In ethical philosophy, the study of what people should do, there’s this notion of first- and second-order desires. A first-order desire happens when a person wants something, whether explicitly (out loud) or implicitly (by their action): a person wants the pleasure and nutrition from eating a blueberry muffin. A person wants a paycheck. Needs that new first […]Read more "What do you want to want? A short primer on the power of philosophical self-development."
I’m here to talk about one question: Why is the governmental Recommended Daily Allowance for protein so freaking low if you want to build muscle? And why are the following answers so different? http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/maki1.htm https://www.verywell.com/protein-how-much-do-you-need-2242226 http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/protein https://www.bing.com/search?q=How+Much+Protein+to+Build+Muscle&FORM=QSRE1 Background: I fix the diet, then I go to the gym. Every time. […]Read more "The protein mist(e)ak(e)."
By now, I hope everyone knows what hangry means. It’s the anger one has when people are being idiots, or otherwise being people, and one is hungry. I’ve been tinkering with some additions: Dehydrangered/dehydrangry: the anger brought on when people are frustrating and one is thirsty. Sexually deprangered: the anger one gets when one is teased by […]Read more "cousins of hanger."
Put in the wrong kind of gas, and the car would die or putter sluggishly.Read more "Calories are calories people."
I’ve been on finals/vacation for the past few weeks. Vacation involved 4-wheeling, writing, 34 hours of train riding and five friends, and also swimming, hot tubbing, drinking, chicanery, and conversation. Just the kind of vacation I needed. I just ate a gigantic plate of sweet potato flour pancakes. They were spongy and delicious even […]Read more "Train friends, sweet potato pancakes, and other alternatives to wheat and white flour."