shortening my name. I’m Thomas, not Tom (and gods help you if you call me Tommy to my face). If that’s too hard to remember, just call me Weaver … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he realizes it’s better to quit and try again later.

Tried to write a blog post in response to an article about ‘the only way to write a realistic female character.’ Got angry, went on a tangent, lost focus… Tried to write a blog post in response to someone’s comment … Continue reading

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In space, no one can hear you talk to yourself…

My wake/sleep cycle is fucked. I don’t mean that as a complaint, just an observation. Lacking anything to keep me more-or-less on someone else’s “normal” schedule, I immediately fell into Awake for 20 hours, sleep for 6, rinse and repeat … Continue reading

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