Weekend Edition: 4-22

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

The Seductive Appeal of the “Nazi Exception” (“Rights arise from our status as humans, not from our adherence to ideology.”)

Lawsuit of the Week

San Diego’s former mayor and his wife are suing the city alleging her fall on a sidewalk ruptured her breast implants

Saddest Blog Headline of […]

Weekend Edition: 4-15

Okay, I’m going to try again to revive Weekend Edition. I occasionaly come across things that don’t prompt a blot post or that I’ve simply linked to on Facebook. Now both will appear here, although I don’t promise these will be weekly weekends. And this one may be a bit narrow as I only yesterday […]

Weekend Edition 2d: 11-14

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Why people shouldn’t feel the need to censor themselves (“You cannot legislate against offence. No legislation, no invention of new crimes and punishments, can possibly introduce irony, forgiveness and good will into minds schooled in the art of being offended.”)

Bookish Linkage

Being a utopian science fiction writer can […]

Weekend Edition 2d: 11-7

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Books are dangerous (“It is not for nothing that reading was always feared throughout history. It is indeed a risky activity: reading possesses the power to capture the imagination, create emotional upheaval and force people towards an existential crisis.”)

An Open Letter to Those Who Give Kids Banned […]

Weekend Edition 2d: 10-30

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Why we should defend the right to be offensive (“Free speech is not the cause of the tensions that are growing around us, but the only possible solution to them.”)

Everything Is Meaningless – But That’s Okay (“The great experiment of our age – living without Grand Schemes […]

Weekend Edition 2d: 10-23

After a lengthy absence, Weekend Edition returns. The title is a bit different to account for the gap, Otherwise, the format remains the same.

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Stop the Madness (“Right now, for every dollar that the federal government spends on medical research through the National Institutes of Health, 15 cents goes […]