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  1. October

    by , 11-25-2015 at 02:55 PM (Barmy Blue's Bland Blog)
    (Alternative title. Can't be bothered to come up with a better title)

    Yeah. Been a while.
    I'll try being brief but you know I find that difficult.
    Been sick this week. Just a cold but it's a bad one. I haven't picked up my guitar all week but I'm anxious to get back to it so that's a good sign I guess. Normally if I take a couple of days off of something I usually don't continue with it.

    So. Things to say.
    Went to my uncles' at the beginning of ...
  2. The Sanity of Religion

    by , 11-25-2015 at 01:19 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Religion is seldom held up as the highest and best example of rational thought, but we often ignore the irrationality of religion, especially organized religion. The starting point is the difference between objectivity and subjectivity. Legal proceedings, academic arguments, and other arguments that are public require evidence that can be observed by anyone, or could have been, if anyone had been there. Visions of angels or other supernatural characters are not admissible, unless there are photographs. ...
  3. what I'm reading

    Just started "The Spy" by J.F. Cooper...
  4. Free Speech For All

    by , 11-21-2015 at 09:09 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    If no one ever said anything of value, then it wouldn't make any difference whether there was free speech. And if I were the only one in the world who knew any accurate information, then free speech would be pointless, because everyone except me would just make noise, rather than making real, useful speech. But it is possible that any and every person (almost) might utter something of value, so allowing free speech is a good idea. Please understand that this is my opinion; there are some people ...
  5. a milestone of sorts

    Just noticed my first online sale ever (not attributed to a well-meaning friend) occurred back in October. I guess that's SOMETHING!