Don’t bury your failures. Let them inspire you.

Me in December 2022 skydiving in Monterey, CA.

My name is Oscar Scholin, and I am a current senior at Pomona College in Claremont, California, studying physics (in particular quantum information. Check out my research website if you are interested: alongside my love for literature, classics, philosophy, and learning in general.

Outside of the classroom, I enjoy writing, hiking, and hanging out with friends.

Have a wonderful day, and, if you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact me at [email protected].

This symbol represents the Taoist concept of wei wu wei, or actionless action. You may notice the circle flows yet is incomplete, imperfect, coming apart into wisps of strokes at a point: this reflects a kind of embrace of the uncertainty of existence, as fundamental as Heseinberg’s relation. It’s easy to get caught up in the banalities of life and miss the point–to pause for a moment and appreciate the view. For in the words of Alan Watts, the universe is basically playful–and by reflecting, studying physics or other natural sciences, reading, writing, exploring, giving oneself to wandering, one can see it all from a different point of view.