Friday Jul 13, 2007

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rudiecantfail:

Thank you smile

thejuanupsman:

Very true. Sorry to see you are gone. This place can always use some clear thinking.

Thursday May 31, 2007

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WHY DO SOME PEOPLE RESIST SCIENCE?

"The developmental data suggest that resistance to science will arise in children when scientific claims clash with early emerging, intuitive expectations. This resistance will persist through adulthood if the scientific claims are contested within a society, and will be especially strong if there is a non-scientific alternative that is rooted in common sense and championed by people who are...
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dmac:

May I be the first to wish you a very happy birthday!

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Solid advice! I suggest LOTS of cake eating today. biggrin




brightredscream:

The apology was nice - I hope that you took it to him personally and let him know.

*smacks you with trout* tongue

Sunday Apr 22, 2007

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What's been on my mind during the last month since I blogged:

1. I further embrace atheism. That said, I accept that irrational little part of me that needs the superstition to explain the unexplainable and let it do what it must.
2. The US is turning into a surveillance society, which is something I don't wish to be a part of.
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dmac:

Yeah, but sometimes all the good stuff happens late at night! biggrin

meatpieboy:

I'll be in Guanacaste, up in Santa Rosa National Park. Not far from the border. It's an amazing park.

Wednesday Mar 21, 2007

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What's been on my mind since my last blog entry:

0. Free will is an illusion and a delusion.
1. We are neuro-chemical machines running lots of short neuo-chemical programs.
2. Give somebody a stimulus and they'll give you a pre-programed response.
3. People are push-button machines.
4. Any decided effort to change one's own neuro-chemical programs is not free will as...
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squire:

Why? You a cop? wink Listen man, I don't know where that shit came from.

the_melon_helmet:

You up for driving into MD tonight for some crab cakes? My friend is in from Japan for some good old Air Force training and I'll be leaving here at 600ish to head out there. Give me a ring.

From tinyhobo

He is kind and funny.
One of the most interesting people I have met off the site.

Thursday Jan 04, 2007

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"...but who the fuck are you to turn your views into my laws?" -- Eric Schwartz



Sticking a finger into the eye of fundies of ALL stripes.

Fuck 'em, especially if they can't take a joke.
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dissipate:

I'm very impressed!

dissipate:

There is a great book about it. Its called "The Sign and the Seal" By Graham Hancock.
Its worth checking out if you want more info.

Wednesday Dec 20, 2006

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My current earworm and crush.
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smooshfacedlion:

by choice, last time I cancelled a long time ago it took a few days, so I'll be gray before long.

the_melon_helmet:

lunch or dinner tomorrow?

Saturday Dec 16, 2006

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Alas!

There is no justice for the witty in the Buckeye State! frown Philosophy be damned!!!
emotedcreations:

Well, I finally wrote that update. So there ya go if you're still interested. Boy was it cathartic.

Saturday Dec 02, 2006

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the_melon_helmet:

So... how'd things go? Don't keep me in suspense.

the_melon_helmet:

I'm excited for our movie date tomorrow! On a side note, is it just me or is all the SG "news" now just updates on bands? and to think I used to use this site for current affairs... sheesh.