The sad thing is, it's true.
I miss the good ol' days of science. sigh.
http://www.theonion.com/content/news/science_channel_refuses_to_dumb The sad thing is, you put on the science channel in hope of something educational or thought-provoking, and you end up watching something like ‘pumpkin chunkers’ just out of sheer boredom. Or you flip to the history channel and watch program after program about the predictions of Nostadamus and the impending dooms...
Speaking of consumption
In my documentary binge, I stumbled upon ‘Food, Inc.’, an informative and shocking film somewhat akin to Supersize Me and Omnivores Dilemma. I enjoyed it because it covered so many aspects of our food production and consumption. Everything from produce and industrial slaughtering to business control of agriculture. Of the production companies mentioned, Monsanto struck me as the most...
Stupidity rules the world.
http://www.amazon.com/Stupidity-George-W-Bush/dp/B000G1QU66/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1263683530&sr=8-1 While this documentary did play towards a ‘stupid’ audience (with it’s short flashy clips and lack of conclusions), it did bring up some excellent points and examples. “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure...
Why gay marriage shouldn't be legal
kaylee-marie: 1. Homosexuality is not natural, much like eyeglasses, polyester, and birth control. 2. Heterosexual marriages are valid because they produce children. Infertile couples and old people can’t legally get married because the world needs more children. 3. Obviously, gay parents will raise gay children, since straight parents only raise straight children. 4. Straight marriage will be...
Lets hope it makes it to the Supreme Court. Maybe one day, I’ll be an equal citizen under the law. Remember though, it’s not just marriage (though that is the most popular issue), it’s employment and housing laws, adoption rights, AIDS and homelessness etc. Once we get marriage and all associated rights, there needs to be a swift move to focus on other issues that greatly...
Fighting Stupidity →
I was hoping that my original google search would help me find answers to “How did Rush Limbaugh, Bill O’Riley, Glenn Beck, Pat Robertson, Michelle Malkin and other political and religious crazies get to be so dumb?” Sadly, this question would require a large team of psychologists and other trained professionals, but I did manage to find an interesting link in my search (see...
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How to defeat consumerism. Hopefully more than wishful thinking.
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Thoughts on reading ‘Only Revolutions’ that do not involve bashing ones head against a wall and throwing the book out the window.