November 1999 Blog Posts (5)

The Meat Thinks: On the Ineradicability of Religion; a Modest Proposal

“I used to think my brain was the most wonderful organ in the universe. Then I realized who was telling me this.”

Emo Phillips

(From a fictional exchange between two extraterrestrial intelligent machines, regarding the dominant life-form on Earth:)

“So…what does the thinking?”

“You’re not understanding, are you? The brain does the thinking. The meat.”

“Thinking meat! You’re asking me to believe in thinking meat.”

“Yes, thinking meat. …

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Added by Alan Perlman on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Taco Bell Showdown!

Okay, maybe not a showdown, persay, but still awesome...



I went to Taco Bell today because I was hungry and wanted to try the new XXL Chalupa (for the record, it is fucking awesome).



Anyways, it was pretty busy. The store itself was pretty full (I was getting my food to go, though, so I wasn't looking for a seat). Luckily, there was only one guy in front of me. There was a 6-person family in front of him, but they had already started ordering when I got in line. 4 other… Continue

Added by Nathan Hevenstone on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

Pondering the ‘Afterlife’ (Part 1 – The Emptiness of Eternal Bliss)

One day, several months ago, I was having lunch with popular newspaper columnist and TV talk-show host Gawaya Tegule in downtown Kampala.…

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Added by James Onen on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The truth about Christianity.

There are dozens of offshoots of Christianity: Catholicism, Protestantism, Greek Orthodoxy, Jesuit churches, Baptist churches, Latter-Day Saints, Eastern Orthodoxy, Evangelism (Born-Again churches), Mormonism, Branch-Davidian churches, Methodist churches, ad infinitum. These are all separate churches (schools of thought) dealing with the same faith; the same holy book - that book being the Bible.



Now, you'd think that - if the Holy Bible is the true and infallible word of God - there… Continue

Added by Robert Head on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The truth about Christianity.

There are dozens of offshoots of Christianity: Catholicism, Protestantism, Greek Orthodoxy, Jesuit churches, Baptist churches, Latter-Day Saints, Eastern Orthodoxy, Evangelism (Born-Again churches), Mormonism, Branch-Davidian churches, Methodist churches, ad infinitum. These are all separate churches (schools of thought) dealing with the same faith; the same holy book - that book being the Bible.



Now, you'd think that - if the Holy Bible is the true and infallible word of God - there… Continue

Added by Robert Head on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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