An excellent essay by Tom Clark on death.
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Jon Stewart’s short speech at the Rally to Restore Sanity.
Dawkins and Tyson on the poetry of science, an hour+ discussion with Q&A.
Sam Harris gives the Witchcraft Argument.
I play about one videogame per year. Maybe next year I will play From Dust.
Podcasts and lectures from pre-eminent naturalist philosopher David Papineau.
Yes, our beliefs can easily be inconsistent: 53% of Americans think the Constitution establishes the USA as a Christian nation, and 66% say it requires a separation of church and state.
As you know, I hate the entire U.S. political system, but I must say Barack Obama represented himself very well when facing Jon Stewart.
The Math Tutor DVD on Probability and Statistics (including Bayes’ Theorem) is quite helpful, and cheap. The instructor is very clear and repeats himself a lot, just like he should. There are several other series, including 3 on physics.
I must say, this graphics tablet looks tempting.