Arctic Wilderness — Nuthin

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Day’s Verse:
God blessed them: “Prosper! Reproduce! Fill Earth! Take charge! Be responsible for fish in the sea and birds in the air, for every living thing that moves on the face of Earth.”
Genesis 1:28
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So Congress opened up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil drilling (see also here and here. Or do a Google News search for Alaska oil drilling). But I have a better idea. Why don’t we all just plug ourselves in? Human bodies produce plenty of electricity — take those unwanted third-world people; nobody’d miss them. Better yet, why not suck the life out of all creation right now, put it in barrels, and hoard it? Then we could keep driving our Hummers, leaving our computers and lights on all the time, eating our beef and perfectly pesticided fruits, and never have to worry about energy shortages again! Continue Reading >>

You Stinking Blue Pill

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Day’s Verse:
You have put gladness in my heart, more than when their grain and new wine abound. In peace I will both lie down and sleep, for You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.
Psalm 4:7-8
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My family is so newspaper-interactive! This time my mom got her letter to the Editor published (look for Mare Sullivan). Her point: in the article Choosing the Red Pill, the journalist reports on the new Matrix Online MMORPG and the phenomenon of players calling people who stayed plugged in “blue pills.” Mom’s comment: Continue Reading >>