Monthly Archives: September 2015

[Thinking Out Loud] What to do with the feeling of emptiness

By (the Token of) Time (through the ages), Verily Man is in loss, Except such as have Faith, and do righteous deeds, and (join together) in the mutual teaching of Truth, and of Patience and Constancy. Qur’an (103:1-3) Problem Lately, … Continue reading

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the importance of having a perspective

I remember how confused I was as a teenager. I realized even then that adolescence was the period for me to define my character and my personality and to form my own opinions on things. But how could I decide … Continue reading

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A defense of mathematical Platonism

A few words about this essay: I wrote it for my Foundations of Mathematics class last semester (May 8 2015). It summarizes my thoughts regarding Reuben Hersh’s idea of mathematics as a mental model. It’s really more of a philosophy … Continue reading

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I don’t want to be a perfectionist anymore

I have been avoiding coming here for a long time. Not because I have nothing to write about, but because I have so much that I don’t even know where to start. But at the same time, many of my … Continue reading

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