Nicholas Floyd

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Nicholas Floyd was born in the Midwest of the United States of America, where he lived a rather uneventful two decades until, as a young college student, he received sage advice from a fellow Midwestern native who had fled to California and who insisted that Nicholas likewise “get the hell outta the Midwest.” Nicholas overshot California and the entire Pacific Ocean, landing in Japan, where he lived on and off for five years collectively. During that time, he achieved fluency in Japanese thanks to sage advice from a different friend, who had previously lived in Japan and who insisted, “Don’t hang out with other foreigners.”

In the US and Japan, Nicholas worked full time as a systems administrator, and during his mid-twenties he spent several
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A moral dilemma of minor proportions

A helpful sanity check and all-around healthy exercise is to be unexpectedly put in a situation that challenges your beliefs, or at least makes you question them. For example, once or twice per year I find myself in a situation where I'm forced to rethink my reasons for giving up meat. The situation usually goes something like this: I'm at a restaurant by myself, I ordered what I thought was a... Read more of this blog post »
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