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Comment author: Flay 16 September 2011 02:19:10PM 10 points [-]

Hi all, call me Flay.

I'm a 20-year old graphic design student and traditional artist (figure drawing, mainly) with an array of other odd interests on the side, from costume makeup to programming. Although I do enjoy what I do, and it can certainly be very challenging, I sometimes feel there are parts of my analytical mind being neglected. Reading a few of the sequences here and being thrown all of a sudden back in to the deep end of reason made me realise how much I miss the sensation, and so I decided to register. One of my driving motivations is to try to optimize myself as much as possible, and achieve all I can. As you could guess I’m more than a little perfectionistic, although I'm slowly learning to be less uptight about the whole deal.

I came across Less Wrong while I was researching the singularity movement. I don't consider myself a rationalist yet (or a follower of the singularity movement for that matter), only because I have a great deal more reading to do first. In particular, I haven't finished reading through the core sequences yet, but I intend to do so soon.

Looking forward to meeting everyone!

Comment author: ciphergoth 16 September 2011 04:51:58PM 2 points [-]

There is an optimal amount of uptightness :-) Welcome!

Comment author: Flay 17 September 2011 05:36:34AM 0 points [-]

True, perhaps one day I'll find it. =P

Thanks!

Comment author: Oscar_Cunningham 16 September 2011 04:19:14PM 1 point [-]

Welcome!

Comment author: Flay 17 September 2011 05:37:39AM 0 points [-]

Thank you!