As you can see, I’ve been enjoying my walkies this month, despite regular idiocy from the general public in and around Inverleith Park.
There were a couple of gaps.
Saturday the 16th was spent recovering from over enthusiastic enjoyment of “Treat Night” on the proceeding evening. Wednesday the 20th was spent playing with Mrs. [...]
Sweet Jesus Fucking Christ! Not again!
The point of my going walking is to take more (some) exercise, to become fitter and loose weight. These objectives have in part been met but there are many miles remaining to be travelled, figuratively as well as physically. While, on the whole, I’m encouraged by my progress so far, I have to ask myself [...]
Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?
Epicurus 270 BC
True then, true now.
The religious and religions are by their nature, solipsistic.
Here’s a quote with which I agree and rather emphasises the point.
“The supreme arrogance of religious thinking: that a carbon based bag of mostly water on a speck of iron-silicate dust, orbiting a boring dwarf star in a minor galaxy in an under-populated local group [...]
I was digging out some old photos to scan (thank you Mr. Whibbles) and I have hundreds. So to start off what will inevitably be a steady series of ludicrous images, I thought I would begin with me and the height of my political career, as Secretary of the Labour Club at Warwick University in [...]
The tawdry, superstitious, Americanised festival that is Halloween is fast approaching. The spirit of commercialism is rampant on the web as all sorts of sad twats attempt to cash in from other sad twats. I give you as proof, horror dog costumes!!
When will people learn that dressing up dogs is simply wrong?
So farewell Benoît Mandelbrot. zn+1 = zn2 + c