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@joshcvt

 


I'm not spending much time around here these days.  If you want to reach me substantively, e-mail behindthenet at gmail dot com.  Non-substantively, see Twitter handle above.

I'm a 2002 Virginia Tech alumnus in computer science, with a minor in history, working as a programmer for a software business in Charlottesville. I have a /msg alias of vth, but given my current visiting schedule, it's hardly useful.

 


Some anecdotal/narrative WUs I'm proud of:

Schools I've noded, for whatever reason:

 


"Thank God for that," Ryan breathed.

"You are be--believer?" Borodin asked.

"Yeah, sure." Ryan should not have been surprised by the question. "Hell, you gotta believe in something."

 

"And why is that, Commander Ryan?" Borodin was examining the Pogy through oversized night glasses.

Ryan wondered how to answer. "Well, because if you don't, what's the point of life? That would mean Sartre and Camus and all those characters were right -- all is chaos, life has no meaning. I refuse to believe that."

 

-- Tom Clancy, The Hunt For Red October

 


 

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