TED + Study

I can’t wait ’til the future when they don’t know what wires are: + Your personality can determine if you’ll get dementia: The authors examined the relationship between personality and cognitive impairment in 4,039 members of the Swedish Twin Registry. Neuroticism and extraversion scores were collected in 1973 at midlife, and cognitive impairment was assessed…


Classic Tommy

Tommy Sowell, that is. On Justice and Injustice: A heartbreaking social statistic is that children on welfare have only about half as many words per day directed at them as the children of working-class families– and less than one-third as many words as children whose parents are professionals. This is especially painful in view of…


Government Systems Explained

from SJGames: FEUDALISM: You have two cows. Your lord takes some of the milk. PURE SOCIALISM: You have two cows. The government takes them and puts them in a barn with everyone else’s cows. You have to take care of all of the cows. The government gives you as much milk as you need. BUREAUCRATIC…


Sunday’s Song

I forgot to post it the other day because I was tired from traveling from Sacramento… Johnny Cash – God’s Gonna Cut You Down: My favorite Johnny Cash song: Go tell that long tongue liarGo and tell that midnight riderTell the rambler, the gambler, the back biterTell ’em that God’s gonna cut ’em downTell ’em…




What the world needs is more geniuses with humility; there are so few of us left.
– Oscar Levant

Secularism & Abortion: Part II

Followup from the ToTheSource article I posted last week: Having laid out my case for the secular case against abortion in the May 5th broadcast of this series, I will now respond to ten common objections to the pro life position, beginning with five arguments that attempt to recruit certain scientific facts to serve the…



(Kate from Lost) My mom sent me this… If you had the choice of two women to wed, (Though of course the idea is quite absurd) And the first from her heels to her dainty head Was charming in every sense of the word: And yet in the past (I grieve to state), She never…