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The Homonculus and the Non-Transcendent Language of Human Biology

July 29, 2009 by


Out of boredom, fun, and sometimes insult, I used to call my little sister “little people,” as if she were an other worldly human being actually composed of billions of tiny little people. To my then-increasingly agitated 12-year old mind, my irritable 8-year old sister was like a composition of uncontrollable pathetic little anarchic people. […]

Message Board Posting: Perception, Language, Memory

July 23, 2009 by


I think the ripe topic for this is the Chicago Bulls message boards online. At least for me. Even if I detest the Chicago Bulls management at this very moment (see Ben Gordon post below), I’m quite addicted to at least following their progress, and after 8 years of recreational posting, I’ve come to the […]

Fun with Religion

July 7, 2009 by


Daniel Everett’s account of living with the Piraha had some funny ass quotes about religion. (The Piraha are popularly known as the people with no numbers.) Though it’s always brought up in conversation and I consider myself “spiritual” (which seems to be the popular thing these days), I usually don’t care anything about religion other […]

Good Luck Ben Gordon, Fuck You Chicago Bulls, You Deserve to Implode

July 1, 2009 by


Sometimes when you want something to change, you want it to fail badly, so you can make a clean break and an accomodating radical change. I became a fan after the 1992 NBA Finals, after I got my first basketball hoop set, and after Cheryl decided she was going to collect basketball cards. That’s when […]