Monthly Archives: February 2014

BYCU

Trapping Money Paradoxically, it is in your own self-interest to forget your self-interest. That, and other great observations, can be found in this story about the business success of Trappist monks. Link. If you’re interested in this line of thought … Continue reading

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BYCU

BYCU A teenager grabs a can of pop from the fridge, throws it in his lunch bag, and runs off to school. He unpacks his lunch and discovers that he accidentally packed a beer. He takes it to a teacher. … Continue reading

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Seth Meyers

“A new drug called gravel, consisting of meth, bath salts, and crack cocaine, has surfaced in the New York area. Also surfacing in the New York area: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.” Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg … Continue reading

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Conan

“A former Target employee is accusing the store of hiring only attractive people as managers. Apparently he’s talking about a Target store I have never been to.” “In California the owner of a Christian medical marijuana dispensary says God told … Continue reading

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Humorous

H.I.F. If you needed any further proof that MSM journalism is a joke, here it is: “His first television show has only been on the air for three days, but Ronan Farrow is already winning awards for his journalistic work. … Continue reading

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Humorous

H.I.F. From Reddit’s Today I Learned: “TIL Speedy Gonzales was banned by Cartoon Network for being an offensive stereotype, only to be returned after mass protest by the Hispanic-American community.” Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Another Teenager

Happy birthday to Meg. She turns 13 today. Trials and tribulations ahead? I doubt it. She’s named after Thomas More’s beloved daughter. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Thursday

A great passage from The Freeman Book. It’s from a review-essay of the Letters of Ambrose Bierce, by Van Wyck Brooks: San Francisco, his home for a quarter of a century, he describes as “the paradise of ignorance, anarchy and … Continue reading

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Interesting

H.I.F. From Reddit: “TIL Despite the heavy public criticism of Pope Benedict’s comment that condom distribution isn’t helping the fight against AIDS in Africa, the Harvard AIDS prevention director agreed with the pontiff, saying condoms may actually be exacerbating the … Continue reading

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Interesting

H.I.F. When should you drink coffee or tea? Not the first thing in the morning, according to this blog post. Your body naturally “self-caffeinates” for the first few hours, so you shouldn’t need any caffeine until 9:30 or later. Later … Continue reading

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Kirk

“In Avila is the stony convent, not at all altered, where Saint Teresa experienced her visions. In the austere vestibule of that convent, the skeptical Kirk felt a presence–so strong a presence that women he knew, later, would run sobbing … Continue reading

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Conan

According to a new study, women are more attracted to men who talk less. Which is why you often overhear women say, “Check out that mime.” Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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