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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Poás Volcano

Rule #6: Everybody loves a spectacular view!


Volcan Poás by Aby Araiza on 500px
Photograph Volcan Poás by Aby Araiza on 500px


Post 2,565 Poás Volcano

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The Sounds of Leadership

Look. Listen. Learn.

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“Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress in Washington, D.C.”
— PBS NewsHour: Streamed live on Mar 3, 2015 (youtube.com)




Post 2,564 The Sounds of Leadership

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Conjunction in the Sky with Earthshine

Rule #3: Cosmological Art


Moon-Venus-Mars Skyline, Jay Ouellet, APOD


Post 2,563 Conjunction in the Sky with Earthshine

Friday, February 27, 2015

Kristen

Rule #5: Pretty Woman


Kristen (Quentin Tarantino film style) by Orhan Isaev on 500px
Photograph Kristen (Quentin Tarantino film style) by Orhan Isaev on 500px

Post 2,562 Kristen

Monday, February 23, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Leftists and Animus

"Combat the Lying Scumbags of the Left"

Maverick
Philosopher
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“Or consider the case of a history teacher who reports that in Germany, 1933-1945, certain German citizens harassed, tortured, enslaved, and executed other German citizens. That is true, of course, but it leaves out the fact that the perpetrators were Nazis and (most of) the victims Jews. Those additional facts must be reported for the situation to be properly described, let alone explained. Not only that, the Nazis were acting from Nazi ideology and the Jews were killed for being Jews. According to recent reports, some Muslim jihadis beheaded some Egyptian Coptic Christians on a Libyan beach. Now beheading is not lynching. And religion is not the same as race. But just as race is relevant in the lynching case, religion is relevant in the beheading case. That the perpetrators of the beheadings were Muslims and the victims Christians enters into both an adequate description and an adequate explanation of the evil deeds of the former. […] What did Barack Obama say about this? He said: 'No religion is responsible for terrorism — people are responsible for violence and terrorism.' Now that is a mendacious thing to say. Obama knows that the behavior of people is influenced by their beliefs. For example, he knows that part of the explanation of the lynchings of blacks by whites is that the white perpetrators held racists beliefs that justified (in their own minds) their horrendous behavior. And of course he knows, mutatis mutandis, the same about the beheading case. […] Why then is Obama so dishonest? Part of the explanation is that he just does not care about truth. (That is a mark of the bullshitter as Harry Frankfurt has pointed out.) Truth, after all, is not a leftist value, except insofar as it can be invoked to forward the leftist agenda. […] What is to be done? Well, every decent person must do what he or she can to combat the lying scumbags of the Left. It is a noble fight, and may also be, shall we say, conducive unto your further existence in the style to which you have become accustomed.” [emphasis added]
— Bill Vallicella, February 22, 2015 (maverickphilosopher.typepad.com/)


I agree with Bill Vallicella, the Maverick Philosopher. You must be steadfast in your convictions. Do not capitulate to idolatry du jour.
“Honor and good sense can only be lost. What you must fight for is Liberty.”
TheBigHenry's Personal Truth
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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Atlantic Road in Norway

Rule #6: Everybody loves a spectacular view!


Atlantic Ocean Road. by Jan Helge on 500px
Photograph Atlantic Ocean Road. by Jan  Helge on 500px


Post 2,559 Atlantic Road in Norway

Friday, February 20, 2015

The Future Marilyn Monroe

Rule #5: Pretty Woman


Norma Jeane Baker in a photobooth at age 12 in 1938
(on History In Pictures)



Post 2,558 The Future Marilyn Monroe

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Melanie

Rule #5: Pretty Woman


Fifty Shades of Mel by Helmut Mühlberger on 500px
Photograph Fifty Shades Of Mel by Helmut Mühlberger on 500px


Post 2,557 Melanie

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Waterton Lakes National Park

Rule #6: Everybody loves a spectacular view!


Range on Fire by Yu Sheng on 500px
Photograph Range on Fire by Yu Sheng on 500px


Post 2,556 Waterton Lakes National Park

The Golden Gate

Rule #6: Everybody loves a spectacular view!


SF Bay Panorama by T. Malachi Dunworth on 500px
Photograph SF Bay Panorama by T. Malachi Dunworth  on 500px


Post 2,555 The Golden Gate

Shorena

Rule #5: Pretty Woman



Shorena by Lionel-Photographies on 500px
Photograph Shorena by Lionel-Photographies on 500px


Post 2,554 Shorena

Monday, February 16, 2015

Cloud Armada

Rule #6: Everybody loves a spectacular view!


Infrared by Jefferson Allan on 500px
Photograph Infrared by Jefferson Allan on 500px


Post 2,553 Cloud Armada

Seyfert in the Sky with Hunting Dogs

Rule #3: Cosmological Art


M106: A Spiral Galaxy with a Strange Center, NASA, et al., APOD


Post 2,552 Seyfert in the Sky with Hunting Dogs

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Joana

Rule #5: Pretty Woman


Joana by diana sunny on 500px
Photograph Joana by diana sunny on 500px


Post 2,551 Joana

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Rule #6: Everybody loves a spectacular view!


Waterfall Fantasy by Aaron Smith on 500px
Photograph Waterfall Fantasy by Aaron Smith on 500px


Post 2,550 Near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Friday, February 13, 2015

Westminster Bridge

Rule #6: Everybody loves a spectacular view!


360° Panorama and Time slice of the bank of the Westminster Bridge by Yifan Chen on 500px
Photograph 360° Panorama & Time slice of the bank of the Westminster Bridge by Yifan Chen on 500px


Post 2,549 Westminster Bridge

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Wreckage in the Sky with Antennae

Rule #3: Cosmological Art


Exploring the Antennae, Subaru, et al., APOD


Post 2,548 Wreckage in the Sky with Antennae