Archive for July, 2007

The Difficulty of Formless Faith

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

as an attempted Buddhist i am always defending to the uninitiated about the faith that is central to the practice. most people fail to see the faith of the philosophy because it is not embodied by a personification of ultimate purpose. and so i must explain that its faith is found in rationality and understanding, [...]

A sunshine ray of hope in this presidential election needs your help

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

well, i may be a few days behind on my DVR recordings but, i saw this great thing about Unity ’08 yesterday. it is a movement to select a unity candidate in the upcoming election. this is a country of some 300 million people and immigrants that come from all over the world. i know [...]

A message on hope

Monday, July 9th, 2007

Within the first dozen or so pages of Chuck Palahniuk’s novel, the narrator states, “This was freedom. Losing all hope was freedom.” I have repeated this phrase to many of my friends, acquaintances, people that just happened to show up at my house for whatever reason. I thought it was clever, because I was always [...]

Bush Saves Scooter Libby from Having to Toss the Salad

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

in a not so surprising move today, President george jr. ensured that scooter libby would never spend a single day in jail for his crimes. i and many others saw this coming of course (see my post here). but, damn, i thought Bushy would wait until he was almost out of office to pull this [...]

Self-destructing email addresses

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

i have always hated having to give my email address out to register for websites. in fact, i keep an email address handy just for this purpose that I never give out to personal friends. i found this website today and figured i would share it with you, my dear readers.. the website is

Choose to learn something today about oil and energy

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

christ, i do not even want to tell you how bad i did on this quiz, but I encourage all of you to try it.