Which baseball player who played for only one team, has the most HRs?Answer here.
The time will come when future generations look back in horror that we ever allowed the aborting of babies in a similar fashion, though with a greater abhorrence, to the way we look back in horror at the time when our nation considered others to be less than human because of the color of their … Continue reading Time for a reminder
Yeah, I never found explanations of why it was better to use BCE and CE very convincing either.
Why would I bother to defend my standards when I can merely obfuscate via hypocrisy by ridiculing you for having standards at all?
Still the single greatest comic ever.
My youngest brother is a pretty smart guy. And, while everything he said in this post was pretty good, the phrase that really caught my attention was "grow some common sense, and see [FDR] for who he was - the economic equivalent of Jim Jones". It's magic!
"The man of culture finds the whole past relevant; the bourgeois and the barbarian find relevant only what has some pressing connection with their appetites....Henry Ford's observation that history is bunk is a perfectly proper observation for a bourgeois industrialist, and it was followed with equal propriety by another: 'Creeds must go.' Technology emancipates not … Continue reading Men of culture
I ventured back the Reading Room for a bit tonight. (Hope that wasn't a mistake; I can easily lose a lot of time reading posts there.) And one post struck me. I've discussed various things with Beren IV previously, and while I think he's quite intelligent, he seems to fail to grasp some of the … Continue reading And no one wants that.
An aptly named website with the nastiest as well as the most enticing unhealthy foods you can imagine. And some you probably wouldn't have thought of yourself.
"Honorifics are mere flummery, to be sure, but one must not overlook the truth that they represent an effort to distinguish between men and men of parts. When not abused, they are an explicit recognition of distinction and hierarchy, a recognition that cannot be dispensed with where highly organized effort is required."~ p. 160Ideas Have … Continue reading Honorifics