Magic the Gathering: Philosophy that isn’t black-and-white

Recently I've delved deeper into the Color Wheel for their different outlooks on life, and with a critical look at Black and White mana in particular I've found it is possible to construct a fairly rational and realist approach to life by taking the best and avoiding the worst of each.

Earth-525.5.WR-3: The Reassembled Cities of Warped Space and Parkour

About 3 years ago reality broke apart but then coalesced back together wrong.  Space and distance, direction and gravity, all became jumbled.  This resulted in shortcuts in warped spaces and angled gravity wells, causing cities to become a convoluted mess to navigate.  In time most people acclimated.  Others thrived. Some people came to possess an …

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Visualizing Your Place in the Solar System in Proper Scale

Earth is home. Our Solar System is also home, but it is far larger than most people realize. Part of this is an inability to experience this distance in person: most people never spend much time traveling across the planet Earth in a way to take in the size of all our continents and seas, and our local backyard in outer space is orders of magnitude larger. Another problem can be the way space is presented to our visual minds in scale.