i think of myself as a genuinely curious person. looking for same. also - i like to talk a little before meeting up irl. 'cause words are sexy, duh.
i have exactly two speaking tones: "too earnest" and "everything's a joke in the knowledge of death". look for yourself
i'd rather talk about thus stuff 1 on 1. but if you insist, i will happily lose my shit over the basement tapes.
tr00 nerd stuff follows:
Looking back at the history of thinking you get the sense that the sorts of conclusions people reach about the world are very conditioned by their cultural contexts, and thus stop seeming right as those contexts change. Not just ideas about culture and society, but science too: like, Newtonian mechanics is (a) an integral part of the mechanistic Enlightenment worldview and (b) as we now know, wrong.
Granted that, it's A LITTLE WEIRD that we don't change our minds about established mathematical statements. And it's A LITTLE WEIRD that we can use these mathematical statements to describe the real world. Various things from physics are the hackneyed examples of this: but also, cicada populations cycle in prime numbers of years, information theory models human communication, ...
It's almost enough to make you think that the world is mathematical inside. It's enough, if you don't pay heed to the little tug of skepticism at your skirt-hem.
do write, i don't bite // don't be boring
bonus points if u r a goth or goth ally