Politics, Science, and Religion.
And sometimes intersections among them
Sunday, May 16, 2010
60 Minutes and BP
The 60 Minutes report on BP and the Deepwater Horizon is scathing. And there may be a worse scenario with the Atlantis rig just waiting to happen. This should be the Chernobyl of drilling on the continental shelf.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.--Plutarch
I never meant to say that the Conservatives are generally stupid. I meant to say that stupid people are generally Conservative. I believe that is so obviously and universally admitted a principle that I hardly think any gentleman will deny it.-- John Stuart Mill
We should do everything we can to make sure this country lives up to our children's expectations.--Barack Obama
cogito ergo sum. -- Descartes
Concerning prayer- I would imagine somebody in back was taking care of that for me while I was flying the airplane.--Captain Chesley Sullenberger
Countless lives were saved when I decided not to become a nurse. --Mildred Walton
The secret to a long marriage is to take care of your health.--Mildred Walton
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