A Comic for Geeks and other Rationalists

April 2, 2008 | By | 4 Replies More

Here’s a simple commentary on claims by faith:
XKCD: The Data So Far
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From the online comic series XKCD, a strip for those who know emacs from God, and also those who can’t tell them apart.

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  1. Erika Price says:

    I've read XKCD for a while now, and while the programmer jokes go over my head, I love everything else about it. One of my more recent favorites.

  2. Dan Klarmann says:

    I learned of XKCD from a flirtatious dance partner this past weekend, who is a Computer Science professor. Having grown up surrounded by professors, I never "got" the public image of them as staid and dull. Math geeks, in particular, have intense senses of humor. Look up Richard Feynman or Tom Lehrer.

  3. Erich Vieth says:

    This is my own attempt. Not as elegant as XKCD, but I needed to get it off my chest:

    <img width="470" src="http://dangerousintersection.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/those-who-have-read-darwin-lo-res.jpg&quot; alt="those-who-have-read-darwin-lo-res.jpg" height="330" style="width: 470px; height: 599px" />

  4. Dan Klarmann says:

    Didja ever consider that the Bible is Closed Source?

    <img src="http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/firefox_wicca.png&quot; alt="Firefox and Witchcraft – The Connection?">

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