Archive for April 11th, 2007

Mother yelling at her child that he must believe in God.

| April 11, 2007 | 8 Replies
Mother yelling at her child that he must believe in God.

This one-minute video (which I found on Dispatches from the Culture Wars) raises dozens of questions (many of them having nothing to do with the subject being discussed between this mother and son). But this video also succinctly illustrates the way that mindless dogma can give wings to stupidity and cruelty. Are all conversations between […]

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When I die, what happens online?

| April 11, 2007 | 8 Replies
When I die, what happens online?

I’ve taken something of an accidental hiatus from the blog the past few months. “Real life” responsibilities left me rather distracted, and without a word, I “disappeared” from the face of the earth, as far as everyone at Dangerous Intersection knew anyway. Or, in my view, Dangerous Intersection perhaps “disappeared” from my radar. Either way, […]

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Help wanted: be the fall guy for Iraq

| April 11, 2007 | 5 Replies
Help wanted:  be the fall guy for Iraq

I laughed out loud when I read this story.  Yes, after five years of Bush’s swaggering incompetence, his Administration now wants to hire a scapegoat — er, “war overseer” — to take the fall for the mess in Iraq, and at least three retired generals have already turned down the offer.  Unlike Bush, they’re obviously not stupid enough […]

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