Author Archives: Dave

This is the best insight into American politics I have heard this year (18 minutes long)

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I made a playlist: Christmas music that doesn’t suck

Link to the playlist in the Spotify:

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How to play Wavelength (“the telepathic party game”) online

Wavelength is a social guessing game in which two teams compete to read each other’s minds. Continue reading

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A letter to my son (about death)

Dear son, It is the year 2020. Here are some things that are, as far as I know, true: All of humanity lives on Earth, the third planet from our local star the Sun. The Earth is orbiting the Sun … Continue reading

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Series to watch during a pandemic

Recently my friend Dave asked me to recommend him some series to watch while he is housebound due to the COVID-19 pandemic. So! Here are my suggestions… (For reference, here is the rating system I use). Series I recommend watching … Continue reading

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Dave’s Overall Rating System (DORS)

1 star = Poor2 stars = Average3 stars = Good3.5 stars = Good with moments of greatness4 stars = Great4.5 stars = Great with moments of excellence5 stars = Excellent

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How my family moved to a flexitarian diet

My family & I have recently moved to a more plant-based diet because of the health benefits and lower impact on the environment. I have long-term ambitions to eventually be vegan so this flexitarian diet is for me hopefully a … Continue reading

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Guidelines for living

Make the most out of life take part Have fun life is short Be kind don’t be a dick

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Phillip K. Dick’s afterword for A Scanner Darkly

This has been a novel about some people who were punished entirely too much for what they did. They wanted to have a good time, but they were like children playing in the street; they could see one after another … Continue reading

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The Good Friend

Do any of us really actually care for each other? Or is everything we do ultimately in our own self-interest? Isn’t looking out for the interests of my family & children in a way acting to guarantee the continuation of … Continue reading

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