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Jay Lake
Date: 2010-01-19 05:49
Subject: [links] Link salad hears the captains tell they pay you well
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Tags:books, cool, culture, links, mainspring, personal, photos, religion, science, tech
What appears to be a quiz or poll about Mainspring, in Czech — Wherein I learn my name in that language is spelled 'Jaye Lakea", and Mainspring is Srdce světa.

Zeppelins ahoy!x-planes with a very cool (and slightly trippy) 1945 Goodyear ad.

Belle of Bohemia: 1900 — Some classic architecture from Shorpy. They sure don't build 'em like that any more.

Defining An Algorithm For Inventing From NatureThe pipeline linking ecological discovery to bioengineering insight.

Diamond Oceans on the Outer Planets? — This is so cool I nearly had a nerdgasm.

Weight Loss — Cheryl Morgan points to several pieces of critical info about warming in Antarctica. Those darn facts, always with the liberal bias.

madrobins on faith

U.S. Military Weapons Inscribed With Secret 'Jesus' Bible Codes — Um. Um. Can I even begin to say what a bag of toxic Christianist nonsense this is?

?otD: How far, to the point of know return?



1/19/2009
Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 6.5
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Currently reading: Bangkok 8 by John Burdett

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martyn44
User: martyn44
Date: 2010-01-19 14:59 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I wonder, could these cretins even spell 'blasphemy', much less understand that's what they're committing. Toxic indeed.
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ulfhirtha
User: ulfhirtha
Date: 2010-01-19 15:24 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Exactly. I think Bierce sums it up well:

ARMA VIRUMQUE
by: Ambrose Bierce

"OURS is a Christian army"; so he said
A regiment of bangomen who led.
"And ours a Christian navy," added he
Who sailed a thunder-junk upon the sea.
Better they know than men unwarlike do
What is an army, and a navy too.
Pray God there may be sent them by-and-by
The knowledge what a Christian is, and why.
For somewhat lamely the conception runs
Of a brass-buttoned Jesus firing guns."
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