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June 10, 2017tuba

BABAM! with Senator Elizabeth Warren...




June 9, 2017

June 8, 2017

Speaking of Dennett, SMBC had a hot take on his flavor of compatibilism (i.e. how does the idea of free will in a universe that seems governed by the laws of cause and effect even work)
"I hope you can let this go."

June 7, 2017

Female gladiators were often topless and not in fancy armor, from Quora: Has there ever been truths removed from movies for being too unrealistic?



I'm currently re-reading "Consciousness Explained" by Daniel Dennett... it was a big influence when I first read it 15 years ago, and I cite it in So You're Going to Die. Anyway, here is a pretty good New Yorker piece about him and his point of view.

June 6, 2017

Monobloc: the white plastic chairs taking over the world.
The ultimate Title Drops collection...

June 5, 2017bestof_photos

The runner ups for best of 2016...

Cora


Wall in Austin during HONK!TX


Sunset over Lake Winnipesaukee


Built Benny's Spaceship Spaceship SPACESHIP with Melissa.


Not positive where I took this


In a Malaysian Temple.


Loved the Spock from the old Jumptap/Millennial Media/AOL days.


Outside the Batu Cave.


Dublin.


Art at Fort Point Bridge


Mop at an Arlington Church


Kristin in shades.
"To feel that life is meaningless unless 'I' can be permanent is like having fallen desperately in love with an inch."
--Alan W. Watts, "The Wisdom of Insecurity"

June 4, 2017bestof_photos

Second Best Photos of 2016 - though to be honest I think some of these might be better than some of the "Best" I posted yesterday...


At the Charles Riverfest


Cora


Chet at JP Honk practice


Shot of Kristin as I fooled around with my "good camera" at a double birthday party...


My old apartment building felt armor clad when it was having insulation added


Once in a photography class this woman (with a great Irish accent) commented on my phtos "ya like boogs, doncha?" Not sure why I tried to deny it.


A pier in George Town in Penang.


Bird drinking from the sky.


I snuck a photo on my way to comics writing class because I liked how these folks clothing was paired, but then realized they were probably having some kind of sad breakup


gimmicky photo in Dublin


Flooded street outside of Aeronaut Brewery.


More casual times.
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