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Is a generalist, and very lazily believe specialization is for insects. You may follow my updates on twitter.

All omens are lucky

Aiming therefore at such great things, remember that you must not allow yourself to be carried, even with a slight tendency, towards the attainment of lesser things. Reading The Enchiridion by Epictetus.

By | 2017-04-07T02:06:47+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Good Read|0 Comments

Milk bottle

One beautiful March evening, on a narrow aisle in San Jose's fashionable Whole Foods Market, I walked past the 100% perfect milk bottle. 

By | 2017-03-21T02:04:22+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Diaries|0 Comments

Women like you drown oceans

“Once upon a time, the princess rose from the ashes her dragon lovers made of her & crowned herself the mother-fucking queen of herself. - how’s that for a happily ever after?”

By | 2017-02-04T23:24:25+00:00 February 4th, 2017|Poetry|0 Comments

Watcher in the rye

In 1984, Orwell added, people are controlled by inflicting pain. In Brave New World, they are controlled by inflicting pleasure. In short, Orwell feared that what we fear will ruin us. Huxley feared that what we desire will ruin us.

By | 2017-12-02T18:20:11+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Trivia|0 Comments

Keeping up with the Karamazovs my opinion miracles will never confound a realist. It is not miracles that bring a realist to faith. A true realist, if he is not a believer, will always find in himself the strength and ability not to believe in miracles as well, and if a miracle stands before him as an irrefutable fact, he will sooner doubt his own senses than admit the fact.

By | 2015-12-04T01:52:31+00:00 December 4th, 2015|Good Read|0 Comments


It takes a little time to create a gap between the witness and the mind. Once the gap is there, you are in for a great surprise, that you are not the mind, that you are the witness, a watcher.

By | 2015-08-13T17:10:18+00:00 August 13th, 2015|Trivia|0 Comments