TheJach.com

Jach's personal blog

(Largely containing a mind-dump to myselves: past, present, and future)
Current favorite quote: "Supposedly smart people are weirdly ignorant of Bayes' Rule." William B Vogt, 2010

Posts with tag "philosophy"

Why Should I Care? - 2009-06-12 01:29:12

Learning (and Teaching) - 2009-06-12 01:54:53

The Man Who Values Money - 2009-06-26 09:58:04

The need for change - 2009-07-19 06:15:02

Violence as I see it - 2009-07-22 10:43:13

Reversed Stupidity Is Not Intelligence - 2009-07-26 11:23:23

Back to the GPL - 2009-07-28 07:30:20

On Altruism - 2009-09-01 10:08:51

A World Without IP - 2009-09-27 18:52:40

Where Philosophies Break Down - 2009-10-13 09:22:26

Philosophy is Easy - 2009-10-14 09:57:09

Good Procrastination - 2009-10-22 11:12:03

To the veterans and all military - 2009-11-11 18:35:41

Philosophy is a step above religion - 2009-11-24 14:20:21

Views On Sex - 2009-11-29 09:08:18

Free Will - 2009-12-02 09:38:40

Having One Tool - 2009-12-15 20:02:23

Idiot Smackdown! - 2009-12-15 22:15:54

Nosce te ipsum - 2010-01-13 05:28:56

A small retraction - 2010-01-20 12:40:45

On money, and Curiosity as the currency of the future - 2010-02-09 06:41:07

A brief foray into determinism - 2010-04-17 02:33:02

Nationalistic Social Change is Disgusting - 2010-11-27 14:38:08

Short argument against Pascal's Wager - 2010-12-07 12:18:45

Attacking Mere Employees Doing Their Jobs - 2011-04-16 01:48:30

Against explaining to grandmothers - 2011-05-15 05:37:25

Why vim? Or: Why a text editor, not an IDE? - 2011-07-17 09:05:22

Inferential Distances Again - 2011-08-14 13:56:55

Anarchy vs. Sovereign Structures - 2011-08-27 09:45:29

The best is the enemy of the better - 2011-09-02 18:41:00

Forms of atheism and death tolls - 2011-09-28 13:06:37

Furcadia is Dead - 2011-10-14 12:21:55

Smartness - 2011-10-16 11:45:05

Where did God get his morality? - 2011-10-19 09:09:25

The Graph Nature of Reality - 2011-10-21 09:27:18

Tracing Beliefs - 2011-11-26 12:19:04

Some grounding for protests - 2011-12-02 20:41:42

Knowledge Basilisks - 2011-12-02 21:12:36

Thoughts On Immortality, Cryonics - 2011-12-08 16:22:39

An explanation and example of Naive Bayes - 2012-01-12 14:12:31

Rich fool buys something frivolous, therefore... - 2012-01-22 19:29:06

Possibility and Free Will - 2012-02-04 20:36:35

The Movie Crash - 2012-02-09 12:33:08

New About Page Section - 2012-02-21 12:16:58

Intellectual Gratification - 2012-02-25 20:59:15

What does it mean to prove something? - 2012-03-08 03:07:00

Circus Math Considered Harmful - 2012-03-14 02:03:19

Proofs for and against God - 2012-03-25 16:48:50

1000 Lines - 2012-04-18 01:24:00

Weeder courses: yea or nay? - 2012-05-16 10:22:06

Citizen of the Internet - 2012-08-24 08:11:10

Cowardice - 2012-09-04 11:54:04

The futility of Anarchy - 2012-09-04 13:18:18

Absence of Evidence is Evidence of Absence - 2012-10-17 06:03:14

Code Licenses Again, or The GPL is Like Communism - 2013-01-16 05:07:39

What's the problem? - 2013-01-16 05:32:56

Is perception reduction sufficient for justifying a belief? - 2013-02-11 08:53:50

On rape accusations - 2013-04-05 23:40:14

Guided functions - 2013-05-26 17:22:15

What I'm Not Writing About - 2013-10-26 17:42:56

Two Simple Solutions to the Abortion Problem - 2013-10-27 12:40:31

User testing ought to include extra dimensions on the User attribute - 2013-11-06 16:01:26

Answers to two questions about government - 2014-01-02 07:09:00

Child Labor - 2014-06-10 10:54:53

Comment on governance and other things - 2014-08-03 00:49:15

Another rambling defense of human behavior on the Allais Paradox - 2015-05-30 08:23:54

In favor of privacy, but not as a right - 2016-01-09 02:56:21

Automated anonymous surveying - 2016-02-03 14:24:47

Apple should bow to the court - 2016-02-25 01:20:05

No white pride here - 2016-04-02 07:30:18

There is no victory - 2016-04-12 08:23:24

Thought Dump - 2016-12-06 06:55:45

Mindlessness Meditation - 2017-02-24 01:30:19

How you might see some of the dead again - 2017-06-02 07:21:53

What is philosophy? - 2017-07-29 20:46:27