Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Picture: Fun with anti-theism

Joseph Heller's Catch-22 is one of the finest (and funniest) novels of the 20th century, and it's a book you must simply read if you haven't. Yossarian, the main character, also expresses some epic anti-theism... and I thought I'd create one of those quote-y picture-y things with his sentiments. So, I present:


Full quote is here.

On a slightly more serious note, the problem of evil of course remains a powerful argument against the existence of a personal, loving, God. Despite centuries of theodicy idiocy, no one has yet successful answered Epicurus' simple query.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Video(s): They Might Be Giants awesomeness

They Might Be Giants, in case you don't know, is a truly awesome alternative rock band. (My wife and I were given a CD by them for a wedding gift - I've been a fan ever since). The following two videos - the second correcting the first - illustrates why you, too, should think them awesome...

 

And...



Direct links are here and here.

Updated: the original version of "Why Does the Sun Shine" is also pretty cool.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

It's been a while...

So I haven't blogged in a while - not in nearly 8 months, in fact. The reasons for this are multifarious, but the two most prominent reasons are Consilience (podcasting in very time consuming) and a demanding job. But, I really do miss blogging.

So I will blog again... occasionally at least.