Update 10-2-15

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Sweet Mother of Category Anxiety! So, for this update to my website, you’ll see a bit a bit of trimming.  I had a lot of categories and a lot of clutter on the front page, several links all leading to one of four places.  It’s not necessary and, honestly, it gives me anxiety.  So, I did away with it (or am currently in the process of doing away with it, depending on how quickly you read this after I post it).  The website is trimming down and hopefully becoming a bit simpler to navigate. I’ve also finally settled on a …

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A Time for Faith (Part One)

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At what point does the moth discover that the flame will consume it?  Is it oblivious, burned to nothing before it has time to reconsider its unintentional suicide or is it aware of the heat and the pain all the while, hoping for some grand retribution for its charred body?  Or, more likely, is a dumb bug just a dumb bug?  Caleb wasn’t sure exactly how much thought a moth was capable of, and considered the flame inadequate whereas bug zappers were designed to ensnare and dispose of insects with brutal efficiency. The analogy of the moth and the flame, …

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Currency as a Concept

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As I write this, I work in the financial industry.  As a bank manager, specifically.  And although it’s true that you’ll learn one or two things at any job, I wasn’t expecting to learn something that just drips with existentialism: the idea that currency is a man-made concept. Okay, okay.  Not exactly ground-breaking, I know.  Currency only has value equal to the value we assign it.  That’s pretty basic.  If for some reason we all decided that a ten dollar bill was worth more than the twenty dollar bill, then the value of each would change accordingly.  Also, and more …

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Update 8-5-15

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Hello!  Welcome to my website!  The number of times I’ve written a sentence like that completely escapes me.  It’s been many, trust me.  Anyway! I’ve recently done a major overhaul on both my website and my total internet presence.  I’m just not quite feeling social media anymore, so I’ve abandoned most of the standard sites.  I may pick up Twitter again at some point.  We’ll see.  As of right now, my footprint on the internet is limited to this website, LinkedIn, GoodReads, and a Gmail account.  All in all, not a bad collection.  I’ll admit that this is going to …

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