Republican delegates were stunned and slightly amused last night when Dixiecrat Zell Miller’s frenzied and exasperating speech culminated in him grabbing John Kerry’s disembodied head, ripping the back of its skull off with his dentures and eating his brains.
An endeavor that turns the whole world into a library. You register your books with BookCrossing and then release them into the wild (i.e. leave them somewhere). And then you hope that someone logs them back to the site. In a way, it’s like Where’s George, but with books. And you’re giving the books away. Interesting.
Jamie White is angry at sloppy thinking he sees in the world. I sympathize, but it’s my own sloppy thinking I’ve been frustrated with lately, and taken up studies to try and clarify. The following quote is not necessarily representative, but you can see this guy is frustrated.
The weirdest manifestation of this new tendency is when people say: “I’m not a Christian but I believe in something.” Then I say: “Of course, I believe in many things, like there is a chair there and a table. What are you talking about?” And they reply: “Well, you know, something more.” But what “more”? What they mean is something more than we have any good reason to believe in.
I sympathize both with White and the person he’s talking to. It would seem that “what you believe in” deserves more thought than many people give it. Or, at least, more clear thought.
Novel uses for household products. Use oven cleaner to clean your driveway, flour to clean a deck of playing cards, borax to make children’s clothing flame retardant, vodka to relieve a sore throat, lemon juice to clean a microwave oven.