Complaining is the second most effective social bonding agent
The most effective being bad philosophy joeks
Theory vs practice Show more
There are two stores which are both equidistant and offer goods at roughly the equal price
Theory: over time, the rate of going to each store should over time approach 1:1, with some variation due to small sample size
Practice: the path to one store is a straight line without any shade whatsoever. The path to the other store is a straight line mostly covered in shade. The sunshine is very warm. The ratio asymptotically approaches 1, on account of the shade
she grinded so hard she went back in time and became Mitochondrial Eve
Phrases which indicate you can stop reading an argument: "it is now a very mainstream idea in evolutionary psychology"
You know you're starting to be become an academic when you're excited about free research papers ＞﹏＜.
This is a general reminder that you are allowed to go full Feyerabend at times
Man, walking on Mission St. carrying a broken skateboard, with an air freshener clipped to his shoe, yelling to himself: “I’m gonna procure the FUCK outta a pizza!”
I’ve been talking to an Early Modern scholar I befriended on the bird site about grad work and imposter syndrome and the like ands message tonight hit me so hard tbh. They affirmed my ability, were honest about the field and employment, talked about following your dreams in spite of that, offered personal anecdotes.
After years of doubt and confusing answers, this is wonderful to hear 😭💙
"No major American crime requires as much travelling as that of stealing rare books from libraries..." https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/robert-kindred-university-library-theft
Where’s the radical math teachers at on this site, I wanna talk classroom praxis
was it plato or socrates that was like, a buff wrestler.
Helo new friends :3
"bisexuals are just confused" statement partially true. but i'm not confused about my sexuality i just don't understand algebra
hot philosophy take Show more
you should not let poets lie to you
The dual motion of those who ever more ardently deny climate change, and those who are ambiently slipping into the habit of checking the air quality of their city
a question for your creative minds:
how would you take full advantage of institutional access to databases and journals?
I am become the skateboard academic, surveyor of words
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