28 May 2006

i think they might be gay . . .

it's a regular cast of characters in one of the terrace condos in the opposite tower---haven't figured out exactly how many yet---three to seven is the usual range---they like the pool and are good candidates for whatever-it-was that made the property manager start laying out all the rules about the pool, rules that apparently, in his view, had been abused---for the last two weekends, management has started having some person at a little table checking i-dees or something----but the boys are still having fun----

25 May 2006


"Religious faith represents so uncompromising a misuse of the powers of our minds that it forms a kind of perverse, cultural singularity---a vanishing point beyond which rational discourse proves impossible. When foisted upon each generation anew, it renders us incapable of realizing just how much of our world has been unnecessarily ceded to a dark and barbarous past." ---Harris, The End of Faith.

well, no shit

19 May 2006


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, in a letter to Sir John Pakington, a Conservative MP, March, 1866.