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Jay Lake
Date: 2007-02-22 20:50
Subject: Oh what a day that was
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Tags:child, personal, stemwinder
Cranked out some good work on Stemwinder this afternoon. Then the_child and I went to timalyne's place for dinner with her, Paul and their two kids. The kids had a terrific playdate and the adults got to chat. First time we'd crossed paths in real life, and it was a lot of fun.

On the way home in the car, the_child started talking about choices. I think she's discovering both existentialism and the quantum butterfly. It was far too complicated a conversation for me to recap in detail here, but we discussed why some choices make a big difference and others don't, whether or not there is consciousness after death (she warned me, "be very careful" when I said I was pretty sure there wasn't), the difference between empirical truth and the truth of belief, and so forth. Weird but fun.
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timalyne: cookies
User: timalyne
Date: 2007-02-23 05:33 (UTC)
Subject: It was our pleasure.
Keyword:cookies
It was fun to finally meet in person.
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bluesgirly
User: bluesgirly
Date: 2007-02-23 15:01 (UTC)
Subject: after death
that is one smart kid you have :).
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