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Lawrence Krauss on (and off) conspiratorial thinking

I’m fascinated by plausibility these days, why one person can hear something and find it ridiculous and another person find it to be of earth-shattering significance. But I know a big part of it is that everyone thinks they’re a

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On being rude

We all know there is a threshold where people are too dumb to realize they’re dumb. In bars I always end up eavesdropping on people and a character I love to hear and hate to be noticed by we’ll call

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Worries

I’m often worried about other people being in pain I’m not seeing, not helping with. I know that when I’m truly in crisis I’m disengaged. My behaviour is erratic, I’m quiet sometimes but not hostilely so, loud fun and social

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Being a good boyfriend

I hear women complain about their boyfriends everyday, and especially every night because we usually drink. The thing that used to bother me is that women having these conversations don’t often think about leaving. They rationalize that their boyfriend isn’t

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Writing about death

Josanna made a comment after she first met Olivia that it was a good fit, her working in the death business, because I need someone who comfortable with the amount I talk about death and dying. I hadn’t thought about

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Couch surfing chronicles

At the end of January I decided to keep couch surfing for another month because I felt I hadn’t gotten the experience I wanted, although I was still unclear what that experience was supposed to be. I just knew there

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The death of Stuart McLean

Little known fact that my song After The War is inspired by a Remembrance Day episode of Vinyl Cafe. I downloaded a bunch of episodes onto my iPod and I remember distinctly being on a bus in front of Mount

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