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Entries from January 31st, 2002

Saved by the Justice Department

January 31st, 2002 · Comments Off on Saved by the Justice Department · Uncategorized

Maybe there’s hope yet. From the latest Justice Department anti-trust case: “The evidence introduced in this trial has convinced me that the deity known as God has willfully and actively thwarted competition from other deities and demigods, promoting His worship with such unfair scare tactics as threatening non-believers with eternal damnation,” wrote District Judge Charles […]

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Dead-quill.com

January 31st, 2002 · Comments Off on Dead-quill.com · Uncategorized

For those of you readers who play , and visit one of the many Red Quill sites, you’ll find the whole shebang is off the air. The reason? VeriSign, formerly Network Solutions, refuses to release the domain. It long since expired, but they won’t resell it, and now they’ve shut it down. Nice, huh? But […]

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Thank God

January 30th, 2002 · Comments Off on Thank God · Uncategorized

After I made that little remark about evolution the other day, there was a bit of a discussion. And as so often happens in these things, I get a little confused. Luckily, I found something to help me work it all out. Now I get it. Just remember, science is fallible, ergo it is false. […]

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Mystery Guest, sign in please

January 30th, 2002 · Comments Off on Mystery Guest, sign in please · Uncategorized

Last night Lolita was presenting “Sensory Deprivation and Sensory Control” at Both and I are interested in exploring that, and Lolita is very knowledgeable and entertaining as hell (a rare combination), we knew it would be a fun night. We weren’t disappointed. One thing that’s nice about being around people like Lolita who are really […]

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January 29th, 2002 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

From this web style guide: sarcasm Writers are somehow tempted to employ sarcasm far more often when online than off. This is usually a mistake. Sarcasm should only be employed with extreme reluctance, and should always be identified as such, either with a parenthetical remark (saying, for instance, “(Just kidding.)“) or a statement (or even […]

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