I write from my disparate obsessions and don’t expect much of anyone to actually find all (if any) of it interesting.

Hence, a tool to sort the wheat from the chaff.

Tribes — our evolutionary heritage will save us or sink us
Free Will and Consciousness — thoughts & tirades
Personal Growth Etc. — individual & archetypal
Story of Story — a lifelong obsession
Emotional Truths / Political Lies — wtf is going on
Amalgamated Amalgamations: Strengthen the Tribe, Build Bridges (a collaborative exploration)
Random — science, mathematical modeling, privacy, etc

Tribes

Evolution forged into highly cooperative tribes in lethal competition with other highly cooperative tribes. This gave us deep empathy and the ability to turn it off and treat conspecifics as the enemy. It’s baked into our biochemistry and underlies a lot of the glory and horror of being human.

Free Will and Consciousness

Personal Growth Etc.

(How to find your essential self even though you don’t have one.)

Story of Story

Emotional Truths / Political Lies

The 2021 Series

  1. Emotional Truths, Political Lies #01
    How did we get so stupid? It wasn’t easy.
  2. Coming soon: Shootout at the OK Corral: American Ecstasy

The 2016 /2017 Series

Half a million people are dead who should not be dead

Bots attack, the LP version — unfortunately, includes the word penis which guarantees it’ll be spam-filtered

Bots attack, the bowdlerized version, track by track

Amalgamated Amalgamations: Strengthen the Tribe, Build Bridges (a collaborative exploration)

Theory

Practice

Random

Berkeley Backpacking Biz Lifer, System Builder, Coder, Community Organizer, Music and Evolutionary Biology Geek. Sign up and my projects at http://altabor.org/

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