Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • US + NATO

    Trump “‘You didn’t pay? You’re delinquent?’” Trump recounted saying. “‘No I would not protect you. In fact, I would encourage them to do whatever the hell they want. You gotta pay. You gotta pay your bills.’” Czech prime minister “Europe needs its own army. Donald Trump’s protection cannot be relied upon,” Peksa wrote in reaction […]

  • How to Order a Steak and Egg Power Bowl at Panera

    Once upon a time, Panera Bread had a Steak and Egg power bowl on their secret menu. It was pretty awesome. It’s no longer on the secret menu, but there a a couple of ways that you can still get it! You can make it yourself. Hackthemenu.com has directions here. And, you can still order […]

  • How to Develop an Individualized Diet

    I’ve tried a number of approaches to eating: vegan, vegetarian, flexitarian, paleo, intermittent fasting, cleanses, and of course, standard American. Aside from vegan and standard American, I found some health benefits associated with each of those that I tried. I’ve had the best experience with paleo, which increased strength, reduced fat, increased energy, and mental […]

  • Jansport Backpack Shout Out

    I’ve owned a Jansport backpack since, I think, 10th grade. After about 15 years, the poor thing was in need of repair. Jansport has a lifetime guarantee, but I was hesitant to send the old guy in because I had become oddly attached to it. I sent it in crossing my fingers they would repair […]

  • How to Remember to Journal without OhLife

    I’m an OhLife user, so getting a message that the service was shutting down an hour ago was unfortunate. At the same time, it wasn’t a surprise. The service has been down from time to time, there has been little to no social media presence, and the last time I heard from them was when […]

  • Can’t Recapture My Dragon Warrior Nostalgia with Dragon Quest Swords

    I spent a fair portion of my childhood playing the Dragon Warrior series for NES. Now, I’m at most a casual gamer though when I do play I generally keep to RPGs with a strong plot or turn-based strategies games. I picked up Dragon Quest Swords in hopes of experiencing some of what made Dragon […]

  • “Mercy Tree” by Lacey Sturm Lyrics

    I couldn’t find the lyrics for this song, “Mercy Tree” by Lacey Sturm, so I gave it a shot. If you notice any corrections, please let me know! On a hill called Calvary Stands an endless mercy tree Every broke and weary soul Find your rest and be made whole Stripes of blood that stain […]

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