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Lacking other ideas for a Saturday Post

Have some Terry Pratchett. Buzzfeed put together a nice set of quotes a while back. –edited to add– Equal Rites is a wonderful story about a young girl named Eskarina who at birth was given a wizard’s staff by inattentive … Continue reading

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If you need god to help you win, your team sucks

Other teams do stuff like train and get fit and practice and figure out the best way to intimidate and pat behinds (although maybe not at the same time). So anyway, here’s the headline: Cheerleaders’ religious signs draw fire. In … Continue reading

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Quotable Buffylove

Felt like sharing a Buffy quote: Anya: Well, at first it was confusing. Just the idea of computers was like…whoa. I’m eleven hundred years old; I had trouble adjusting to the idea of Lutherans. Tara: I go online sometimes, but … Continue reading

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Getting traditional

My tradition anyway – reading The Hogfather by Terry Pratchett. I read it every year around this time and to lure others into the wonder and amusement, I quote from it: “Real children don’t go hoppity-skip unless they are on … Continue reading

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“Nothing brings people together…

…like a Christmas lung fungus.” Sorry, was watching season 1 of Bones and it was a funny line worth sharing. Now back to your regularly scheduled Saturday (Sunday in Australia).

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Quotable – celebrity edition

The whole list is good for a giggle, but I’ll just quote a couple. 2) “I would love to meet Mick Jagger. A lot of what I do on stage is inspired by Jagger. I love the way he performs … Continue reading

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too quotable, two

the world is not going to magically become a better place if we just say all the right words, if we make sure no one’s feelings are hurt. If being dismissive and rude to idiots bothers you, go read a … Continue reading

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too quotable

I’m sure some people are reading this and thinking, “But…it’s not that God wants people to suffer. Satan and man’s sin will be responsible for the suffering.” Ok. Then your God isn’t the most powerful being because he can’t snuff … Continue reading

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In honour of World Philosophy Day

Quotes from philosophers: If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world. — Francis Bacon A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive … Continue reading

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