Respectful Insolence

Archives for December 24, 2006

A politically correct holiday greetings

Found on the Internets via e-mail: With with the holidays fast approaching, please accept — with no obligation, implied or implicit, on behalf of the wisher or wishee — my best wishes for an environmentally-conscious, socially-responsible, low-stress, non-addictive, gender-neutral celebration of the winter solstice, practiced within the traditions and/or within the religious or secular belief(s)…

What a wonderful gift for Christmas

This one’s too good for me to ignore even on vacation. It’s the perfect gift for the skeptical. Remember the Friday Dose of Woo in which I had a little fun with the whole concept of trepanning (drilling a hole in your head to “improve blood flow”)? Well guess what? The trepanation guy (Randall W.…

Christmas carols for the the DSM-IV

Via the Internets… Christmas Carols for the DSM-IV Schizophrenia — Do You Hear What I Hear? Multiple Personality Disorder — We Three Kings Disoriented Are Dementia — I Think I’ll be Home for Christmas Narcissistic — Hark the Herald Angels Sing About Me Manic — Deck the Halls and Walls and House and Lawn and…