Adam Claxon

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“Michigan” by The Milk Carton Kids is the best Ryan Adams song Ryan Adams never wrote.

A picture of a late 2013 MacBook Pro, covered in stickers (many of popular Indianapolis haunts).

The Early 2009 MacBook Pro is officially retired. “Now cracks a noble heart. Good-night, sweet prince.”

“Every scientific man in order to preserve his reputation has to say he dislikes metaphysics. What he means is he dislikes having his metaphysics criticized.”
— Alfred North Whitehead

“The safest general characterization of the philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.”
—Alfred North Whitehead

“The fact is that Spinoza is made a testing-point in modern philosophy, so that it may really be said: You are either a Spinozist or not a philosopher at all.”

Is anecdotal evidence reliable and relevant? This guy I know says “yes”!

New Years “resolutions”: More fruit, less bread. More sleep, less TV. More exercise, less sitting. More appreciation, less worrying. More understanding, less complaining. Small goals and modest changes. Have a great New Years everyone, and be safe out there. “There’s only one rule that I know of, babies—God damn it, you’ve got to be kind.”

Barns are painted red because red paint is cheap. Red paint is cheap because iron is plentiful. Iron is plentiful because it is the final element formed in the death of a star. So if anyone asks you to explain why barns are red using the properties of stars… there you go.

You can tell it’s laundry day by the fact that I’m wearing a Whitesnake tshirt.

You know who else hated when people broke Godwin’s Law?

Is zeitgeist a part of common vernacular?

“The innocent sleep, Sleep that knits up the raveled sleave of care, The death of each day’s life, sore labor’s bath, Balm of hurt minds, great nature’s second course, Chief nourisher in life’s feast.”

“I’’m not being rude but you’d be the first to admit that you’re not a very logical thinker.”
“No, I wouldn’t.”
“You still don’t properly understand what happened in Ocean’s Eleven, do you?”
“It’s a complicated film.”
“It really isn’t.”