News Briefs 27-02-2012

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Grail-seeker's picture
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we need to remove the focus from aspiring towards ridding ourselves of the irrational, and instead move the focus towards understanding how this irrationality operates

There's been a welcome shift lately towards skeptics acknowledging their shadow.

Grail-seeker (a.k.a. Perceval)

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red pill junkie's picture
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Last Saturday I was with little money, so I bought me a bottle of cheap (but good) red wine, and decided to spend the evening watching a movie from my DVD collection.

Guess what movie I watched ;)

It's not the depth of the rabbit hole that bugs me...
It's all the rabbit SH*T you stumble over on your way down!!!

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Don't tell me, you went to the Compossible Library, where every book (even those that never were)/movie/DVD/holocube/whichever is, and took out the film that the following is based on

http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/akorn...

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All that lives is holy, life delights in life.

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red pill junkie's picture
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A beautiful synchronistic story, ruined >_<

It's not the depth of the rabbit hole that bugs me...
It's all the rabbit SH*T you stumble over on your way down!!!

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Inannawhimsey's picture
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alas, forgive my intrusion into your synchronistic riff

i blame these

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn21...

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All that lives is holy, life delights in life.

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red pill junkie's picture
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It's all right, bro ;)

It's not the depth of the rabbit hole that bugs me...
It's all the rabbit SH*T you stumble over on your way down!!!

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Gwedd's picture
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This weekend I'm introducing my youngest daughter to "Bladerunner". She hasn't seen it yet, and it's my favorite movie. She's 13 and it's about time I broke her from her anime shell/existence into some more interesting SciFi, especially ones that pose such interesting questions.

Respects,
Gwedd

red pill junkie's picture
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Maybe your daughter should teach YOU a thing or two about Neon Genesis Evangelion ;)

See video

And let's not forget Akira!

See video

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It's all the rabbit SH*T you stumble over on your way down!!!

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Gwedd's picture
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I've seen both, and some others.

Her problem is she's been steadfast in ONLY watching anime, so I've put the law down that she begins watching other medium(s) with me, or she won't be watching anything as I'll password-lock her laptop.

:)

Respects,
Gwedd

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You are graduate of the same Parenting Academy my own dad went to, I gather :P

But you're right in encouraging her to expand her horizons. I'm sure she'll love Bladerunner; you'll have a wonderful chance to show her the influences of many Animes she's watched :)

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It's all the rabbit SH*T you stumble over on your way down!!!

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Gwedd's picture
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I run my house as a benevolent dictatorship. :)

As a single parent, and a home schooler to boot, it makes things a bit easier. However, I actually have very few rules, but the ones I do have are ironclad. She's 13 going on 31, so sometimes it's like herding cats around here, but it's also nice to be able to have a good relationship with her as she grows up.

V/R

Respects,
Gwedd

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Which version of "Bladerunner"? There are several to choice from.

Qui tacet consentit

Gwedd's picture
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The Director's Cut. It's the one I own, although a couple others are, I believe, available through NetFlix.

Respects,
Gwedd