Many religious folk thought Christopher Hitchens was a dangerous ideologue in the realm of philosophy and theology. I saw a man who felt deeply for the pain of the world and the evils of men and nature – a modern Job who didn’t have the fortitude for any response but despair and pain at the…Details
I plunge the depth of the interwebs for information, argumentation, and insights. You can imagine that I run into some pretty “special” arguments and beliefs out there. This one takes the cake for at least a few years (but perhaps ever)… “Economists” are calling for a solution to the debt crisis & ceiling by the…Details
It breaks physics:
I often forget, when arguing with someone who believes physical force is the answer to many of the problems our society faces, that the reason I argue is to educate myself and others. It can be very difficult to remember this fact when people wish to cage you for a certain behavior, execute some other…Details
At Mass yesterday, our parish priest offered the following thought scenario: “If you were forced to choose between being an American and being a Catholic, which would you choose? . . . There may soon come a time that the two are incompatible.” He is not radical in any political sense of the word, just…Details
Out of sight, out of mind – that seems to be the way we all think of surveillance. This video makes you think:
I am having big problems with the site over the past few days; bear with me here…
Led Zeppelin – Ramble On
Yes, this song is about LotR. Yes, this is perhaps the greatest band ever.
were this eager to defend the Constitution when the matter of illegal wars arose. No matter, this is good enough, for today…
Note the incredulity of the talking head. Cracks me up.
Your lecture of the week this week is a bit disturbing – a discussion about how data companies track everything you do and are getting better at it by the hour. This one is a must-watch:
Back to work! My recent big vacation from most of life but working on the new condo means I have avoided blogging and emails like the plague. Here are some things I have collected as of late… The NYT Ministry of Propaganda is now openly advocating abandoning the Constitution. The writer is a constitutional law…Details