Spending for the Now and Not Thinking about the Future

Tom Sowell had a great column this week about the current administration’s spending policies and how foolish they are: Rumors of Congressional Democrats privately expressing disapproval of the Obama administration’s actions and policies have been given more credence by such things as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s public criticism of White House spokesman Robert Gibbs. But…

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Indicia of Psychopathy – Answer

Yesterday I posted a riddle. Here is the answer: She reasoned that if the guy appeared at her mother’s funeral, then he might appear another family funeral. If you answered this correctly, you think like a psychopath. This was a test by a famous American psychologist used to test if one has the same mentality…

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Thoughts

Who is the smartest person ever to live, on terms of practical application of philosophy, theology, science, and math? We are talking a renaissance man that hit several areas and had incredible work to show from it. Leonardo Da Vinci?Rene Descartes?Abu Rayhan Biruni?Marilyn vos Savant?Issac Newton?Or maybe Tom Cruise? Ideas? Copyrighted under Creative Commons for…

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Things from All Over

Here are some things I have found of late while surfing around the interwebs… Religion: Dinesh D’Souza has been appointed the prez of King’s College in NY. Perfect opportunity in my opinion for the Catholics to do something for the evangelicals. Mark Shea (of course) talks about the spirit versus the letter of the law…

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New Design!

If you didn’t notice, I spent the last hour or so tinkering with my blog a bit. The Art of the Weeks was hard to see for some people in the sidepane, and I thought the posts frame should be widened a bit, so I switched it up… You will now find tabs at the…

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The History of the World Universe in 200 Words or Less

Quantum fluctuation. Inflation. Expansion. Strong nuclear interaction. Particle-antiparticle annihilation. Deuterium and helium production. Density perturbations. Recombination. Blackbody radiation. Local contraction. Cluster formation. Reionization? Violent relaxation. Virialization. Biased galaxy formation? Turbulent fragmentation. Contraction. Ionization. Compression. Opaque hydrogen. Massive star formation. Deuterium ignition. Hydrogen fusion. Hydrogen depletion. Core contraction. Envelope expansion. Helium fusion. Carbon, oxygen, and silicon…

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