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Videogames

We Grind For Things We Don’t Need, To Impress People Who Aren’t Looking

It’s August, and I’ve been playing a lot of Destiny 2. I’m playing it with my brother – ostensibly, to have fun. But that’s not the full story.  I mean, we could have done it any time, but we didn’t. We started playing at the beginning of the month, and why? Because the “Solstice of […]

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Philosophy

Proven by Science

One of my favorite authors keeps mentioning the 5-Minute Journal so I thought I’d check it out. Looks nice – and claims its effectiveness to be “proven by science.” The web page cites (but does not link to) a “multi-year project” by the University of California. Again, the journal looks nice, and I take no […]