On Women in Combat

No woman in her right mind wants this fucking job. It is a woman’s privilege that her Quality is not measured on a yardstick thick with mud. It is her privilege to sit on the glass ceiling, above a caste of young men, most of whom are cut from their father’s cloth. Their grandfather’s cloth. … More…

Fuck Steve Jobs

Is this really all that anyone has to gripe about Steve Jobs?  That he was kind of a dick and he didn’t give to charity?  Gawker accuses Steve of being a dictator.  He bullied people.  He was authoritarian.  He used child labor. No fucking shit. Look at every product Apple churned out under Steve Jobs.  Clean … More…

I’m Over You, Jesus.

“Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able?  Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing?  Then he is malevolent.  Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil?  Is he neither able nor willing?  Then why call him God?”

– Epicurus

The idea of a higher power is one of the long-standing traditions of human arrogance.  People have the funny idea that they can dream up an Omnipotent, unfathomable being and then fathom that being’s Will.  They then proceed to explain God and his/her/its Plan For Things.

Then they pass the hat.