The Rime of The Ancient Historian

Why History? An old ragged man, with a scruffy beard, grabs the arm of a student standing on the steps of his Alma Mater... It is an ancient Historian, And he stoppeth one of three.'By thy long grey beard and glittering eye, Now wherefore stopp'st thou me? The university's doors…

Alleged Assault

Alleged Assault The ubiquity of rape   In this post I explore the contrast between the world of men where rape is 'allegedly' all around and the world which women live in, where this is all a lot less academic. This is a true story! Allegedly. Mantis Shrimp have 16…

Hypocrisy

Hypocrisy The Last Communion [caption id="attachment_442" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Wine and wafers ready for a good 'ol transubstantion.[/caption]   “Hypocrisy is the contrivance of a false appearance of virtue or goodness, while concealing real character or inclinations, esp. with respect to religious and moral beliefs; hence in general sense, dissimulation, pretense,…

For the remains of the day

Brussels, 22/03/2016 #BelgiumUndefeated Dear Isis, I usually  try to be a little clever. I have a big ego and feeling the smartest person in the room is a huge part of that. So I was going to tell you that when you placed that second bomb at 400 meters from…

In the age of Christ

Happy birthday dear atheists [caption id="attachment_330" align="aligncenter" width="234"] "Well done bloke, I can see you must be among the fitest".[/caption]   All in all I do not mind the religious. Not really. I was visiting the cathedral next the bank I’m working at the other day. Turned out that the…

Baby Steps

The Phoenix arises [caption id="attachment_302" align="aligncenter" width="590"] taking it one step at a time.[/caption] Just announcing my return…   Turns out finding a job is hard… Don’t get me wrong, I landed one two months after starting to look for one. But I was wrong to think I would be…

In The Dust Of This Planet

The war on entropy [caption id="attachment_294" align="aligncenter" width="620"] The title of the book, on JayZ's jacket.[/caption] Ever since we lost the Concorde, the passenger airplane that flew faster than the speed of sound, I’ve felt like the world has been treading water in place. It just doesn’t rime with me,…

The sound of silence

Praying to the neon God [caption id="attachment_290" align="aligncenter" width="307"] The Anonymous community signature mask[/caption] I’ve been struggling with my atheism. Yes, yet another feature of Christianity that seamlessly transfers onto its anti-thesis. But unlike Christian priests I’ve not been struggling with the mere absurdity and internal contradictions of the thing…

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For the women [caption id="attachment_182" align="alignnone" width="284"] Equality is commutative, you can turn it around without affecting the validity.[/caption] This post is the first in a series of two where I write one in favor of the feminist position and one in favor of the male position, this in order…