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nemo  ·  2724 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How many of you are lurkers?

I lurk at every community I frequent. But it's mainly a reflection of my personality in real life. I don't talk much for the most part.

nemo  ·  2805 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Anyone like using the rowing machine?

Check out StrongLifts or StartingStrength. Throw in some auxiliary exercises. Bam.

I feel like this article is an ad.

nemo  ·  2805 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What do you understand about life?

Sometimes I like to think that life is a big chain of events where each condition in each moment is explicitly linked to the moment before, and thus the moment after. Each future moment relies on the one that came before, one that is so definite and exact that there can only be another definite, exact moment that follows. Sort of like there was (is?) a function right at the beginning of time that set up all of moments to come.

And then sometimes I like to think I have a choice of what to think and how to act... but I'm not sure about that.

nemo  ·  2805 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What do you understand about life?

Good question.

What I think I understand is particularly what you are asking about. Or more specifically: why you're asking it.

There are indeed a vast amount of things to know. Some things are factual, objective, and scientific. And some are abstract, subjective, and emotional. Both types of things are great. The most important thing that I know is that everyone always has some of this knowledge to offer. Learning is as easy as asking the exact question that you're asking right now. I think I understand the importance of such a question.

It's a beautiful question because you can ask any person and you'll almost certainly receive a different answer than the last time that you asked.

So my question is, what do you understand about life, Formerly_Me?

nemo  ·  2805 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What do you understand about life?


nemo  ·  2813 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Uber wants to buy all of Tesla's self-driving cars, someday

I am so excited for the future.

nemo  ·  2814 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What was your favorite thing to do as a kid?

My friends and I would play manhunt from when it got dark out until 11 or 12. Then stay up until 4am playing Gears of War, COD4, and Halo.

nemo  ·  2816 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are your bedtime rituals?

I put RainyMood on repeat on my laptop, turn off my screen, and fall asleep. I love listening to nature sounds as I fall asleep. Sometimes I'll throw in some ocean waves or rain on a canvas tent. Works like a charm.

I stumbled upon an Icelandic band Kaleo a while ago and thought they were pretty groovy. The song I linked is a little soft and Bon Iver-esque, but they have some a few rockin' tunes.

nemo  ·  2875 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Are you an early bird or a night owl?

I'm a night owl. Always have been, really. It's by choice. I find it nice to be up doing my own thing when most are asleep. It's peaceful.

I want to start waking up early though. It makes the day feel so much longer. And I feel much more productive in the morning.