Five scenarios where I might shoot (or stab) first & ask questions later.

I got to thinking about what would make me--in this day and age--get really scared out of my wits and insist on protecting myself in the harshest possible way. I finally figured out the scenarios that scare the willies out of me, but perhaps some won't be all that uncommon or unusual as we might … Continue reading Five scenarios where I might shoot (or stab) first & ask questions later.

#098– Do These Anti-Gay Preachers Ever Get Tired of Hating?

I've had the "Make America Straight Again" conference notes stuck in my head after seeing some video snippets from day 1 (The Friendly Atheist has the "lowlights"--shudder). This is something that's really bugged me. When I see preachers practically frothing at the mouth about sinners, the gays, feminists, abortion, etc...I have to wonder something. In … Continue reading #098– Do These Anti-Gay Preachers Ever Get Tired of Hating?

The Story of Mathematics: From Babylonian Numerals to Chaos Theory, by Ian Stewart

My Copy: 9781847240170 (image from fantasticfiction.com; the image and title are different now, you'd have to find it under Taming the Infinite.) This is probably the strangest review I've left so far. I'll also admit I gave up reading at page 100. In many aspects, I like what's going on as far as how it's … Continue reading The Story of Mathematics: From Babylonian Numerals to Chaos Theory, by Ian Stewart