Jeff asked me what this means: grazzi hafna talli gejtu It’s a private joke between my inlaws and me. After we got married in Jamaica, G’s mum laid on a surprise party and invited half of Malta (think: My Big … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: May 2007
My wife’s sister’s husband’s nephew has miraculously recovered from devastating liver failure. Dr Dhawan, who is leading research into whether liver cell injections can replace transplants, said: “There was a 90 per cent plus chance that he wasn’t going to … Continue reading
I feel a bit silly now. I didn’t realize that Chris Hedges’s argument (that I just posted about) ran to three pages. I only read the first page. Now I realize that Chris Hedges is really me. I must have … Continue reading
I have always thought that Sam Harris overdoes his ‘religion is responsible for all the ills of the world’ pitch but it’s not often that I agree with his critics as much as I agreed with Chris Hedges in a … Continue reading
According to a new poll by CBS, 62% of Americans say they want the terrorists to win.
The new Creation Museum opens next week. People from Kentucky must be very proud. The Creation Museum, opening May 28, 2007, presents a “walk through history.” Designed by a former Universal Studios exhibit director, this state-of-the-art 60,000 square foot museum … Continue reading
I had planned to celebrate the first anniversary of my blog. But I missed it. Here’s what I blogged about over a year ago today. I never imagined I would keep it up for this long. Well done me.
Walking in Betrand’s footsteps. Continue reading
Nice interview with Dawkins in The Times. Good line: “I don’t think you and I disagree on anything very much but as a colleague of mine said, it’s just that you say it wrong.”
Quote of the day: Private, quiet faith is one thing. But when the guy holding the launch codes believes the end of the world could come any day and that’s a good thing, those who believe lives are limited to … Continue reading