Interest = competency

Had an interesting insight in the shower just now Moldbug has a quote that goes something like “everyone is right-wing with respect to their domain of competency” (verbiage mine). The example he gave was a 25 year old female kindergarten teacher. (Let’s assume pre-woke kindergarten teacher…). She will have typical 25-year-old girl opinions on any […]

Language is deeper than mere communication

I visited a behavioral psychologist friend’s home in the U.S. about a year ago. While there I got a call from someone back home. We had been speaking English but of course my phone call was in Japanese. He mentioned to me that very often when a person who speaks several languages associates a language […]

On Looping and Recursion

This post was prompted by a discussion about various programming languages on the Scientific Linux Forum. The discussion is in the member’s sub-forum, so I can’t link it here very effectively. wearetheborg wrote: I don’t understand the statement “…develop a sense time being slices along the t-axis (similar to thinking transactionally) instead of dealing in […]