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The Difference is Zero

What is the difference between nonnegative and positive integers?

The element 0.

“The difference is 0” is not the same as “There is no difference”.

How to Deconstruct Almost Anything

A techie responds to indecipherable analysis from humanities with sarcastic opening in speech at interdisciplinary conference. Making fun of post-modern deconstructionism is fun!

Illogic Breakthrough

I have made a breakthrough in illogic!!

[08:00:38 pm] <FredBarnes2000> I JUST DISCOVERED WHAT IS SO WRONG WITH LOGIC [08:00:57 pm] <FredBarnes2000> the proof by contradiction [08:01:02 pm] <FredBarnes2000> you can’t do that [08:01:22 pm] <FredBarnes2000> you can’t say something is true just because it’s converse is false [08:01:59 pm] <FredBarnes2000> not false implies either […]

Decorative Corporate Art

Place a ball of clear, but internally fractured glass (like a giant fried marble) in one of those fountains with a rolling ball atop a water basin. Put a bright focused (laser) light underneath. Watch the erratic light patterns emitted and thrown around the plaza.

Chinese Herbology

I found out more info on the venerable Li Ching-Yun. He lived for 256 years, died in 1930, and had 14 wives. His longevitiy is attributed to Gotu Kola.

essay on longevity

recipe for tea

translated teachings