Posts by Sigfried

Back to America

Anne and I are heading back to the US come October 2020. We will be starting out in Washington to...

Protesting, rioting, and looting

As I write this, America is going through one of its episodes of the above, and by my vague reckoning,...

Seeking wisdom in times of trouble

With the billions of people in the world, there is quite a lot of variation. Nonetheless, we like to categorize...

Voting: Ethics

This article represents my view on the ethics surrounding voting. Voting is a right, not a responsibility or a privilege...

Voting: Strategy

This article is in response to debates about how people should vote; specifically, if you should “throw away” your vote...

In Sickness and in health (but mostly sickness)

When I married my AnneOn all hallows eveI made a dire pledgeAmid autumn leavesIn sickness and in healthIs the vow...

The Snoring Beast

In darkness lurks the snoring beastIt waits until the dead of nightIts keeper fallen fast asleepIt creeps out from dim...

Am I a Robot?

In case you are wondering, the inspiration for this post is the ever-classic philosophical debate about free will. After years of mucking about with this topic I've settled into a particular viewpoint.

The Psychology of Star Wars: A New Hope

Impregnation of space stations? Wookies in Skinner boxes? Are Jedi-knights a cult of self-actualization? Let's find out!

The Alderwood Cinemas

Working in the Movie Theaters

I’ve had many jobs over the years. My first “real” job was working in movie theaters. It was good work...

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