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    What connections do you have in mind? Is it...

    What connections do you have in mind? Is it simply a matter of old faiths and certainties being shaken in general, or do you have more specific things in mind?

    I'd add that religious tolerance is...
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    Fair enough. Countries that were theocratic have...

    Fair enough. Countries that were theocratic have more reason to be atheistic now than once that never were.

    How about Canada and Australia?

    I guess you could also argue that former Communist...
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    What the **** is wrong with them?

    What the **** is wrong with them?
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    Reasons for religious belief?

    The majority of this article is generic theism-bashing, but it also raises some points more rarely seen.
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    Probably a different one from the cop-killer I...

    Probably a different one from the cop-killer I mentioned in my link.
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    It seems Hammer's a bigger idiot than I thought....

    It seems Hammer's a bigger idiot than I thought. Evidently he bought the site two years ago. So the shady SEO practices that got it going weren't his, probably, but rather were carried out by whoever...
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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30562505 The...

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30562505

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's mother was Winston Churchill's secretary. The told him that Churchill "cried quite a lot". Who knew?
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    Less clearly, something similarmay have happened...

    Less clearly, something similarmay have happened in the UK recently without any Eric Garner references:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-30565797
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    FizzBuzz Enterprise Edition ...

    FizzBuzz Enterprise Edition

    https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8778622
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    And here's a claim that should surprise nobody...

    And here's a claim that should surprise nobody (although the majority of folks won't have thought about it one way or the other):

    Wave-particle duality is a special case of Heisenberg's...
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    http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/2_5xU3Zz1CwWZFyKb...

    http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/2_5xU3Zz1CwWZFyKbXDu6A--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTI5MztpbD1wbGFuZTtweW9mZj0wO3E9NzU7dz02MDA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ucomics.com/pb141221.jpg
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    Very hot for her age, of course -- more or less...

    Very hot for her age, of course -- more or less the definition of MILF before MILF was defined.

    Bonus points, by the way, for using "peruse".
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    Apparently, that poem is credited as the origin...

    Apparently, that poem is credited as the origin of the claim that the dog is a man's best friend. I never knew that.
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    The third verse, by the way, applies equally to...

    The third verse, by the way, applies equally to cats.
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    Once, I thought most people who would enjoy this...

    Once, I thought most people who would enjoy this poem would have already seen it. But times change ...

    An Introduction to Dogs
    by Ogden Nash

    The dog is man’s best friend.
    He has a tail on one...
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    By my troth, that's a wonderfully circular...

    By my troth, that's a wonderfully circular phrase!

    Unless, of course, I'm misguessing what "troth" means ...
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    One of my wife's tactics for engaging students...

    One of my wife's tactics for engaging students with English Literature was to claim that "To His Coy Mistress" was a great guide to getting laid.
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    The Good-Morrow By John Donne I wonder, by my...

    The Good-Morrow
    By John Donne

    I wonder, by my troth, what thou and I
    Did, till we loved? Were we not weaned till then?
    But sucked on country pleasures, childishly?
    Or snorted we in the Seven...
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    I wrote papers on 3 different Keats poems for my...

    I wrote papers on 3 different Keats poems for my one and only collegiate English course. I bought a book of his poems back in the pre-Web days when one bought books of poetry. And yet I don't think...
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    Spoiler: There's now a known, significant...

    Spoiler: There's now a known, significant deviation from the books, besides whatever was already obvious from the seasons to date:

    Jaime is going to Dorne.

    I also poked around the wiki and so...
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    http://www.mtv.com/news/2024458/smaug-stephen-colb...

    http://www.mtv.com/news/2024458/smaug-stephen-colbert/

    Stephen Colbert interviews Smaug. Funny stuff.

    Mrs. Fencer and I watched the second Hobbit movie very recently. It was good, perhaps in...
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    To quote a note I recently sent my wife: I...

    To quote a note I recently sent my wife:



    I certainly didn't pay for a paint job or other cosmetics.

    Online discussion of iBuyPower, Cyberpower (?) et al. was much more negative than of...
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    What do we know about ownership and their...

    What do we know about ownership and their commitment to keeping it open?
  24. Most of those stories are spread by folks with...

    Most of those stories are spread by folks with very strong agendas, like security software companies or pro-censorship industry groups or the NSA. I've never found them credible.

    It IS the case...
  25. I just checked. HP Vertica didn't have a year...

    I just checked. HP Vertica didn't have a year ago. At that time they said it would be in the next release, but they didn't mention it when they briefed me today. They might have it anyway, but if...
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