A new answer to an old riddle

I wrote a riddle when I was a teenager. Those that have no need of me Never do anything without me Those that starve of me Never give me a second thought. If you want to figure guess at it. Don't read any further than this until you're done. The answer is your conscience. At … Continue reading A new answer to an old riddle

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The case for technological dictatorship. Orwell’s nightmare is humanity’s salvation.

Two conventional types of sci-fi 1) In sci-fi, humanity often travels the stars. Either through massive speed, or by bending space-time to shorten the distance we have to travel, we colonise the universe. These stories usually centre around the things we find in space or the things we change into when millennia and lightyears separate … Continue reading The case for technological dictatorship. Orwell’s nightmare is humanity’s salvation.

Lesbians will die virgins (and other stupid ideas about sexuality)

When did you lose your virginity? Think back to the first time you had sex. Think of the scent of sweat and deodorant and the room or the grass or the seats. Was it planned? Did it happen in the moment? How did you feel about it afterward? I was twenty-three. I'd been saving myself for marriage, or at least … Continue reading Lesbians will die virgins (and other stupid ideas about sexuality)