Woody Guthrie's New Years Resolutions from 1942 →
I could get behind this: Americans Elect 2012 →
“The goal of Americans Elect is to nominate a presidential ticket that answers directly to voters—not the political system. “American voters are tired of politics as usual. They want leaders that will put their country before their party, and American interests before special interests. Leaders who will work together to develop fresh solutions to the serious challenges facing our...
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New Year's Resolutions
I’m generally pretty good at sticking to New Year’s resolutions. Well, I usually make a bunch of them and then mostly stick to most of them. I usually consider that a victory. If you can do a half-assed job at anything, you’re a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind. 1. Do a better job at work. And also, enter my time every day. And also, dress better-we have a pretty...
Religion's Claim to be Non-Disprovable →
“Intrinsically, there’s nothing small about the ethical problem with slaughtering thousands of innocent first-born male children to convince an unelected Pharaoh to release slaves who logically could have been teleported out of the country. It should be more glaring than the comparatively trivial scientific error of saying that grasshoppers have four legs. And yet, if you say the...
Nice, nice, very nice
Oh, a sleeping drunkard Up in Central Park, And a lion-hunter In the jungle dark, And a Chinese dentist, And a British queen— All fit together In the same machine. Nice, nice, very nice