MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

October 2010


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The plague

TweetAnd, indeed, as he listened to the cries of joy rising from the town, Rieux remembered that such joy is always imperiled. He knew what those jubilant crowds did not know but could have learned from…


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Clemson: uninspired but not surprising

TweetI tweeted (or whatever) about this earlier, and while I rarely mention sports, especially regional sports, on this site, I felt this topic deserves a brief airing. Of course, I realize that every football fan…


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Mark Levin: ‘Trust me.’ Sure.

TweetLoving news talk, but not having satellite radio, I purposefully subjected myself to about an hour or so of the Mark Levin Show on the way back tonight from covering something for work. Levin, as…


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The cycle grinds on

TweetWe should have seen it coming, that, following the election of one of the most progressive presidents in the last century, bitter Republicans in Congress would, first, attempt to block nearly every piece of legislation…


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NPR’s Williams fired but still in the game

TweetMore recent news from the continued joke-show that is FOX News. Juan Williams, former National Public Radio employee, was fired Oct. 20 for comments he made on an episode of The O’Reilly Factor, in which he…




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More uncomfortable know-nothing moments

TweetDon’t you just love squirm-in-your-pants moments like this: Actually, I don’t, and it makes me very sad for America that folks like Christine O’Donnell and Sarah Palin are even in the national spotlight. Neither, barring…


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Apologetics VIII: heaven, hell, free will

TweetI’ve decided to let this be the final edition on this series since it seems that any other arguments I meet in the remaining chapters, “Salvation,” “Christianity & Other Religions,” “Objective Truth” and “The Bottom…