Ricky Gervais, Atheism, And The Invention Of Lying

I’m really excited about The Invention of Lying, the upcoming Ricky Gervais film.  I started the script last spring online and simply couldn’t stop reading until it was done.  It was not a terribly funny read (except occasionally) but I love films which explore a thought provoking “what if” in a sufficiently thoughtful way and [Read More...]

Profiling Afghanistan’s Child Brides

Makes the heart just sink. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Logicomix: The Graphic Novelization Of The Life Of Bertrand Russell

That illustration comes from Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth about Bertrand Russell’s real life philosophical adventures.  The Independent’s writes:  The subject of the newest comic-strip sensation, though, might still raise eyebrows: it’s the story of the quest for the foundation of mathematics, starring and narrated by Bertrand Russell, the British logician, philosopher, mathematician, reformer, pacifist, [Read More...]

Pachelbel Everywhere

In reply to my post the other day of Axis of Awesome’s “4 Chords, 36 Songs,” Cat’s Staff pointed me to this other cool exploration of the limited chord repertoire in modern music: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Some Awesome Stop Motion, Anyone?

If you’re at all enamored of stop motion photography, you really should watch this video. If not, you may carry on with your morning.  Thank you for your attention. Your Thoughts? (via The Daily Dish) [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: Highlights Of The Best Worst Movie Ever Made

A compendium of the classic, Troll 2, cheesy unintentional comedy does not come any cheesier than this. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Bukowski and Mouse

Charles Bukowski, “The Genius Of The Crowd” there is enough treachery, hatred violence absurdity in the average human being to supply any given army on any given day and the best at murder are those who preach against it and the best at hate are those who preach love and the best at war finally [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: The Facts The Emperor Doesn’t Want You To Know

We all think we know what happened to the Empire’s first Death Star a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, but this unnerving fact sheet raises numerous causes for doubt about the official story we’ve been fed: 4) Why has there not been an investigation into allegations that Darth Vader, the second-ranking [Read More...]

Disambiguating Faith: Faith In The Sub-, Pre-, Or Un-conscious

In previous posts (which you will not need to have read to understand this one, but which I recommend you catch up on if you have the time now or later), Adam has tried to argue that irrational ways of thinking may be indispensable means of getting at truth.  In response, I have tried to [Read More...]


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