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Shyane left a comment for Gavagai
"Noticed your name in one of the philosophy forums. Just had to stop by to say I (and Quine) approve! haha :D"
Feb 9, 2013
Gavagai replied to Zeintz's discussion I NEED to know your birthday
"January 4th (same as Issac Newton, Louis Braille, and Jacob Grimm)"
Dec 21, 2012
Gavagai replied to Lisa A. Shaffer's discussion My friend got a book full of riddles!
"I thought it was her husband/boyfriend/love-interest's long lost twin brother :-)"
Dec 18, 2012
Gavagai replied to Archer's discussion I have a riddle!
"100 is either 10 or 8, both answers are equally acceptable. In Spanish the cosmic number is 5"
Dec 18, 2012
Gavagai replied to Forrest Philpot's discussion Dystopian Novels: a cliche?
"I don't know if it is cliche but. It does seem like it would be somewhat natural for "a Dystopian novel is the future, in a heavily-populated city, where the government controls every movement (and sometimes thought) that the citizens…"
Nov 29, 2012
Gavagai replied to Iiris's discussion The worst book you've ever read!!!
"the worst novels ever read were Portrait of a Lady by Henry James, and Empire of the Senseless by Cathy Acker. I had to read both for an English class. Portrait of a Lady has to be the most boring novel I have ever read. In high…"
Nov 29, 2012
Gavagai joined Anne Stockless's group
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Nov 25, 2012
Gavagai replied to Brittany Pedersen's discussion What is your favorite fantasy series and why do you like it? in the group Nerdfighters Who Like Talking About Books
"Wicked, closely followed by Harry Potter."
Nov 20, 2012
Gavagai replied to Mina Markliff's discussion Refuse to read? in the group Nerdfighters Who Like Talking About Books
"I don't know if I would categorize animal farm with the others. It's main problem is that it is mis-billed as fantasy when it is really satire or social commentary  Although I admit it is my…"
Nov 20, 2012
Gavagai replied to Mina Markliff's discussion Refuse to read? in the group Nerdfighters Who Like Talking About Books
"good call on your part. I bought The Fountainhead because it was only $2.00's on the bargain rack and I had a vague recollection of someone recommending it or something. But yeah I made at least…"
Nov 20, 2012
Gavagai replied to Kal M!'s discussion The Hunger Games Trilogy in the group Nerdfighters Who Like Talking About Books
"Am I the only one who was disappointed that the revolution had made no argument in it's favor other than "President Snow is awful"? I mean the government that they had was intolerable and they were right to oppose it but they never…"
Nov 20, 2012
Gavagai replied to Steven Ward's discussion Who's your favourite Philosopher? in the group philosophical debate
"Bertrand Russell closely followed by John Rawls."
Oct 16, 2012
Gavagai commented on Jesse Peterson's group philosophical debate
Oct 16, 2012
Gavagai joined Jesse Peterson's group
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Oct 16, 2012
Gavagai replied to Brianna Marie's discussion Why is it Wrong to Kill People? in the group Fighters For Philosophy
"OK first of all note that I was talking about times when killing people is nearly universally understood to be wrong. So by definition this didn't include things like self defense, defense of others, soldiers fighting wars,…"
Oct 16, 2012
Gavagai joined Ben the "Thunder-Otter"'s group
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Oct 9, 2012

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What Kind of Nerdfighter Are You?
this kind
About Me:
I like to read(not very original) I read all the time. in fact it is rare that I am more than 10 feet from a book at any given time. I am most interested in ideas, words and minds.
And I think that life would be exponentially more awesome if it was a musical
Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
Books
authors: Douglas Addams, Gregory Maguire, George Orwell, Malcolm Gladwell, Steven Pinker.
Philosophers
Bertrand Russel, WVO Quine, John Rawls, David Lewis
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
ideas, they often come off the top of my head
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
Steven Pinker
When did you start watching the Vlogbrothers?
2011
Make up your own DFTBA initialism!
GNOPWUUNAAIJFHOI Global Network Of People Who Use Unnecessary Acronyms And Initialisms Just For The Hell Of It

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At 4:58pm on February 9, 2013, Shyane said…

Noticed your name in one of the philosophy forums. Just had to stop by to say I (and Quine) approve! haha :D

 
 
 

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