Why blog?

I like writing about the thoughts in my head because it helps me to have more thoughts.

(That’s why I’m writing this particular post, in fact. I want to make sure I understand concretely what I’m trying to get out of this blog)

I often have rather in-depth monologues going on inside my head, but they usually stay there unless they make it into my journal. Blogging will help me to get a tighter grip on all the ideas that come into my head, and ideas are valuable things. Paul Graham has written an entire essay about this concept. In it he explains: Continue reading