Daily Archive: July 8, 2009



 I saw a group protesting the Chinese masscare of Uighurs here in Vancouver this evening on my way home from work.  The cynic in me thinks that since they are Muslims and not smiley...


Book Bleg: The Evolution of God

Robert Wright, The Evolution of God — This is the first clip of a multi-clip interview between Bob Wright and Ross Douthat discussing Wright’s new book The Evolution of God.  You can click that...


the deception of dignity

“But it’s not right to end on a note of cultural pessimism because there is the fact of President Obama. Whatever policy differences people may have with him, we can all agree that he...


name your superpower

Okay rule#1 it has to be unorthodox.  No “flying” or “superhuman strength” lest I bust out my superpower on you….


His Heart Isn’t Big Enough

Andy McCarthy is angry: What does it say when the president of the United States is unable to acknowledge that the United States won the Cold War and broke the bonds of Soviet tyranny...


Book Bleg: The First World War

The First World War has always been a subject that I’ve wanted to learn about in great depth.  The reasons for this primarily boil down to the fact that I think it’s impossible to...


Google Chrome OS

Google is announcing plans for a Google operating system: Google Chrome OS: