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humor, literature, opinion »

[15 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on fine command | ]

It’s funny. Does he have a point? I could care less…

history, literature, opinion, religion »

[14 Feb 2010 | 9 Comments | ]

On attending a New Testament lecture by an Old Testament believer

opinion, science »

[8 Jan 2010 | 3 Comments | ]

Thoughts on the bird feeder in the falling snow

history, opinion, technology »

[5 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on not in enhancing what is | ]

“Not because they are easy” – so not at all?

ethics, opinion, technology »

[24 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]

1984 – are we sending an invitation?

humor, opinion, technology »

[17 Dec 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

Certainly we can think of *something* useful with 140 characters?

opinion, religion »

[27 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on a constant carnival | ]

“Let go and let gravity.”

literature, opinion »

[28 Oct 2009 | Comments Off on sudden death | ]

Simply everyone.

opinion »

[14 Oct 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

I was about to tweet the following this morning:
: why do so many people post little phrases that mean something only to themselves which just wastes bandwidth and confuses everyone else?
Then I realized several things in succession:

Nobody wants to read that
Nobody wants to hold themselves accountable to it, let alone me
It’s practically the exact same thing I’m lamenting
As if all Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, etc.  isn’t largely internet exhibitionism, anyway (and what makes a post with “meaning” or “sensibility” any less so?)

These are some of the reasons I am considering: (a) …

opinion »

[11 Aug 2009 | Comments Off on fresh and full of life | ]

I was working on the map of the planet tonight, calculating measurements.  I have drawn it on grid paper (made it mahself in Word), onto a matrix of 36 squares by 18.  Obviously, this is to work out the “degrees” of the sphere.  I have also been laboring under the design assumption that the squares are 720 miles each side.  This gives me a planet with a tidy circumference of 25,920 miles.  Immediately, I began to see my problem.  The longitude is only comprised of eighteen squares, for a total …