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News Briefs 14-02-2017

It was a simpler time...

Quote of the Day:

We have made enormous progress in teaching everyone that racism is bad. Where we seem to have dropped the ball…is in teaching people what racism actually is…which allows people to say incredibly racist things while insisting they would never.

Jon Stewart

News Briefs 13-02-2017

Natural intelligence seems to be on the wane. And nature abhors a vacuum, so...

Quote of the Day:

Pray that there's intelligent life somewhere up in space, 'cause there's bugger all down here on Earth.

Monty Python, "The Galaxy Song"

News Briefs 10-02-2017

”There's no reason to burn books if you don't read them.”

Quote of the Day:

“Recreate the world in your own image and make it better for your having been here.”

Ray Bradbury

News Briefs 09-02-2017

So say we all.

Thanks to Kat & Apollo

Quote of the Day:

"Seriah Azkath: We can’t understand these things for what they are, because our brains are limited and even though mind may not equal brain, the brain is what we have to use to interpret our reality and a lot of this stuff may just be beyond the capability of our brain to actually faithfully interpret."
"Joshua Cutchin: Yeah, I know, I agree, if you’ve got a 12" black-and-white tube television, you’re not going to be able to see some of the detail in a film that was released last year."

~Seriah Azkatch and Joshua Cutchin, on Episode 339 of Skeptiko.

News Briefs 08-02-2017

You've got love to burn...

Quote of the Day:

It's better to burn out, than to fade away.

Neil Young

News Briefs 07-02-2017

Couldn't see the geoglyphs for the trees...

Quote of the Day:

On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.

H. L. Mencken (1920)

News Briefs 06-02-2017

That cognitive dissonance when you're an InfoWars reader and you're trying to figure out if GaGa's Satanic Super Bowl ritual helped the President's team win...

Quote of the Day:

A just a society for hating foreigners.

Olaf Stapledon

News Briefs 03-02-2017

”From modern thought to ancient wisdom the path would be short and direct, if one cared to take it.”

Quote of the Day:

“That which is and that which cannot be are both outside the realm of becoming.”

Simone Weil

News Briefs 02-02-2017

"We're gonna build a huge bridge, and the trolls are gonna pay for it!"

Thanks to Guillermo del Toro

Quote of the Day:

"Vendel: You've never met a conspiracy theory you didn't like.
Blinky: I hate conspiracies. That is why I am dedicated to rooting them out.
Vendel: Like you rooted out the plot to rid Trollmarket of all its cat meat?
Blinky: That was a misunderstanding.
Vendel: Or the time you were convinced we were infested with flea trolls?
Blinky: Precaution is the soul of virtue.
Vendel: Everyone in Troll Market thinks you're paranoid.
Blinky: If it's everyone, it must be a conspiracy!"

~Blinky and Vendel, Trollhunters