Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Opportunity of a Crisis

I know that the notion of “Crisis = Danger + Opportunity” as derived from the Chinese characters ( ) is a folk myth. However, that doesn’t really detract from the concept, does it? Making an opportunity out of crisis looks … Continue reading

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Telescope Podcast Aug 2010

More Music More Music more music more music. This is a solo work by the Telescope Man himself, Van Alpert. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share on Posterous share via … Continue reading

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Israel rabbi remarks on Palestinians ‘deeply offensive’: US

Just to be “fair”, this guy is another example of proof of God’s disinterest. “May God strike them down with the plague along with all the nasty Palestinians who persecute Israel,” he said. A Rabbi? He’s nobody’s teacher, he’s just … Continue reading

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‘Glenn Beck’: Divine Destiny

Something like that… Really, Glenn Beck is proof that God is, at best, a disinterested God. Because if God really was concerned about the goings on of our puny little speck of a planet, Beck would have been toasted by … Continue reading

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Estimates Say Fewer Jobs, Larger Deficits if Republicans Were in Charge

Good morning, We know (you do know, don’t you?) that the Regressive (Republican) agenda has never been about jobs or reducing the deficit. Somehow they’ve managed to get hold of the discourse and feed their BS to the ignorant and … Continue reading

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Does the Past Exist Yet? Evidence Suggests Your Past Isn’t Set in Stone

Does the Past Exist Yet? Evidence Suggests Your Past Isn’t Set in Stone This starts to get weird, even in the context of quantum physics, which is completely weird. To paraphrase, you don’t understand quantum physics, you just get used … Continue reading

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Judge Halts Obama’s Expansion of Stem Cell Research – NYTimes.com

Do you need more reasons to vote Progressive? Get these stupid, time-warped regressives out of the way. VOTE and Vote Progressive!! Judge Halts Obama’s Expansion of Stem Cell Research – NYTimes.com. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook … Continue reading

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Franklin Graham Says President Obama was ‘Born a Muslim.’ As Pew Poll Shows, More Americans Confused About President’s Religion. – ABC News

The Rev. Franklin Graham Says President Obama was ‘Born a Muslim’ ABC News. Can you say, “Get A Life!” ? All together now… 1. 2. 3. Get! — A! — Life! (Whew! That was FUN!!) Bookmark on Delicious Digg this … Continue reading

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Robots created that develop emotions in interaction with humans

ScienceDaily (Aug. 9, 2010) — The first prototype robots capable of developing emotions as they interact with their human caregivers and expressing a whole range of emotions have been finalised by researchers. Robots created that develop emotions in interaction with … Continue reading

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Democrats may pay political price for Obama’s words on NYC mosque

Republicans will probably use President Obama’s support for the right of a Muslim group to build an Islamic center near the World Trade Center The Boston Globe. Do you need more reasons? (To vote progressive.) They’ve gotten a hold of … Continue reading

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