“The healthy man does not torture others – generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.” -Carl Jung Christopher Hitchens volunteered to be waterboarded to demonstrate the effects of the procedure. Careful, the video is pretty disturbing. He talks about his experience. The Bush administration may want to deny we torture but unless they … [Read more…]
“If you’re going to get into social criticism with absurdity and satire, you can’t be politically correct when you do that.” -John Cusack As everyone knows (or at least those of us glued to NPR and every political blog known to mankind), the New Yorker ran a somewhat (heh) controversial cover: At first, I was … [Read more…]
“You old white people. It is your duty to die!” -taken from an email posted on Snopes.com Like father: Like son: Epic. Fail.
“We wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for psychedelic drugs. In terms of the role of psilocybin in human evolution on the grasslands of Africa, people not on drugs were behind the curve. The fact is that, in terms of human evolution, people not on psychedelics are not fully human. They’ve fallen to a lower … [Read more…]
I am, probably more so than most people, very self-aware of my political leanings. I “get” most of the labels (often poorly used) and understand usually how to apply them to myself. I also score high (usually perfect, not to brag) on political knowledge surveys. I always have an opinion to offer. Etc, etc, ad … [Read more…]