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Sunday Evening Wind down

Tom Waits – You Can Never Hold Back Spring

SkeptiCamp Phoenix

The following is shamelessly lifted from Jim Lippard’s blog: On March 28, SkeptiCamp Phoenix 2009 will take place at Arizona State University in Tempe. Participants include Mike Stackpole of the Phoenix Skeptics on “Practical Techniques for Street Skepticism,” John Lynch on “Academic Freedom and Intelligent Design,” and Tony Barnhart on “Methods of the Pseudo-Psychic.” The…

Sunday evening wind down

John Coltrane, with Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums, performing “On Green Dolphin Street”.


This makes me want to go see the movie: Very strong humanist, socialist, antinomian worldview major heroic characters deny God final winner in the battle of superheroes believes that killing people in the interests of peace is a worthwhile endeavor, a belief shared by most major Communist leaders of the 20th Century and…

Still here …

I’m still here, just still too busy to blog this week. Tuesday was the opening class for my Socratic seminar, Wednesday was the first session of my lecture course (and a faculty meeting). Today, I have a Socratic discussion of Hesiod. So I’m guessing it will be Friday before I post again. To tide you…

Ni pena ni miedo

Short shorts

Been busy here. Classes start on Tuesday so there has been a lot of administrivia to do with that. It?s also a mad scramble to get some projects finished before next week. My buddie PalMD has come out from under the feet of the Hoofnagles and has shiny new premises (?White Coat Underground?) all of…

And we’re back …

It looks like the lights are back on here after the upgrade though comments are not yet switched back. I expect they will be soon.

And the lights go out … sort of.

Our masters over at Mission Control will be upgrading our blogging platform (finally!) starting 1:00PM today. The site will still be available for you to read although no new comments or posts will be allowed. We expect to be back live sometime Saturday evening. Enjoy the silence.

Happy Holidays!

This fashion maven and I wish all my readers a safe and peaceful holiday season. Be good to each other.