A potpourri of microposts

This blog was born at the start of the calendar year 2016, almost two years ago. But I may or may not have mentioned that I run another blog under this pseudonym: my Tumblr blog (although I prefer using the term "tumblelog" for it, for the same reason that "dumbledore" sounds pleasing to my ears), which is exactly one year older, and on which I've made many more posts than here. Read More...

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My evolving views of (American) politics

First, a "meta" note. I'm pleased that I got some substantial ideas down in writing here last year, however imperfectly, but I feel that I went very slightly astray of what I originally envisioned for this blog. Therefore, I've made a resolution to steer my writing in a direction away from posts on mostly-impersonal abstract rationality concepts and towards posts on more concrete and personal issues. Read more...

Why I am here

Hi, I'm Liskantope, a person on the internet who wants to get more involved in internet things. Needless to say, Liskantope isn't my real name -- "Liskantope" has no relation to my real name but is related to a conlang I worked on once -- and for the moment I don't intend to connect "Liskantope" with any concrete personal details (some vaguer personal things will eventually trickle through, I'm sure). Which makes for a pretty short "introduction" section, I guess. Read more...