OR "Stupid People Aren't Smart Enough to Know They're Stupid" Recently, in my home town, there was an event that grabbed attention all over the world: the trucker “Freedom Rally”. Like so many topics now-a-days, it was an extremely polarizing event. Everyone had/has an opinion on the trucker protests, and many other topics, and it … Continue reading Critical Thinking & Dunning-Kruger
Been quite a bit of “radio silence” on my blog lately, but there is a reason for that: I’m back to life in the military. I've reported to school and have been doing actual learning for a few days. Relearning how to soldier is a bit anxiety inducing, since (generally) military instructors are a rather … Continue reading “He Who Has a Why…”
It feels like ages that end in zero are landmark ages. I don’t think I've ever heard someone say that they want to achieve certain goals before they hit 27, or 33; its always 30, or 40, or in my case: 50. The setting of goals requires a certain amount of self reflection and as … Continue reading My Struggle and My Legacy.
September has been a rough month for me. The last several months have been rough, but September was particularly rough. At the end of August we went on a bit of a holiday, and had a really nice time. We went to a friends cabin and spent a few days there, just my wife and … Continue reading Wake Me When September Ends!
I have read far too many news articles with quotes of officials stating "we have more cases because we have done more testing", and it is really bothering me. I've tried to ignore it, because I'm sure there are better explanations out there, from far smarter people than me; but I just can't anymore. I … Continue reading Less Testing Does Not Mean Fewer Cases
Wednesday was a bad day. Or, at least, Wednesday morning was bad. If you’ve been reading my blog you may already know I have a serious self confidence problem. Its not new, I know I have it, and usually I can deal with it, but sometimes it gets the better of me. Wednesday was one … Continue reading I Had a Bad Day
Conspiracy theorists provoke a weird dichotomy of feelings in me. On the one hand I love conspiracies. I find them interesting. Listening to someone string together a hodge-podge of facts and theories to come to a bizarre conclusion is fascinating to me. I'm not sure precisely what I find so interesting; maybe its because I … Continue reading A COVID-19 Conspiracy?