I came across a mixtape today in some special boxes. My then-future wife made it for me back in 1992. :) Ah, the simple joys of analog.
I feel as if I’ve been rolling 1’s all week. So glad Saturday is finally here! :)
Had the weirdest ice-cream dream last night: I was walking through an upscale neighborhood with a group, and we were all improbably cheerful, young, good-looking, and diverse, and everything was laugh-out-loud funny. Like in a Pepsi commercial. I explained non-Euclidean geometry to them, and then began defining some of HP Lovecraft’s favorite words, like tenebrous […]
Any U.S. crime control policy based around eliminating or curtailing firearms is doomed to failure. Since we have more guns than people now, whether you like guns, or hate them, America will always be chock full of them. Once you’ve acknowledged this basic reality, the next question must be: how do we best protect ourselves from bad guys […]
This study of British Muslims is something of a mixed bag, though the bad side is pretty disturbing. For example, 52% of British Muslims are unsure who was behind 9/11, 31% blame the US gov, only 4% blame al-Qaeda. Also, 40% support the implementation of shariah law. On the plus side, several measures of acculturation […]