Saturday, August 18, 2007

TroyVision: Atheism: Jonathan Miller's Brief History of Disbelief - Shadows of Doubt

Jonathan Miller visits the absent Twin Towers to consider the religious implications of 9/11 and meets Arthur ... Miller and the philosopher Colin McGinn. He searches for evidence of the first 'unbelievers' in Ancient Greece and examines some of the modern theories around why people have always tended to believe in mythology and magic.

parts 2 and 3

External Short Term Memory 8-18-07

Estevan Oriol photography of street life in Los Angeles, amongst other interesting topics.

Human/Neanderthal interbreeding (what?)

The Mysteries of Marilyn Manson's Mansion

The City in the Crosshairs: A conversation with Stephen Graham (pt. 1)

Could cosmic dust actually be a life-form?

Saturday, August 04, 2007

Troy Vision 08-04-07

In the coming months the most complex scientific instrument ever built will be switched on. The Large Hadron Collider promises to recreate ... all » the conditions right after the Big Bang. By revisiting the beginning of time, scientists hope to unravel some of the deepest secrets of our Universe.

Pot-heads can now join the FBI

Truly a proud moment in the War on Drugs.

from USA today:

"Increasingly, the goal for the screening of security clearance applicants is whether you are a current drug user, rather than whether you used in the past," said Tom Riley, a spokesman for the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. "It's not whether you have smoked pot four times or 16 times 20 years ago. It's about whether you smoked last week and lied about it."

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I'm Troy Doney. I'm on the internet. I'm the writer of the blog "Off the Reservation" at New West. I also write a blog at Reznet. My personal blog is Man Bites Dog. I post my pictures at Flickr and I write short sentences at Twitter.