A blog post is a very long and complex search query to find fascinating people and make them route interesting stuff to your inbox. It is like summoning an alien intelligence. I post at night, after putting my kids to bed, and wake in the morning to find my inbox filled with weird and alien-brained stuff. Some of it is hallucinogenic crazy. But more often than not, what people have sent helps accelerate my research by weeks: reading lists; introductions to other researchers; corrections of flaws in my reasoning. I’ve been able to progress faster over the last year, since starting
From what I remember from Inception, it is actually the case that Mai believes they still are in a dream and they need to die to escape the dream.
Nit: I think the third-paragraph SMTM link should be https://slimemoldtimemold.com/2022/05/11/every-bug-is-shallow-if-one-of-your-readers-is-an-entomologist/