But what the story really says, this story men made up to hold women down, is that women have the power to change the world. Women have the power to throw the world into chaos and they do it because the world as it is isn’t good enough.
Saved here for my own reference, and possibly others’ if they should stumble across it: the easiest workflow I’ve found yet for converting DVDs or Blu-Rays for personal use on OS X, including OCR conversion of subtitles in either VOBSUB (DVD) or PGS (Blu-Ray) format to text-based .srt files suitable for use as soft subs.
At last night’s State of the Union, Republicans ‘basically refused to cheer for anything but straight white Christian businessmen.’
It’s a stunning achievement, and it’s completely ignored.
I think Obama’s general idea is a good one, and I support it and the thinking behind it. I just wish I could be more optimistic that students in Washington would actually have a chance to take advantage of it.
There is a better than 50% chance that I’ll be ordering an Apple Watch on the day they’re added to the Apple Store.
We need to realize that our concept of the ‘default human being’ is highly dependent upon our own culture and ingrained biases.
Bones is one of the better shows on TV right now, but this short little clip from S10E08 made me quite literally laugh out loud. Just a wonderful bit of silliness.
After letting my exercise regimen fall apart in November, it’s time to get going again. For my own accountability, this is some rambling about my current status and what goals I have moving into the new year.
640×1136, 2,048×1,536, and 5120×2880. Yes, I make this joke somewhat annually. But…it amuses me, so I’ll probably continue to do so.
Thanks to the world’s weirdest advertising campaign, we watched a dumb comedy that we’d otherwise have had no interest in. And in the end? Yes, dumb, but we’ve definitely seen far worse, and there were some laughs to be had.
I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro’s great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen’s Counciler or the Ku Klux Klanner, but the white moderate, who is more devoted to ‘order’ than to justice…