babbling giants

June 30, 2010

--via Bill the Splut
Why has agnosticism fallen out of favor? New Atheism offers the glamour of fraudulent rebelliousness, while agnosticism has only the less eye-catching attractions of humility. The willingness to say "I don't know" is less attention-getting than "I know, I know. I know it all."
--Ron Rosenbaum in An Agnostic Manifesto, on the "New Agnosticism"
Oh man, I remember Melanie Hamburg, my Kindergarten (maybe 1st Grade?) fiancee... we were pretty serious about it, none of this just "playing house" stuff... but then Chris wanted to be our son... 'well, I guess we could adopt him...'
--Jotted that down in response to a Friend's FB post about her kid's early marriage plans...
"Passive-aggressive voices in my head are urging inefficiency at undesired delegated tasks! A relief from that tiresome ‘Kill! KILL!’"
Oddly captivating sign in the kitchen at work:

Just found out Dice Wars lives on iOS as "Strategery"- simplified "Risk" - so addictive
Swampscott Twilight