Author Archives: Jason Summers

How Free Speech Withers Away

I’m a big advocate of freedom and free speech.  Whatever you have to say, offensive or inoffensive, intelligent or stupid, speculative or well researched, whatever it may be, people have a right to say it, to express themselves, to be … Continue reading

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Some Random Thoughts On Video-games

Recently the President showed a highlight reel of the sorts of intense violence in today’s video-games.   It’s pretty bad.  You can take a look at the reel for yourself. I think the highlights speak for themselves.  Considering that’s what we … Continue reading

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The Religion Of Inevitable Progress

I’ve spent this weekend reading Aldous Huxley’s book The Perennial Philosophy. I would describe it as Huxley’s attempt to glean some sort of universal truth which all the world’s religions and spiritual traditions point to, while filtering out the rest … Continue reading

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Unplugging From A Sick Culture

The other night some of the guys in the gym invited me to hang out with them for a “bro night”.  Since we’re always lifting weights together, I think the world of those guys and was like, “Sure, I’ll tag … Continue reading

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The South Korean Education System Is A Nightmare

Can you imagine going to school for eight hours a day, finally getting out at 4 pm, only to head to a cram school where you continue studying until 11 pm that night?  Then you go straight home, go to … Continue reading

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