Monthly Archives: March 2010

“The stage is too big for the drama”

God was invented to explain mystery. God is always invented to explain those things that you do not understand. Now, when you finally discover how something works, you get some laws which you’re taking away from God; you don’t need … Continue reading

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Majority Rules

I believe the Republicans when they say they are confident that by 2012, the march off socialism will come to the end of its road, and, that they’ll be able to repeal and replace the Health Care bill. Wait, I’m … Continue reading

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Z’ riffic

Z. . .what a mensch! During the Lebron era the Cavs have most often described by courtside commentators and b-ball media as being something like the King and his sub-stellar crew. This is a way of depicting secondary cast to … Continue reading

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When the Film Is Rolling…

From NewLeftMedia. In the comments to the B-roll, a youtube commenter wrote: And the cherry picking on the left just keeps on rolling. Excellent editing skills. Bring the fringe elements and the ones incapable of coherently articulating an argument to … Continue reading

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Pipes

I have witnessed beautiful tubes twice in my life. The first I saw was in 1962, at Point Santa Clara in Panama. I was seven and my dad bravely went body surfing. I vaguely recall he wasn’t out in the … Continue reading

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Hard Problems

src. Bill Vallicella writes a very fine, thought provoking, blog, The Maverick Philosopher. It’s one of the handful of blogs I read top-to-bottom, which is to say I read every post as they land in my rss reader. I read … Continue reading

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The Loop

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Lisa Miller. (My elderly mom didn’t laugh when I joked Ms. Miller ‘looks like she could have graduated from Bryn Mawr,’ my mom’s alma mater.) In this clip, … Continue reading

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Two Philosophy Cartoons

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Doh!

“If you think it’s a Socialist plot and it’s wrong, for goodness sakes, drop out of the Federal Employees Health Benefit Program. But if you think it’s good enough for your family, shouldn’t our health insurance be good enough for … Continue reading

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Fodor, Nagel, and Philosophy-In-Decline

Philosophers Rip Darwin By Michael Ruse The Chronicle of Higher Education “Doubters Rip Darwin — Badly” would have been better. In his article, Michael Ruse adds Thomas Nagel to the fold of philosophers seeming to enter a late, demented phase … Continue reading

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