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21 Feb, 2011

Tourettes preacher

Posted by: Dave In: Humor|Philosophy|Video

I don’t agree with anything he says, but I could easily watch him for an hour. – Dave

video link (via Hell for Leather) Shinya Kimura started building custom motorcycles from the ground up in Japan. He doesn’t plan anything. He just starts cutting metal. The quote that gets me is this one: “It feels nothing like how violent it looks from the outside. It’s very serene. The ground and the sky are […]

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15 Mar, 2010

Dude, that is some radical Islam

Posted by: Dave In: Fashion|Humor|Philosophy

The Venn diagram of religion and comedy has an enormous amount of overlap, don’t you think? Love this Radical Islam t-shirt. – Dave

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06 Sep, 2008

Houston Zen Center

Posted by: Dave In: Health|Philosophy

Justine and I started a 6 week introduction to Zen meditation course at the Houston Zen Center last week. We spent the first half of the class learning a little about the history and practice of Zen.  After that, we practiced mediation – both seated and walking. We performed the seated meditation while sitting on […]

Video link (via Kotte) Very interesting short videos on ideas, consciousness, creativity, and the arts. Worth watching. Happy Friday, everyone. – Dave

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George Carlin died yesterday of heart failure.  He was 71 years old, but had the mouth of a 18 year old sailor. Famous for his 7 words you can’t say on TV.  Well, since I’m paying for bandwidth and hosting here, I can say anything I want.  So, this is for you George: Shit, Piss, […]

29 Mar, 2008

Nietzche Family Circus

Posted by: Dave In: Humor|Philosophy

Click here for more Nietzche Family Circus – Dave

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Video link

15 Oct, 2007

History of religion in 90 seconds

Posted by: Dave In: History|Philosophy

This short flash movie reminds me of a spreading plague or war.  Funny that it’s religion. Link (via BoingBoing)

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  • Dave: Not sure, Bryan, but I'd love to know where Craig lives.
  • Bryan Hanks: What city were those in?
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  • epiphenita: Like Tom Waits without the music.
  • epiphenita: Reminds me of my good friend's artwork: http://victoriacarlson.blogspot.com/2009/06/untitled.html
  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)


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