To many people, learning about the universe can be terrifying. Everything is so big, and it can make you feel insignificant. Religion is one way around this problem. If you think that a god is on your side, the size of the universe isn't scary. But I'm Atheist, and that's not about to change. But … Continue reading How To Fight Existential Terror (Totally Unrelated to Paradoxes)
Part One: Stats Confusion. What's up with that? I don't expect you to know, I just wanted to share. Part Two: I really want to do this thing where I write a fantasy story live. I set up a wordpress site for it at http://www.writingfantasylive.wordpress.com , so subscribe to that if that sounds cool. … Continue reading In Which I Am Confused By My Stats, I Consider Other Projects, And I Don’t Know What to Write.
http://www.businessideabank.wordpress.com I just started a new website, where I post a new business idea of mine every Monday. I also accept submissions, if any of you have ideas you want to share! Don't worry, I'll still be doing paradoxes, this is just a new, fun thing! It's based on the community here on … Continue reading Just Started a New Project! Business Idea Bank!
This is, far and away, the most unsettling paradox I have covered here. If you are easily upset by thinking about philosophical, existential creepiness, you probably shouldn’t read this. You have been warned. So. The universe. You know the one. Big place, lots of room, with black holes and stars and planets and stuff. … Continue reading Boltzmann brains
So, with Imzy going down, I've been reflecting on this project. I've done about 20 of these paradox descriptions, and I've run out of paradoxes I had prior knowledge of. For the last four or five, I've had to do research from the ground up, which I think might be damaging the quality. I mean, … Continue reading Should I Stick With Paradoxes? What Should I Do?
I was starting to procrastinate writing this, so I went to my YouTube subscription feed. And lo and behold, what should I see, but a video on Simpson's Paradox! It was a sign! I’d heard of this paradox before, but I’d kinda forgotten it. So, Simpson’s paradox isn’t about doughnuts or cartoon characters, sadly, it … Continue reading Simpson’s Paradox- Not the Cartoon Character, Sorry.
I was just thinking about the Card Paradox, and I realized it would work really well on a shirt! So that's a thing now! I know it's a little silly to be selling shirts with my pitiful traffic, but hey, what have I got to lose? Here's my store: Paradox Talk Teespring Store I'll be improving … Continue reading I Just Made a Shirt. Because Why Not?