It will no doubt seem, to the casual observer, incredibly conceited for me to espouse a philosophical ideology and then to name it after myself. I have no excuse for myself other than an inability to come up with anything better to call it and, possibly, the fact that I don’t have a bunch of followers hanging around coming up with politically correct names for me.
I should also note that my procrastination has gotten the better of me (again). By the time I have gotten around to writing this, Wil Wheaton has already long since published pretty much the same thing.
There are two tenets to Jayism. The second is closely related to the first, but is, I think, a very important qualifier.
- Don’t be a dick
- Don’t take yourself too seriously
Why am I bothering to tell you this? All will become clear.