Monday, September 27, 2010


I am starting this blog mostly because I HAVE A TON TO SAY ABOUT EVERYTHING, and I rarely have a large audience. Also, I've been meaning to start a journal of thoughts for some time, so this blog has a self-serving purpose as well.

This is a test post so I can learn how to configure and properly write posts, and so I can see what they look like on the blog page. My content will improve as I get comfortable with the format and process of posting, but to whet your appetite, here is a concise autobiography:

I am an antitheist/hedonist/absurdist as a means to cope with an existential crisis resulting from my realization that determinism/probabilism are the most likely models for reality after accepting scientific positivism as the best method for obtaining truth because of my studies in physics and chemistry. I am also prone to grandiosity because of hyper-intelligence (is this recursive?).

Here are some links to clarify the above sentences; it is probably only necessary to read the first paragraph of each page:

Wikipedia is an exceptional site...

This blog will also contain commentary on the following topics when I feel like it:

  • Heroes Of Newerth!
  • Outdoor sports such as hiking, climbing, kayaking, surfing, and snowboarding!
  • Ultimate Frisbee!
  • Science fiction/fantasy (especially literature by Iain M. Banks)!
  • Philosophy!
  • Science!
  • Pretentiously refined and sophisticated opinions on music!
  • Politics (if I get angry enough to care)!
  • True urban adventure stories starring your hero, me!
  • Random thoughts for public evaluation!

Please comment; I will almost certainly respond if you provoke me intelligently!


  1. Uh oh, an absurdist...did you fail at nihilism?
    Just playin'. Get your configure on, and we shall see what you have to say.

  2. I like the way that you are thinking and i want to ask you something. Why does so much of the world believe in religions if there false groups?
    by the way you seem smart so im followin you

  3. hmmm very interesting, looking forward to hearing what you have to say about certain matters on religion and science

  4. Adults with imaginary friends are stupid

    /enuff said

  5. this is a good post that makes me want to come back for more

  6. You sound just like me. I am classified as a "genius" because of my IQ and ability to learn exceptionally fast. I'm also interested in science, HoN, and Politics when the need arises. I'm going to follow you.

  7. Hmm, interesting description of yourself. I consider myself a bit of a determinist myself. I'll have to keep track of your stuff to see what you can come up with

  8. I'll take a quote from an old Batman episode towards Edward Nigma, by his old boss, "If you're so smart, then why aren't you rich?"

  9. I'm definitely looking forward to true urban adventure stories, I love story time. Everything is definitely interesting, sci-fi/fantasy, science, and philosophy especially. Look forward to more.

  10. you are incredibly pretentious

  11. At least you are not a sociopath! That is always a plus. How many nightmares do you get on a regular basis? How many when you were younger?

  12. What kind of education are you following actually? I bet anything without these things you are talking about :D

  13. I approve of your use of big words and delusions of grandeur. I shall follow to see what else you come up with.