- December 31
- "Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way..." -Pink Floyd
I am not English.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Nelson Mandela is Dead
December 05, 2013 05:01PM
- Whatcha Want?
October 28, 2013 10:31PM
- Building and Destroying Air
September 18, 2013 08:59AM
- What is Soul?
August 24, 2013 11:47AM
- Coincidence vs. Cause
August 13, 2013 07:47AM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Joe, I was making a
little joke. Your title says
- “Too big to kill means
that he was great, not good.
- “Apparent to you. Clearly
many saw his greatness long
not read what you had said
that created the back and
- “Speaking of six degrees,
I have a conceptual experience
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There is a lot of talk recently about whether or not bombing Syria to degrade Syria’s WMD delivery systems is an appropriate step to increase the peace. There is a lot of… Read full post »
What is soul? Depending on your circumstances, you are likely to define that in a number of ways. Soul can mean everything from the disembodied spirit of the human body, to deeply held… Read full post »
If an evil person eats only broccoli, does that make broccoli evil? No. Broccoli is not evil. Eating broccoli is not evil. This is a demonstration of th… Read full post »
I saw Riley Cooper’s apology on television the other day. It was one of the best public apologies I have seen lately, if not ever. It struck me watching it that this guy really knows what he is doing. He did not do it in half measures. He did not say… Read full post »
Port Elizabeth weather fine
It was business as usual
In police room 619
Oh Biko, Biko, because Biko
Oh Biko, Biko, because Biko
Yihla Moja, Yihla Moja
-The man is dead
When I try to sleep at night
I can only dream in… Read full post »
Here is an interesting twist in the Ed Snowden story. Of paramount importance in this posting is the new news. Snowden has now accepted the conditions demanded by Vladimir… Read full post »
A quick check reveals that the Obama Administrations killer drones have killed between 300 and 4000 people to date. I don’t have a date that this killer drone program started. One… Read full post »
Yo, Kathryn, I just noticed a fucking outstanding comment that you left on one of your posts. You addressed it to me and I never got around to responding to it. It is probably a… Read full post »
I get that Ed Snowden is a hero. His association with Julian Assange, and their global opposition to government secrets make them de facto, absolute do gooders. There is no downs… Read full post »
I don’t know much about Seraphim
I’ve never seen the Cherubim
But if you want to worship him
I found Jesus at my gym!
I asked him if he had a diet
I thought, Christ, I… Read full post »
Remember when inflation was “right around the corner”? Remember when the economy was going to “sink like the Titanic”? I know no one is keeping tra… Read full post »
Many of you probably remember “Good Will Hunting”, the 1997 film, set in Boston, and starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Robin Williams. I was reminded of the film as the discussion of the identities and histories of the Boston Marathon bombers was revealed. The older suspec… Read full post »
I knew an old guy a few years back. Let’s call him Mr. Jones. Mr. Jones was an interesting old guy. He was an old guy when I knew him, in his mid… Read full post »
Four hours, nine minutes, and 44 seconds into the Boston Marathon, two bombs exploded near the finish line. Witnesses at 3:58 are now mentioning having seen victims with missing limbs, and many lac… Read full post »
'I've, since our last brush-up, spoken with Padraig, showed him your techniques. He said it sickened him to read, you may not have personally driven him out,… Read full post »
I decided to look for a gardener this year because last year was such a weather disaster. We went from a mild Winter into a scorching Summer seemingly in days. The first day over 80 deg… Read full post »
A search on coded racist messages in language revealed the most interesting thing. This is probably old news to those familiar with source code, and the degree to how important it is is questionable, but it is worth a look.
My search was to explore the various epithe… Read full post »
"There must be some kind of way out of here,
Said the joker to the thief,
There's too much confusion,
I can't get no relief.
Businessman they drink my wine,
Plowman dig my earth
None will level on the line, nobody offered his word...”--Bob Dylan… Read full post »
Maureen McCormick has declared Marsha Law. Everyone is ordered to report to the cave on Gilligan’s Island.
In related news, Cousin Oliver has been declared a… Read full post »