July 1 is a bit of a different day in Newfoundland. It is Canada Day, and so people will be celebrating the birthday of the country (149 years today), but it is also Memorial Day for Newfoundland, commemorating a disastrous battle for the Newfoundland Regiment during the first world war (100 years ago today), and more … Continue reading As Loved Our Fathers, So We Love.
One of the problems I've tended to have with materialism is how it seems to place into my own (subjective) mind (actually brain... and hence render them largely delusional as it relate to the universe itself). This isn't only the case with my religious ideas, but also the ideas I have of good and evil, and … Continue reading Is it really beautiful?
Science: Why a guy should shower before a date. Culture: Secularism takes hold in the U.S. More Culture: Unfortunately for Newsweek, lower circulation is also taking hold. History: Schindler's list is found in Australia (the paper, not the movie).
History: The "Vinegar Bible" is unveiled at a Church in Nova Scotia. Geekdom: The iphone 2 is expected to be announced today. er, um, law?!?: Apparently tribunals in Canada and the UK believe that it's discriminatory for religious (Christian) organizations that receive government funding to discriminate based on religion. Rapture e-mail: I'm not a premillenialist, … Continue reading Online Reading (June 9, 2008)