Evan on February 14th, 2010

It’s been a great time in the part of the blogoshpere that I inhabit: lots of excellent posts. So here are some excellent posts that I have found from my travels in the blogosphere lately. First up a couple of posts from one of my new favourite bloggers, kaushik at beyond karma. First up is […]

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Evan on February 13th, 2010

Just a quick personal update from me. I have only two days of a part-time job left. I have had this for about the past 14 months as well as a full-time job. I intend to never have this kind of life again. Working 6.5 days most weeks is just awful. I am very glad […]

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Evan on February 11th, 2010

There are a couple of ideas that annoy me. The first is that we can do nothing. The second is that we can do everything. Both seem obviously nonsensical to me. The choices I make (eg whether to treat a friend well or badly) seem to make a big difference to the quality of my […]

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Evan on February 5th, 2010

Just a quick link to a post on mindfulness and pain management. It gives specific instances of the practices the author uses to manage pain and also mentions unhelpful advice (which lacks compassion). If you are managing chronic pain – or know someone who is – I think this is well worth reading. Would you […]

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Evan on February 4th, 2010

After a big change am I still me? We have grown so much since we were six months old – does it make much sense to think of ourselves as being the same person? These are the sorts of things I’m puzzling about in my guest post on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog. […]

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Evan on February 3rd, 2010

I’ve been writing this blog for quite a while now. From what I can gather from the stats packages I use (they are all anonymous, so it is a bit of a guess) it looks like some of you at least have been following me for a while. I’ve been talking to you a lot. […]

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