Monthly Archives: April 2012

Terrible Taste (And Awful Ethics Too)

Yes, it would almost be worth building a rotating bookcase like this one for those odd occasions that an Ayndroid came along. I must confess I have never actually completed Atlas Shrugged. I took a run at it three times … Continue reading

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Friday fiblet: Clear Night’s View

Storms sound in emptiness, above and below and around. Radio crackles lonelier than silence, hollow snaps, evanescent particle pairs are born and die in the instant void. Stars are seldom, light dim, space falls away in widening gyres, all equations … Continue reading

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Egyptian Islamists Extend Sex Lives By Six Hours

I was pretty impressed by the stupidity of Arizona extending the beginning of a woman’s pregnancy to approximately two weeks before conception, but that’s nothing compared to what Egypt is considering doing. They’re thinking of extending her sex life up … Continue reading

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Friday fiblet: On The Force

Keep it calm, I thought. Out loud: “What went down?” He shrugged. “Looked like a gun to me.” He mimed a shot. “So I gave him one.” My teeth ground. “A bright blue, see through squirt gun?” He had the … Continue reading

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President’s Citizen’s Medal

The White House is currently accepting nominations for the President’s 2012 Citizen’s Medal. This is awarded to US citizens who have performed service to their community and/or country above anything which might reasonably be expected of them. I nominated Jessica … Continue reading

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Rock Beyond Belief

The final stop in my Athiest Atheist Week Evah was the Rock Beyond Belief concert at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. Rock Beyond Belief has its own blog site actually, on Freethoughtblogs no less, so I won’t go into a … Continue reading

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Friday fiblet: Mal de mer

You try to hold back but the whole room tilts that way. It sits there, mocks you, calls out to you: be rich, be free, come on down, why not you? You clench up on the brass rail of the … Continue reading

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American Atheists National Convention II

Yes, I know, I’m slower than light in a Bose-Einstein condensate… What can I say, I’ve been too busy procrastinating to update. I may come back to some of the other speakers at the convention, such as the sex-positivism of … Continue reading

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Friday Fiblet: Bones

”Don’t cut that up. I want it whole.” He eyed the light cloak with greed. All his clothes were made for cold, not heat. ”Roll you for it.” Some odd quirk of mind made him use his fair dice. He … Continue reading

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American Atheists National Convention I

Immediately following the Reason Rally was the American Atheists National Convention 2012, which was equally impressive in its own ways. For one thing, just as the Rally was the largest free gathering of the godless in history, the AANC2012 was … Continue reading

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