Archive for December 25th, 2002

Better in theory than in practice, but intermittently amusing. Through Colby Cosh from Richard Ames, whose name anagrams a lot better than Colby’s does.

Aaron Haspel | Posted December 25, 2002 @ 3:59 PM | General

No, strike that…God’s existence not disproved…no, that’s not it either. Jim Holt, who writes on philosophy for Slate, is often good but today, on God, he is merely facile. He manages to write 1300 words without mentioning the most obvious objection: that God is a classical violation of Occam’s Razor. He is an entity without […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted December 25, 2002 @ 12:40 PM | General

They matter no more than the politics of Bono, or Barbra Streisand; less actually, because Strummer never tried to influence policy. If artists become important in politics, the fault lies not with the idiots themselves but with the even bigger idiots who attend to them. They achieve significance, like the devil, only insofar as people […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted December 25, 2002 @ 11:46 AM | General