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  1. Guy Gavriel Kay Charles Dickens Neal Stephenson Mark Helprin Tad Williams Edgar Allen Poe also on the lighter side of things, George RR Martin (god I hope he finishes a Song of Ice and Fire), Terry Brooks, and Stephen King. Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  2. Eat. Eat green chile. Lots and lots of it. Because once you leave you'll probably never find it again and you'll be...bereft. yeah, that's a good word for it. that empty feeling like something important is missing from your life, a hole in your heart that will never be filled until you return for more New Mexican food. Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  3. I've had something published in Newsweek (back when it was still a paper magazine) i'm sure it's still archived somewhere besides the 4 copies in my bookshelf. Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  4. why does it matter? disclaimer, the "you" in the following post is used in the general sense, and not directed at any one person. I mean, you can choose to "go green" (for lack of a better term) or not. The reasons for your choice shouldn't really depend on if you "believe" in climate change (lol, like I "believe" in evolution or quantum theory). You can choose to continue being irresponsible and selfish for your short term happiness, or you can choose to take a longer view and leave the air, water, soil, etc in better shape for future generations. Whether or not global climate change exists, is natural, or is man-made really doesn't matter. It's like choosing not to murder someone. you probably choose to refrain from that act not because the consequences for murder are dire, but because murder is the wrong thing to do. Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  5. I love how the media (not necessarily this article) often just uses a stock picture of the Predator B (Reaper) armed drone that fires Hellfires over Afghanistan as the accompanying art to any article that mentions "drones". Like there is only one type of drone ever built, anywhere. So of course the uneducated majority of people in this country now assume that farmer John down the road is gonna be flying his own personal Reaper to bomb the shit out of his neighbor's crops. Though it would be funny and probably make me a very happy person (and rich, since my hubby would definitely be assured work and pay raises for a long time to come), I always feel a slight letdown when I have to inform people that the local cops will not be flying Reapers any time soon. Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  6. hmm... "they don't speak their minds" I guess everyone on dz.com is poor! in all seriousness, that one actually made me a bit angry. Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  7. Having gone to college in colorado, parents living in ohio, and in-laws in PA, I can comment, I think. I've made the drive a lot, I would say watch the weather before you decide. 80 tends to get more snow, while 70 might get more ice, neither of which are nice options, tbh. However, I think in general, 70 is more heavily traveled, so they tend to take care of snow/ice issues faster/better. The only issue I have with 70 is the PA turnpike. it is absolutely AWFUL in any sort of wet/bad weather, especially at night. This is avoidable, though. My route to DC would be I-70 to St. Louis, then cut across I-64 to Charlottesville, VA, then pick up I-81N to Strasburg, VA, then I-66 into DC. That way you avoid the shitty PA turnpike. Honestly, the travel across the flat part of the country isn't going to be as affected by winter weather as the Appalachian stretch is. Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  8. did you SEE The Cove? It's *highly* disturbing. perhaps disturbing isn't the right word. Let's go with "horrifying". It's not that they are being farmed for meat. it's the manner... Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  9. ahem. while I applaud your choice to roast them at home, I have one small thing to add. if they are from Hatch, NM, then they are green chilEs, chili is a concoction from Texas with meat and beans and lots of tomato-based stuff. Chiles are the fruit of the gods. back to your regularly-scheduled drooling. Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  10. haha this is the funniest thing i've read in SC in a long time. Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  11. http://www.salon.com/2013/09/17/the_most_depressing_discovery_about_the_brain_ever_partner/ the actual paper: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2319992 (bets the anti-science types here won't believe this, either) so basically, my growing apathy is well-deserved. Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  12. Is it really? http://www.thegodarticle.com/7/post/2011/10/clobbering-biblical-gay-bashing.html I love quoting myself. But since I'm the only one who reads my posts, I guess it's ok. Seriously, read the article. It's written by a pastor. It's a refutation of biblical gay-bashing. Why do I still participate in this forum? * *question is rhetorical, but I bet 100 bucks it's the only thing that gets addressed from this post by anyone else in this thread. Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  13. Is it really? http://www.thegodarticle.com/7/post/2011/10/clobbering-biblical-gay-bashing.html Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  14. China seems to like the idea...well, their own version, i suppose: http://www.dailytech.com/China+Plans+1000+KPH+Super+Train/article19268.htm I swear Musk is Tony Stark. hehe Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!
  15. hey at least you read it. well the second one. Obviously you didn't read my first post where I said morality has been the subject of debate since the advent of written history, probably before. But that's cool, no one really reads anything more than 3 lines in this place, so I get it. Anywhodeledoodle, the logical fallacy is this: You claim there are no objective moral truths. So if there are no moral absolutes, then your claim (by your own definition!) cannot be absolute, either. Meaning, of course that there are moral absolutes. Conversely, your claim can be seen, in itself, as an absolute, thus contradicting yourself immediately. Logically speaking, relativism doesn't hold up. DUCY? It's not arrogance, unless you consider cold logic to be arrogant. Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup!