I strive to understand the present state of the world and explore new facets of life without prejudice or agenda. My blog follows my pursuit of this goal and my manifesto.
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Published: Feb 10, 2020
Last update: Feb 17, 2020
I've recently noticed a lot of debate around whether or not we should consume the news. I hear everything from "It's your civil and democratic duty to consume as much as possible," to "You should avoid all news because it will make you anxious and angry." Where does the truth lie...?
Published: Jan 20, 2020
A reflection of how I changed last year (v26) and an outline for how I'd like to change this year (v27). This is my self-administered annual review, similar to what most people do on the new year, but scheduled on my birthday instead.
Published: Dec 23, 2019
This is less of a blog post and more of an announcement. My wife, dog, and I are moving to Europe for a year starting in October 2020! We're obviously extremely excited for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and I plan to write about it often both leading up to and during our adventure...
Published: Dec 22, 2019
While there's no doubt inequality exists both locally and globally, I think it's important to remind ourselves that there's never been a better time to be alive. The majority of people living in first-world countries have a higher standard of living today than Rockafeller (the richest person in history) did just a century ago...
Published: Dec 20, 2019
Legacy is a word that invokes connotations of rich, white guys stamping their name on a hospital wings or seeking power and wealth so they can end up in the history books. To me, this is not what defines legacy...
Published: Dec 17, 2019
We live in a complex, every-changing world. I think it's easy to look back and tell ourselves how good of a job we did predicting the future. What we don't see is our own confirmation bias—the fact that we only remember the things we predicted well, not what we predicted poorly...
Published: Dec 09, 2019
Last update: Dec 13, 2019
Today I was summoned to court in Boulder to fulfill my civic duty. This is the first time I've ever been summoned for jury duty. I wasn't quite sure what to expect, but I came away with a lesson that I'll continue to ponder for some time...