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Asked in the article is this question: “If it’s wrong for the government to take the taxpayers’ money to promote religion, why is it OK to take taxpayers’ money to assault religion?”
I’m going to sit down with all the folks . . . → Read More: “It’s a Bad Week for Rationalism,” or “Why I’m an Antitheist”
All the brightest minds and intuitions swore and asserted that it was Phlogiston that allowed a wick to burn and burn despite downdrafts. This invisible ether, the motive power and contained fuel insisting on the everglow of flame.
They told the children of this. And phrenology, too.
Later, it would turn out there never was . . . → Read More: Phlogiston, Phrenology, God
The sunrise at 30,000 fee is not a sunrise at all. It is a fishbowl of neon gravels; ruler straight lines forming strata.
With the curve of horizon, it is a turned over Jell-O mold, a colloid prism, a colloid prison: the place where old light is sentenced to become solid.
It is the boiled . . . → Read More: From an Airplane Window