Well smoke my cheddar and call me cheese! That would be a fun experiment... Not to smoke my cheddar and call me cheese, but to say that to one hundred different people and take note of how each one of them interprets it. Maybe I'll do that some day. I could just walk around the … Continue reading I’m Watching People Become Robots, and It’s Scary
Boy oh boy oh boy. What is life? How did I get here? Whose car is that? Is that your car? That's a nice car. I don't know what I'm saying. Or typing. Whatever. I don't know anything right now. I'm having one of those days where my brain feels like it's trying to escape … Continue reading Do We Have Too Many Choices?
Did I miss anything? Could you imagine if you woke up from a year-long coma right now? Christ, I accidentally cut my finger and then got lemon juice in the cut and then rubbed it with a hot pepper. Now this band-aid is harder to open than a can of pickles in a snow storm. … Continue reading Do We Have Control of Our Poo?
Hi. My name is Jimmy Scrimnibbler, and I like to bump lines of COCAINE every Monday morning. It really gets me on the right track, you know. A lot of people despise Mondays, but that’s because they have nothing to look forward to. Me? I have cocaine to look forward to. So, yes, Mondays could … Continue reading Jimmy Scrimnibbler and How the Way We Exchange Information Changes Our Behavior
I’ve always been fascinated by existence. It’s crazy to think about what it actually means to exist, or why. Lately, I’ve been reading The Origins and History of Consciousness by Erich Neumann and trying my hand at meditation, which has really forced me to face my own consciousness and grapple with the experience of what … Continue reading The Reality Crisis
When I was younger, I thought nothing mattered. I looked up to the stars at night and pondered on my tiny tiny place in an overwhelmingly large universe, and I came to a conclusion: no matter what I did in my life, it would be so small in comparison to the universe, it would never … Continue reading Combating Nihilism: Finding Meaning in a Meaningless Life
Whether we’re not on it all, check it every once in a while, or consider ourselves an “influencer,” one thing we can’t deny is that social media has changed us. It has changed the way we interact, make friends, maintain relationships, and even how we see the world. Before social media, people only lived in … Continue reading Why Time Doesn’t Exist on Social Media and How the Digital World Changes our Perception of Reality