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I’m currently of the thinking that the notion of attraction to an objective “intelligence” ( often referred to as “sapiosexuality” ) is a candy-coated path to justification for being an asshole to others.

I think when we say “I’m attracted to smart people,” what we’re really saying is “I...

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Pressure Direction

I think the phrase “hair-trigger” is funny. Not because hair-triggers are funny, but because of what it suggests about the person (when it is applied to a person, that is — when it is applied to a machine, my thinking is “crappy calibration” [which might still be appropriate to people, now...

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Cart, horse, whatever

People who find cruelty at all acceptable become adept at fabricating rationales behind exercising it.

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