1. Compliance to organization suppresses unproductive movement and enables directional movement.
  2. Compliance to dysfunctional organization results in paralysis.
  3. Non-compliance re-enables movement, albeit disorganized, chaotic, and uncontrolled.
  4. Anarchism calls for non-compliance.
  5. Anarchism is a posture that provides relief from paralysis caused by organizational dysfunction.
  6. Corollary: Organization is something that, when functional and complied to, drives productivity.

This week I paid a visit to my building’s garbage area in the courtyard, only to find that my key wouldn’t work to open the fence gate (yes, I tried whatever I could to get it open) and ultimately I had to return to my apartment with my bags of…

It’s January 31, 2021.

I’m sitting cross-legged on my couch, covered in my favorite fuzzy couch-blanket, trying to avoid acknowledging the burning desire in the back of my head to get up and search for my hoodie. The exhaust fan hums loudly from my small studio kitchen, because I forgot…

  1. Freedom is a state of being able to make choices.
  2. Making choices is the only way to establish and re-affirm freedom.
  3. Opportunity is necessary to make a choice.
  4. After a choice is made, the opportunity no longer exists.
  5. Making a choice is a transaction of opportunity.
  6. Opportunity is the currency of freedom.

Over the last two years, I’ve spent countless hours thinking about existence, relativity, and quantum mechanics.

Some time in 2017, bang in the middle of my journey, I was staying over at my parents’ house. At the time, I had been reading the history of relativity and Einstein’s journey. …

This post was adapted from a Twitter thread. Yeah.

I’ve been reading Sean Carroll’s new book and feeling inspired, so here’s a short commentary on QM from an excited amateur.

For a long time now, I’ve looked at QM as trying to answer the question “if existence were possible, how could we describe it?”

This question requires careful analysis…

Nihanth Subramanya

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