Monthly Archives: March 2012

I do not think it means what you think it means

I have lately been periodically annoyed by people failing miserably at using words. I have been a non-figure in the atheist community for several years. My voice doesn’t (and shouldn’t) count for much, but I’ve certainly read enough to define … Continue reading

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I kind of like me when I’m angry.

I inherited the worst parts of the temper from both sides of my family. I have the hair trigger, I have the explosive rage, I have the deep malevolence and I have the lasting spite. On top of that, I’m … Continue reading

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In defense of drugs

So I gets this comment on a little rant I tossed out a while ago about the absurdity of people who tell you that your table salt is full of glass. and maybe next you can give us your opinion … Continue reading

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Things that make me uncomfortable

Put on trial the artists’ models who posed nude for art schools until the early 70s, hide the art books and destroy the nude statues of antiquity, then undress and stand before a mirror and burn your bodies that you … Continue reading

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Water is Forgetful

Homeopathy is a truly noxious bit of pseudoscience. To metaphorically refer to it as snake oil would be an affront to snake oil salesmen who, after all, at least provide a putatively edible substance in return for their extraordinary fees. … Continue reading

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