Worried to Death

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Bible Stories for Corporations

From BoingBoing via Hemant Mehta   [Read more...]

Do The Math

I came across this image on Pinterest recently: I think the message is this: don’t be in a hurry to share what you think your faith is, or to adopt what you think is a clever slogan to represent it. Run it by people for feedback. Check your facts and calculations. Take lots of steps [Read More...]

I’ll Just Finish This Chapter

HT Roger Wolsey’s Kissing Fish page on Facebook. [Read more...]

Recyclable Souls

HT Steve Caruso on Facebook. While our metaphysical views must inevitably differ from those of bygone eras, the nature of identity, personhood, and self continue to fascinate. Feel free to have a serious discussion, if you are so inclined, taking this non-serious cartoon as a starting point. Do you think your soul/self is in any [Read More...]

Inventor of the Venn Diagram

I got a kick out of this depiction of John Venn, the inventor of the Venn Diagram, which came my way from The Thinker Builder via Pinterest. But it actually has a serious side to it. When we apportion the world into categories, it can affect our view of things, just as Venn diagram glasses [Read More...]

The Most Interesting Sith in the World

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Grey’s Law and Hanlon’s Razor

In a recent comment, this reworking of Clarke’s Third Law was drawn to my attention: It is known as Grey’s Law, and it is the counterpart to what is known as Hanlon’s Razor: [Read more...]

Star Wars Deleted Scene

From Savage Chickens   [Read more...]

This Argument Doesn’t Seem Quite Kosher

From The New Yorker   [Read more...]

How Could God Let This Happen?

From Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. You can insert many other remakes and make the same point. Although the fact that some of us have the luxury of asking why a benevolent God would allow bad movies, rather than why we have not had any food for a week, itself raises the problem of evil. Be [Read More...]


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