It’s not pleasant - people shooting at you.– Maruana (Fred) Marafono, MBE., talking about his experiences as a member of the SAS on the BBC this morning.
What you least expected →
I say this kind of thing all the time about the Kingdom of Heaven. Nadia just says it better. And I think, this world would be so much better off if we stopped pining for the hereafter and started looking for ways to make Heaven here on earth.
Lord, we pray not for tranquility, Nor that our tribulations may cease; We...– Girolamo Savonarola, as it appears in the United Methodist Hymnal #531
It’s not that anyone really has a problem with copyright. Copyright is meant to ensure that the original creator of a work gets credit for and profit from their work. But too often in today’s society, copyright is grossly abused. And because of it, knowledge and art are stifled. Nowhere is this more clear than in the academic world where the actual creators of work are rarely paid but...
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The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster was created to protect freedom of (or from) religion. But was turned into an easy way for people to belittle religion. Thus the absurd freedom of religion claims in this vein. But the irony here is that while intended to make the exception look foolish, it actually expands the legal interpretation meaning it’s now easier for people to claim the...
The US budget is like a 1st grader playing Oregon Trail. Spend all the money on...– Malhavoc430 // Reddit (via mattchew03)
After a weeks worth of trying to come up with something I finally pulled together my new site design at about 10pm last night. Something like 15 episodes of InuYasha later, voila. I’ll probably make some more changes to it but that will wait for a time when I’ve had more than 3 hours of sleep and some breakfast.
Bill Clinton is 100% right, just not for the... →
Here are the facts: Fact #1: Republicans are attempting to restrict voting for various stated reasons. Fact #2: The groups most impacted by the new measures statistically vote Democrat My opinion based on these facts is: Politicians want to keep their jobs. They do this by any means necessary. Including limiting the right to vote. This was the primary driving force behind the old Jim Crow...
VOTE to Give 100 computers and 10 websites to... →
mrchyoung3: Specifically, my idea will help Provide IT services to 20 local non profit organizations I believe my idea is unique and innovative because We serve the community and teach students at the same time. One thing that might surprise people about my idea is Project SPARTA has already served 75 non profit organizations. Thanks little brother for the promotion.
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Cause if we’re firing people for calling the president a dick then we’re all going to need it to cover our mouths soon.