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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Bad Dreams

[Content warning: Scary stuff, gawking at weird diseases] My first sign that something was up was when I noticed my Sleep Medicine textbook was written by a Dr. Dement. I reassured myself that it was probably just a coincidence, while … Continue reading

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Housekeeping Post February 2014

1. Today marks this blog’s first birthday. Hurrah! 2. I will be in the Bay Area from March 1 to sometime between March 13 to March 16 – I don’t have my flight out day yet. Some of you I … Continue reading

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Blogging The Anissimov – Smith Reaction Debate

I was really excited to hear about the video debate between Noah Smith and Michael Anissimov on neoreaction. Noah is an economics professor and author of the fantastically punnishly named blog Noah Pinion. He’s also a pretty liberal guy who … Continue reading

Links for February 2014

Buried in the comments of my last link post I found this little gem: New Frontiers Of Sobriety. A writer takes drugs that are pharmacological opposites of common drugs of abuse to see if he can become more sober than … Continue reading

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Seeming and Being Empathetic

“The most important thing is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” – George Burns The Empathy Exams is a good piece about medical actors. You should read it. Most of the communication skills classes I took … Continue reading

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More Search Terms That Have Led People To This Blog

[Trigger warning: profanity, slurs, incest, rape jokes, racism, and other unfiltered access to the consciousness of the Internet] The Anti-Reactionary FAQ is by far the most popular entry on this blog, with a total of 28,000 page views. Many of … Continue reading

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Based on your findings, which theory about alien thickness seems most valid or most accurate?

Seventh-grade science students with flexible ethics: you’ve come to the right place! Every so often I look at the search terms that led people to this blog. Most of them are what you would expect, but one of the top … Continue reading

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