I got a notification from WordPress that this is my “anniversary” for starting this blog. I actually started blogging at blogger.com, but I didn’t like the mobile interface, and since I do 99% of my blogging on my phone, that wasn’t conducive to writing blogs.
But wow, I’ve been blogging for 7 years now! I started in 2008, which was because of an overlong email I was writing someone which eventually turned into this post. Due to the circumstances that precipitated that email, I was listening to the following song a lot. So, I guess you might call it the theme song for this blog:
The main message of that email, and of this blog, is to
“Abandon naive realism
Surrender thought to cold precision“