Where Death Shaped the Beats — A bit of countercultural history for you.
See the Elephant Face on Mars — Ancient astronauts! Intelligent design! Pareidolia!
Why Republicans and Democrats Can’t Feel Each Other’s Pain — A new study shows why empathy doesn’t cross the political aisle. Interesting in light my comment that conservatism is a profound failure of empathy for those less fortunate. (Via
Conservatives Bristle At Federal Court’s Retaliatory Move At Obama — [E]ven conservatives are concerned that the circuit court judges stepped out of bounds Tuesday — and made Obama’s point about judicial overreach for him. Remember, kids, it’s “judicial activism” when conservatives disagree with the outcome of legislation from the bench, but “wise Constitutional jurisprudence” when they support the outcome. Principled intellectual consistency is for liberals and fools.
?otd: What time did you get up?
Writing time yesterday: 1.25 hours (2,500 words on Their Currents Turn Awry)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.0 (solid)
Currently reading: The Bone Doll’s Twin by Lynn Flewelling