1. A path never ends. Rather, the focus blurs from the well defined path into infinite possible paths, waiting to be trodden into existence under the heavy footsteps of the thing a path truly represents — consensus.

  2. Had rather a long, interesting and slightly awkward conversation with some Icelandic chaps in a bar, covering the difference between belief and knowledge, origins of the Icelandic people and the nature of tools.

    Conclusions: Humans are the only animals to create recursive tools, and I am (apparently) an alchemist.

  3. School grades are a measure of how socially acceptable your level of remembering–ability was when you did the exams, relative to everyone else.

    Therefore, their meaning and value deteriorate over time. The value and meaning of things you create and add to the world generally increase with time (become more well-known, better used, refined, etc.)

  4. It must be amazing to be a squirrel and really be able to experience the world in three dimensions. We only really get 2 and a half.