Archives for April, 2007
Requiem When the last living thing has died on account of us, how poetical it would be if Earth could say, in a voice floating up perhaps from the floor of the Grand Canyon, “It is done.” People did not like it here. Kurt Vonnegut
About the only thing I bother to make time to watch on the TV is The Sopranos which has just entered its final season of nine episodes. Here’s what has happened in the previous seasons:
This is sad. Kurt Vonnegut has died. Pessimist, existentialist and damn great writer. As he said in God Bless You Mr Rosewater: “Hello, babies. Welcome to Earth. It’s hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It’s round and wet and crowded. At the outside, babies, you’ve got about a hundred years here. There’s…
There is something bitterly ironic about a muppet like Dembski complaining about the Nisbet & Mooney piece on “framing science.” His complaint is, after all, coming from a man who accepts money from a group who coin glib phrases like “teach the controversy” and talk about “a new science for a new century”. Sheech!