epistemic status: Blood and Gasoline I have been asked by the good folk at SlateStarCodex’s subreddit (Scott Alexander sure has his supporters, no matter how much he deserves the fight he started) to harden up my case a little bit and make the bet more attractive to Scott so he will participate. Given that […]Read more "Bumaye!"
I normally quite like Scott Alexander. Like me, I suspect he’s never had more of a creative peak or a vulnerable period than early 2016. I also suspect I would remind him of his patients. I’m fun that way. This is why it amazes me…worries me, even, when I come down from a manic phase […]Read more "Unfortunately, It Is The Current Year"
First timeline is here. I’ve had this account for a year, just nothing ever grabbed me enough. I came up with the idea almost literally overnight, and as usual my intuitions about remixes of history led to some surprising real life matches. It seems that whatever you imagine, it has a niche in the ecology of […]Read more "I am now active on AlternateHistory.com!"
Against the dragons of not being paid for my writing that lurk beyond the circle of the fire of competence. If it’s war they want, they’ll get it. On Christmas! I’m buying a Personal plan then, if everything goes well. Upcoming features you can look forward to: A weekly blog and link roundup Open threads […]Read more "Christmas lists? In September? There’s a war on!"
Hey! My name is Jon Page. I am 27, married to a wonderful 63-year-old and fellow magician, and currently resid in Portales, New Mexico utterly surrounded by cats. I am the proud alpha male to two wolf hybrid pups and a red heeler/pit cross. I am a Christian eclectic magician who likes Aleister Crowley, Joseph […]Read more "TACTICAL GRID ONLINE"