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Bruce Lee vs. N Kicks

Bruce Lee vs. N Kicks

Spoiler alert: I'm gonna start off talking about kung fu and then segue into probably the nerdiest stuff I've ever said.

There is a Bruce Lee quotation: "I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has ...

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Prescience vs. Free Will

Prescience vs. Free Will

Jun 5 , 2015 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Waxing Sophistic | 0 Comments

I've been reading about predestination a bunch lately. (Because, honestly, the concept is horrifying, and I wonder why so many Christians are apparently OK with it.) An interesting thing with these conversations is there's almost always some guy who ...

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Folsom Prison Injustice

Folsom Prison Injustice

Apr 27 , 2015 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | My Alienating Opinions | 0 Comments

Do you remember the song “Cocaine Blues”? The most famous version is probably Johnny Cash’s. It’s the classic story. Boy meets girl. Boy and girl fall in love. Boy accuses ...

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Hatereading: Atlas Shrugged

Hatereading: Atlas Shrugged

Apr 15 , 2015 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Hatereading | 0 Comments

I like to read books I know I won’t like. I feel like it’s important to keep myself honest by at least giving them a shot. I make fun of Ayn Rand and Objectivism a lot. Like,

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Con-drama part 7053

Con-drama part 7053

With MTAC coming up this weekend, it seems a prime time to talk about this. Oh fortuitous timing!

So there's con drama going down in Indiana right now. Surprisingly, it's not quite your usual ...

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Ancient Feminist Texts

Ancient Feminist Texts

One of the most beloved texts in the Christian Bible when it comes to women’s spirituality is Proverb 31. This is kind of fascinating in that one major facet of this passage that tends to get widely ignored is that it is one of the most ...

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Encores are garbage

Encores are garbage

You know what practice I can’t stand in live music? Encores. They’re such a transparent waste of everyone’s time.

There are two situations where you might be inclined to do an encore:

  1. ...

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Cynicism and Optimism

Cynicism and Optimism

Feb 25 , 2015 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | My Alienating Opinions | 0 Comments

Despite not believing in “good people”, I have a strong tendency to try to treat everyone as if they are ultimately trying to be “good people.” I have two trends in my own thinking that I’ve recently realized concerning this. They ...

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Hatereading: His Dark Materials

Hatereading: His Dark Materials

Feb 11 , 2015 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Hatereading | 0 Comments

I’ve been meaning to do this Hatereading for a while; I should probably finish it while it’s still winter and thus vaguely relevant!

His Dark Materials*! In all honesty, I didn’t actually hateread this series ...

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