‘Pickpockets’ {a syntax mashering}

“% ‘$theSidewaysScrew’ = %” The YouTube ad said something like \\ “They gave out free tickets to psychiatric institutions” I clicked over to the tab, & It said the ‘truth’ logo (A US anti-smoking campqign targetered at teens/YA) But I tried to replay it, But could not; You cannot replay ads on YT. So and […]

A note on the utility of gender-free pronouns in literature

Consider the phrase “the Raven of Stars begins xyr dance” which is what I was writing (for the Discordian Postcard Conspiracy) the first time I decided I required a multiple genderless possessive. In my case, I wanted to specify that despite being a ‘the’ the Raven of Stars was not-singular yet not-separated entities, and also that […]

Night Notes – 2/2/2017

Night: Assemblage . . . Cataplexy – – – Apoplexy No divisions remain. Destruction of the trumpsters. Whatever. Failure of the whales. Elemental standing. Crucifixion. Nothing assembling. Nothing adding. Incoherence . . . . Imagine that you are addressing your readers for a moment . . : Relate to stability; “Rage, rage against the dying […]

The Manhattan Project Fallacy -Adam Elkus

“Much of the world’s social problems arise from technical rationality and its bureaucratic “technology” run amok. More of the same is not a solution but part of the very problem that technical rationality supposedly is supposed to solve.” “Computational intractability proved to be the most significant technical and scientific obstacle to be solved, necessitating the […]

Less than optimal habit… (Extended Exploration of Ideas) – Attraction and Desire

The correct response when a girl turns you down is not ‘oh that’s cool’, although thats steps above many other possible ways to react. ‘sucks for me’ would be one possible response, or some other thing…. that would be better than that. ‘oh thats cool’ implies that it is up to you to grant that […]

Unsent Draft Text to Disappearing Girl

And now to lead with something nicer… Unstudied shades lurk and swirl A rose without thorns would be less sweet A chance is asked but not demanded A five for changing A faery for blaming A tweak-ed weekend Becomes all the choices made Assume not nor slander Webs of darts and malice surround But the […]