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What philosophy do you follow?

You scored as Existentialism. Your life is guided by the concept of Existentialism: You choose the meaning and purpose of your life. “Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.” “It is up to you to give [life] a meaning.” –Jean-Paul Sartre “It is…

Once again, my sheep-like characteristics manifest themselves and I find myself dutifully following Orac, PZ, Bora, Joseph, John, Rob, and Afarensis in listing (in bold) those of the “Most Significant SF & Fantasy Books of the Last 50 Years” that I have read.

Saturday morning self-evaluation

What Famous Leader Are You? And apparently, I’m Dr Doom as well (“Blessed with smarts and power but burdened by vanity”). The possibilities are endless. (HT to GrrlScientist and Afarensis respectively)

I am: Arthur C. Clarke Well known for nonfiction science writing and for early promotion of the effort toward space travel, his fiction was often grand and visionary. Which science fiction writer are you? PZ made me do it.

My Blogging Year

Bora and Janet have done it, so why not. Basic idea is to reproduce the first sentence of the first post over the past year. I’ve noted before that a significant number of lawyers not only to deny evolution but also appear to think that their training as a lawyer enables them to adjudicate scientific…

Dictatorial Tendencies?

Chad made me take the Brutally Honest Personality Test:

Out vile (conservative) spot!

Your Political Profile: Overall: 10% Conservative, 90% Liberal Social Issues: 0% Conservative, 100% Liberal Personal Responsibility: 0% Conservative, 100% Liberal Fiscal Issues: 25% Conservative, 75% Liberal Ethics: 0% Conservative, 100% Liberal Defense and Crime: 25% Conservative, 75% Liberal How Liberal Or Conservative Are You?   Shelley and Chet made me do it.    

Today is …

My ninja can beat up your pirate.

Traitor? Moi?

I don’t think anyone is surprised by this …

And I thought I was special There are:2,216people with the name John Lynch in the U.S.A. How many have your name?   Apparently, there are just shy of 135,000 Lynchs and there are 23 Charles Darwins.    HT to Joseph.