(printed by fortune in one of my terminal windows today) Q: How many existentialists does it take to screw in a light bulb? A: Two. One to screw it in and one to observe how the light bulb itself symbolizes a single incandescent beacon of subjective reality in a netherworld of endless absurdity reaching out … Continue reading “Existentialist Light Bulb Joke”
I got the following in my work email this morning: I would rather live my life as if there is a God, and die to find out there isn’t, than live my life as if there isn’t, and die to find out there is. You are my 8 in 8 seconds. I am not breaking … Continue reading “Pascal’s Wager Revisited”
XXXXXXXX.sh: Shell script existing successfully I suppose we’d never see this message if this shell script wasn’t existing successfully.
(printed by fortune in one of my terminal windows today) A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider godfearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods … Continue reading “A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion”
|The Simpsons and Philosophy: The D’oh! of Homer – William Irwin, Mark T. Conard, Aeon J. Skoble|
|Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values – Robert M. Pirsig|
|The Trial of Socrates – I.F. Stone|
Why is there a PRE KLEANO, but not a POST KLEANO?