Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

31 Jul 2002, 22:40 p.m.

Northen California freeways are crazy. Why do I have…

Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2002 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.

Northen California freeways are crazy. Why do I have to go on a freeway labelled "East" to go west sometimes? Grrr. Also, I go from zero to maudlin in six seconds when contemplating public service.

Most of the questions in the INS exam tested logical reasoning skills. Some paragraph of facts and dependencies would precede a multiple-choice question as to which conclusion could be validly inferred from the passage. Passages often involved different types of cargo ships, laws, and government and business procedures.

Challenge to the readership: find a potential Liar's Paradox in the execution of the following principle: the Supreme Court only strikes down laws that it finds unconstitutional. Leonard and I couldn't do it; can you?