Huge seas 'once existed on Mars' — Light from a distant shore, indeed.
Possible naked eye comet on the rise — Something to watch out for while on your pre-dawn jog.
Sex & Money, part 2 — Slacktivist on picking and choosing. "The Bible is not a Rulebook for Other People" I'm glad my Christian friends understand that. Too bad about the Christianists who dominate so much of our politics.
Catholic Church Supports Discrimination Against Gays — Speaking of using the Bible as a rulebook for other people.
Elie Wiesel: Carve out an exception to free speech for Holocaust denial — "We are in danger of losing the battle for freedom of speech," Mr. Rushdie said. It is being recast as a Western imposition, not a universal human right. Respect is being redefined as agreement, and censorship disguised as a virtuous defence of diversity.
Do We Really Want to Hear Someone Say 'I Was Wrong'? — As usual, old 386 to the rescue. Who needs nuance or diversity of experience and opinion, anyway?
?otD: What planet or moon would you visit if you had the chance?
Writing time yesterday: n/a (chemo exhaustion)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.5 (lower GI follies)
This morning's weigh-in: 226.2
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 9/10 (sleepless night)
Currently (re)reading: The Last Continent by Terry Pratchett