So I've been reading Under the Dome since I...
Nearly a quarter of the way through it (I thought it wasn’t much shorter then The Stand, but I remember that taking way longer) and I’m getting put off reading it due to the really really stupid, violent, powermad religious conservative characters, because either: 1. They’re really exaggerated for dramatic effect 2. They’re completely realistic and believable in the...
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"Few would mourn the loss of a service that exists... →
The author even has his picture in the article, just so you don’t need a mental image. BTW this thing passed with no debate under a “Ministerial Order” which means it is basically a law written and enacted by one person with no vote. I think my Facebook friends may lynch this man some day, after Sherlock.
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alanharris: Go and pick up the nearest newspaper and read the headlines (DON’T PICK UP THE NEWSPAPER AND READ THE HEADLINES!). Did you notice how depressing and terrifying they were? Luckily I’m a world renowned* meditation expert. I have helped world leaders, celebrities, and people who play skateboards, relax. Now, for a low low price of whatever bills you send me in the mail, I will help...
It’s better to look mean than stupid, and those are your only choices on the...– How to Argue About Religion on Facebook by Mallory Ortberg on Slacktory (via nickdouglas)
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eatsomebrains: Please Sign and Share; The Irish government are planning on bringing in a version of SOPA. A similar proposal is about to become law in Ireland. While 7 million Americans contacted their representatives to say No to SOPA in the US, Irish citizens will not get that chance because the new law in Ireland is not being voted on in the Oireachtas. Instead, the law is being enacted by...
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Awesome African Album Cover Art
37thstate: 2011 was a great year for African music but it was also a great year for graphic design and cover art in Africa. Enjoy!
Everything I read about Plato led me to believe he...
johnwilkestooth: But I’ve read a couple of his Dialogues and am reading the Republic right now and he just comes across, through Socrates, as a huge fuckin dick. He’s that guy who makes up stories where his opponent says obviously dumb stuff or makes hell of weak arguments just so the narrator can be like HAH! GOT YOU YOU DUMB SHIT HEAD! FUCK YEAH! PLATO RULES AND YOU ARE A DUMB GUY!!! And...
MPAA Directly & Publicly Threatens Politicians Who... →
wilwheaton: Reinforcing the fact that Chris Dodd really does not get what’s happening, and showing just how disgustingly corrupt the MPAA relationship is with politicians, Chris Dodd went on Fox News toexplicitly threaten politicians who accept MPAA campaign donations that they’d better pass Hollywood’s favorite legislation… or else: “Those who count on quote ‘Hollywood’ for support need to...
Finished The Stand.
It was good. Bit too religious at points, when the story meanders. But good.
Update: He bought it for Peggy.
An indictment accused Megaupload.com of costing copyright holders at least $500...– Popular file-sharing site Megaupload.com shut down; founder, others indicted on piracy charges - washingtonpost.com The very important question I want you all to ask yourselves right now is - where is that $500 million? If, as it is claimed, online piracy hurts the US economy because people are...
The nature of academic and research librarianship changed today. Today, all...– Elizabeth Keathley (via misterdoubtfire)
nom-chompsky: anedumacation: kyssthis16: iphysianthe: my mom’s argument against piracy is “well what if you wrote a book and one person bought it and then hundreds of people got to read it for free and you didn’t make any money!” MOTHER YOU HAVE JUST DESCRIBED LIBRARIES fucking beautiful also fanficton Fanfiction is given away free voluntarily. Libraries work because of...
MegaUpload shut down.
I Hate You Bank of America
everydayjonhill: Why do I hate Bank of America? Was it the sub-prime mortgage lending? Was it them threatening debit card fees? The bailout? Nope. I’m pissed because they got successful and that they did it without me. I few months ago I noticed that with all the public outrage of the Occupy Movement, their stock, (BAC) took a major hit and was trading at $5. I knew it was an undervalued stock,...
SCOTUS Says Congress May Re-Copyright Public... →
What timing…. I get the reasoning, but it’s still disappointing.
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SOPA lives—and MPAA calls protests an "abuse of... →
wilwheaton: The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has looked at tomorrow’s “Internet blackout” in opposition to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)—and it sees only a “gimmick,” a “stunt,” “hyperbole,” “a dangerous and troubling development,” an “irresponsible response,” and an “abuse of power.” “Wikipedia, reddit, and others are going dark to protest the legislation, while sites like...