The best way to describe this “sandwich” is to say that it’s a frontal assault on the buyer’s pride.
Allow me to don my conspiracist’s cap for a moment. I’ve always been mildly curious about Scientology. There’s something so unreal about it. Any of you reading this probably have a good appreciation for how much (ha ha) I think of the average person’s reasoning ability, but the idea that anyone can actually “believe” in [...]
[Yes, I'm intentionally using the terminology normally used for Holocaust denial] Let’s forget about the political aspects of the debate for a minute. Put all that aside. Forget about it. Let’s just think – together – for a few minutes.
Remember Troy Davis? Turns out that the Supreme Court has decided to hear him out, as explained in an excellent New York Times article. Also see these quotes from the decision and dissent.
I discovered an awesome new comic today: Sunday Morning Breakfast Cereal. I was going through the (extensive) archives when I found one that made me think a bit: