Charlottesville

I was going to write about Autopilot and finish my chapter by chapter review of it, but it seems irresponsible now. Now that protesters have not only been injured but killed by white supremacists. A full-on hateful mob with tiki torches and Nazis salutes at night and mowing down counter-protesters during the day. The paradox…

Share on FacebookShare on RedditTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on Tumblr

Friedrich Nietzsche on Wage Slavery

Doreen’s Notes: This is the third (see here and here) time we’ve heard from Nietzsche on the site. I found this gem while going through Walter Kaufmann’s wonderful The Portable Nietzsche which I am still reading. Citing this doesn’t necessarily mean I agree with all of it, but it’s certainly an anti-work/work-critical quote I enjoy.…

Share on FacebookShare on RedditTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on Tumblr

Organic Batteries, by Winter Trabex

By now, over eighteen years since its release in movie theaters, everyone has either seen or heard of a film called The Matrix. The story of The Matrix follows a hacker named Thomas Anderson as he grapples with a meaningless 9 to 5 job, his own illegal activity, and his feeling that something is wrong…

Share on FacebookShare on RedditTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on Tumblr

Notice of Name and Gender Change

I’m officially going by Doreen/Dory, either is applicable. I consider myself non-binary but still like she/her for the best approximate pronouns. If this ever changes I’ll be sure to update that to the site. Happy slacking, y’all!

Share on FacebookShare on RedditTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on Tumblr

Patreon Update for 8/3/17

Patreon Update(s)/Introduction July was a very troublesome month for me emotionally and so, ironically, in a month where I had very little of my dog sitting left, I produced (slightly) less content than I had in the previous few months. Most of this can be attributed to that lovely phenomenon known as depression. I had…

Share on FacebookShare on RedditTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on Tumblr

Autopilot, by Andrew Smart (Chapter 7)

Have you ever heard the phrase, “too much of a good thing”? You probably have and Smart probably has too, but that doesn’t mean he kept it in mind all of the time. The tidbits about neuroscience when they matched up with the benefits of slacking were interesting and well said. Likewise, Smart’s interest in…

Share on FacebookShare on RedditTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on Tumblr