Saturday Sanity vs the Singularity

[date Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 1:40 PM]

PN:

I’ve been in Kamloops for two weeks facilitating workshops for the TIOW program. Got home at 7:00pm Friday – been gone since last weekend. Felt colder than the 65ºF I left the thermostat set to maintain. My cold sense is keen: it is 52ºF in the house. I think it is warmer outside.

Cold, colder, coldest
Never let it rest
Until your cold is colder
And your colder it is…….

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Sunday – Diet of Worms (1521), Diet of Beer and Ice Cream (2011)

[date Sun, Oct 2, 2011 at 11:06 PM]

PN:

The Diet of Worms wasn’t an health fad during the 16th century. Martin Luther was busy preaching what became the Protestant Reformation. The Catholic church was also quite busy denouncing Mr. Luther in 1521, culminating in the Edict of Worms, but failing to halt the momentum of the Reformation. Luther escaped punishment from the Pope & Co. He translated the bible into German, which had a profound impact on the culture.

It must be so comforting to know you’ve got it right. Here are some others I feel have got it right. Also, more about diet below:

Let’s start with goodness and clarity. Here is Bill Whittle talking about the Reno air race accident this year:

I’m with Bill. Life is improbable, risky, dangerous, daunting, and undeniably exquisite. Long life to all……

I’ve been reading very heavy books the last few years, trying to understand the “man vs man” conflict. You know, one leg of the “conflict triad” –

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Saturday Soliloquies

[date Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 11:06 PM]

PN:

The lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer didn’t occur this year.

Instead, I received a busy, tizzy, blitzy mess ‘o work.

Hence, the following collection of amusements and interests that have been accumulating for days……

A riveting story of 9/11. A “boat lift” bigger than Dunkirk. Watch here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=18lsxFcDrjo#!

I hope to think Canadians would do the same for fellow Canadians.

The fantasy continues……

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