Factober

What do I look like? A blonde rolodex for boys who've lost an archery match with cupid?

Posted 4 months ago

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One of the great commandments of science is, "Mistrust arguments from autho

One of the great commandments of science is, "Mistrust arguments from authority." (Scientists, being primates, and thus given to dominance hierarchies, of course do not always follow this commandment.) Too many such arguments have proved too painfully wro
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

He had a powerful kind of ache inside of him, half joy, half terrible sadne

He had a powerful kind of ache inside of him, half joy, half terrible sadness.
Posted 4 months ago

Their manners are more gentle, kind, than of our generation you shall find.

Their manners are more gentle, kind, than of our generation you shall find.
Posted 4 months ago

The concept of God in America is very different than it is in England. Beca

The concept of God in America is very different than it is in England. Because we see the horrendous outcome of religion as being an American thing, in which the name of God has been hijacked by a gang of psychopaths and bullies and homophobes, and the na
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Then what’s the problem? You keep telling me she’s just a job. So, fine. Th

Then what’s the problem? You keep telling me she’s just a job. So, fine. The job’s done. You found her. You trained her. Now she has to do her part. She has to kill Dmitri. Whether she can survive the battle or not doesn’t matter, and it isn’t up to you t
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

The trick with computers I think, is to approach old and new things with th

The trick with computers I think, is to approach old and new things with the same reverence as you would like your favourite chair and not be seduced by the constant innovation otherwise you never do anything.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

My bullshit meter is reading that as 'false'.

My bullshit meter is reading that as 'false'.
Posted 4 months ago

I try to clutch onto those last moments in the place that I was born to, bu

I try to clutch onto those last moments in the place that I was born to, but I was so busy *living* them! How was I to know I'd have to capture everything I ever wanted to remember of Eire for the rest of my life?
Posted 4 months ago

Ye sons of France awake to glory! Hark! Hark! what myriads bid you rise! Y

Ye sons of France awake to glory! Hark! Hark! what myriads bid you rise! Your children wives and grandsires hoary Behold their tears and hear their cries!
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

ex-girlfriends are like car wrecks. You shouldn't want to know the details

ex-girlfriends are like car wrecks. You shouldn't want to know the details but you just do
Posted 4 months ago

She feels "Brutal Dynasty" actually may become the Great American Novel she

She feels "Brutal Dynasty" actually may become the Great American Novel she and her fellow critics have been looking for so long.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

The word 'good' has many meanings. For example if a man were to shoot his

The word 'good' has many meanings. For example if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards I should call him a good shot but not necessarily a good man.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago