Category Archive: Media

Mar 03 2013

If You Don’t Agree With This, You’re An Idiot

It’s the modern world I live in, And I use it when I can I get all my information From my common, fellow man I won’t venture an opinion Till I see what others think— And I’ll read it all in pixels, Cos I cannot wait for ink. Yes, the internet is perfect When you …

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Feb 26 2013

Free Speech, Or Plot To Kill And Eat His Wife?

We see these rights as absolute— No state would dare restrict ‘em— We have not broken any law… Until there is a victim. We’re free to speak of fantasies Of murder, rage, or hate— We haven’t crossed the line, of course, Until… it is too late. Our whispered, dark conspiracies Are safely out of reach— …

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Feb 22 2013

We’re All Gonna Die!

We’re all gonna die! We’re all gonna die! And it’s only a matter of time. We’ll live on in memory, and then not at all (and it’s not any better in rhyme) The meek and the mighty, the great and the small Will be gone. So the message is clear: Since you won’t be immortal, …

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Feb 11 2013

A Good Cartoon

When our local, right wing publication Shows a doodle that leads to frustration I’m hopeful, real soon, That “A Good Cartoon” Will provide me the proper translation I should have shared this ages ago; with luck, I’m the last one to this party and you already know about “A Good Cartoon”. You see, the two …

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Jan 27 2013

Documentary: Bible Quiz

Via the Beeb, a story of the Bible Quiz culture–the director, raised Christian, left the faith in college. The documentary is her attempt at understanding the culture she left behind, and at sharing that understanding with her new, secular culture. Brief video trailer here. Others here.

Oct 07 2012

“Stand Your Ground” Against Atheist Attacks?

So my aggregator sent me to a site where I expected to find bad arguments about crosses on war memorials. I found them (along with some fascinating descriptions of what atheists are, and what they think). And then, this disturbing bit: “Stand Your Ground” isn’t any different when atheists defile Jews/Christians, believing that Due Process …

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Sep 23 2012

News Site Debates Existence Of Hell. Seriously. In 2012.

Screen shot from CNN home page: "Is hell for real?"

I read it just this morning (I will need to make this clear, But I had to check the calendar to verify the year) On what claims to be a news site, and a major one, I fear— They debated the reality of Hell I thought Hell was merely fiction; just a myth from long …

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Sep 16 2012

Doctor Who, Deja Vu

In “A Town Called Mercy“, the Doctor and his companions face, amongst other things, a cyborg with an overdeveloped sense of justice and an artificial eye. Image source Hmm… Sci-Fi show, more on the goofy side but with serious moments, cyborg, artificial eye, overdeveloped sense of… ah, that’s right–Justice. From season four of Red Dwarf: …

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Sep 15 2012

Feathered Dinosaurs Are Cool

It seems a consensus on whether the feathers Of dinosaurs ought to be shown has been reached Though Hollywood lags in their fictions’ depictions The scientists know it’s the thing to be… um… teached. That raptors had plumage is clear now, but hear, now, The voice of tradition that shows them without— In movies and …

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Aug 07 2012

Car Lands On Fucking Mars…See Page 3

The day we land a car on Mars (oh, yes, it’s not like other cars) When scientists are having fun, The talk in schools, or parks, or bars Is of some skinhead with a gun. The biggest story has been missed (not quite—page three contains the gist) The world ignores the Martian story Because some …

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