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Hope and fear are both phantoms that arise from thinking of the self.

When we don't see the self as self, what do we have to fear?

See the world as your self. Have faith in the way things are.

Love the world as your self; then you can care for all things.

Success is as dangerous as failure.

Hope is as hollow as fear.

What does it mean that success is as dangerous as failure? Whether you go up the ladder or down it, your position is shaky.

When you stand with your two feet on the ground, you will always keep your balance.

What does it mean; that hope is as hollow as fear?

There is nothing quite like the peaceful feeling of looking at your apartment deconstructed and packed up for the next adventure.

As of today, I have confirmed that is endian-neutral! In initial testing, little-endian binaries run just about as fast on a little-endian host as a big-endian one.

BIG-ENDIAN is going to be a first-class target in Olin now.

this is a big deal because webassembly is little endian natively

oh fuck yes. my webassembly environment works on big-endian ppc64

iTunes has NMesh and telepath telepath.

What.

“I would say to get the character in your mind. Once he is in your mind, and he is right, and he’s true, then he does the work himself. All you need to do then is to trot along behind him and put down what he does and what he says… You’ve got to know the character. You’ve got to believe in him. You’ve got to feel that he is alive… After that, the business of putting him down on paper is mechanical.”

- William Faulkner

Language is a fucking rabbit hole of philosophy and god I'm submerged in it

"The sin which is unpardonable is knowingly and willfully to reject truth, to fear knowledge lest that knowledge pander not to thy prejudices."

- Aleister Crowley

Humans always defeat lions in paintings because there are no lion painters.

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