Ugh

Casey and I took our walk this morning but the humidity was so thick you can cut it with a knife, and walking into a fully engulfed steam room would have been a relief. The moon was up but with all of the humidity it would have takem the lens 10 minutes to normalize if I tried to take a picture, and then the photo would still be fuzzy from atmospheric distortion. I’ll pull the car out later and walk in circles inside the garage to finish off the usual 15k steps.

Let’s take back the Internet: Today’s Internet Censors and Arbiters

Rebecca MacKinnon: Let’s take back the Internet! | Video on TED.com.

Qualia Soup: Good without gods??

Qualia Soup in the first of a series on why good does not require religion.


YouTube – ?Morality 1: Good without gods??.

The GOP Courts Cracked Pots

There are many reasons I had to register Democrat after last election, this segment from Rachel Maddow shows a few of them.

 

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Summer Dawn

When you were a kid and school was out you dreamed of days like these.

A year Ago

A year ago today I was on a cold steel table with my chest sawed open. So you can bet that there’s no sarcasm intended when I say “I’m just happy to be here.”