‘Autonomy’ The systems of the body are not autonomous in and of themselves, but they permit autonomy of the larger system. Autonomy is both an attribute of the systems and a product of the systems. The heart pumps. The frame is maintained, and the suspended musculature remains cohesive. Cells beget cells, those cells beget cells;Continue reading “Emergence”


What I mean by ‘actualization’ and ‘becoming’ I will preface this post with what is meant by actualization, and by becoming. The widely-accepted definition of Self-Actualization is the idea of completion of one’s goals to the point of complete self-autonomy; the completion of an individual. An individual singular actualization, however, is simply a goal thatContinue reading “Actualization”

Exorcism Journaling

What is meant by “exorcism journaling”? A short while ago, I got into the habit of keeping a journal of sorts. Instead of writing reflections and thoughts coherently, I simply write emotional vomit; that is, I write all my negative emotions and discontentment in a near-but-not-quite stream-of-consciousness manner. It’s not meant to be well-phrased, thought-out,Continue reading “Exorcism Journaling”

The Purgation of Ego

Ego in this context In order to understand what I mean when I say “I want to eliminate my ego”, I need to clearly define what I mean by the term “ego”. The Merriam Webster defines ego as “the self especially as contrasted with another self or the world”. Elimination of ego in this contextContinue reading “The Purgation of Ego”

Chess in Four Axes

What is 5D chess? 5D Chess is an absolutely brilliant piece of software. I suppose it technically qualifies as a video game. It was released this July, I believe. It’s like chess, but with more axes. It’s technically 4D chess as it only has 4 axes, I don’t really know what the rationale was behindContinue reading “Chess in Four Axes”