Category Archives: Musings

On The Asymmetry Of The Adversarial Justice System

We are used to thinking of the justice system as being finely balanced between the different parties, but that is not the case. In some cases, the balance can weigh differently, and efforts to redress what are apparent imbalances can … Continue reading

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Laws Make Bad Memorials

I was watching a video recently from a lawtube channel named Runkle In The Bailey that features a Canadian criminal defense attorney with a specialty in firearms law. What he said that was striking about the Canadian legal system and … Continue reading

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On The Objectivity Of Subjectivity

If one takes a read of my more epistemological posts [1], one might think that I am hostile to subjectivity and view it as being in opposition to objectivity. This would not quite be the case. To be sure, I … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Nickelback

I want to make it clear at the outset that I am not a fan of Nickelback.  Like most people, I enjoy reading clickbaity articles about why they suck as much as they do and why they are basically a … Continue reading

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An Introduction To The Return Of The Native Son Project

This year for my NaNoWriMo project I am writing a novel that is set in the mid 1780’s, shortly before the Regency period, called “Return Of The Native Son,” as a way of looking at what historical novels are like … Continue reading

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On The Clout Economy

There is a lawyer who has gotten an entire secondary income and reputation in encouraging rappers to stop self-snitching who records humorous but also poignant videos discussing how it is that rappers get themselves into trouble by telling on themselves. … Continue reading

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Album Review: Begin Again

Begin Again, by Norah Jones Norah Jones is an artist who, like many, I am familiar with from her tasteful and catchy and lovely singles and not really from an album perspective. I watched an interview that talked a fair … Continue reading

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An Encounter With The Nathanish

One of the more odd and striking and common aspects of my life is that it has been relatively easy to encounter the Nathanish in books and so hard to encounter the Nathanish in life. In reading books, especially good … Continue reading

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What Man Is And What We Ought To Be

In order to have a proper understanding of a great many matters in life, it is important that we have an idea of who we are as people. A great many conflicts that may seem to some cynical souls as … Continue reading

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On The Territoriality Of Heathen Gods: Part Three

Having examined now how it is that heathen gods have sought territory and have rebelled against restraint and denied common authority, and that contrary to what many people think, such heathen ideas and practices are very common in our contemporary … Continue reading

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