« on: August 27, 2016, 05:18:53 pm »
I don't understand why Oregon is always the unhappiest and most depressed state on any of these lists. It's NICE here, FFS.
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Well, it's hard to make a living off of shitty poetry.
Or was he writing a novel? I can never remember.
I don't see anything wrong with her career being the top priority, and if you won't or can't move then letting go of the relationship. I don't see anything wrong with saying that she would prefer if you came along and had all this commitment stuff with her there. Marriage is not about sacrificing your life for someone else.
Right, just need to write a cover letter, then I can send off this PhD application.
Her supporters will bend over backwards and holler that she was taken out of context about vaccination, but they really don't have anything to say about her anti-GMO or "cell phones cause cancer" routines.
Im anti GMO, not because they are bad for people but because Glyphosate is and I really don't like intellectual property applying to DNA, especially in ways that have resulted in farmers being sued after their crops were pollinated by a GMO neighbor. BT genes getting into wild crops is also a distinct possibility and would be a disaster or the environment.
Oh, yeah. Run The Jewels is pretty amazing. I even tend to overlook El-P's tough-guy misogyny/homophobia because of his talent.
Apropos of nothing, I have a question about Pokémon Go:
I've got like, more than 300 Rattata candies. What the hell can I do with them other than power up my Raticate? I've got tons more candy than stardust, and the Raticate isn't that interesting to power up.
I'm in Provincetown, Where Heterosexuals Are The MinorityTM, and guess who showed up yesterday? Hillary Clinton and Cher.
I got the fuck out to the beach and let everything blow over -- but not before I saw the protesters. Not Trump protesters, they probably believe their genitals would spontaneously combust if they approached such a large number of queers. Stein/Bernie protesters.
But, as we might expect, they sounded EXACTLY like Trump protesters. I shit you not, they even were using the "Crooked Hillary" moniker, and the "Jail her" chant. Proof that a nutbag is a nutbag, regardless of political affinity.
There's a reason so many Bernie supporters are talking about voting for Trump or the Libertarian. A bunch of them are just looking for something to buy into, and they aren't too picky as long as it promises to ignore women and black people.
As a former-Bernie supporter (and now Hillary supporter), I don't understand the pull to Gary Johnson. You want to be edgy and vote for Trump, sure, whatever, it'll be hilarious to watch you cry when your friends are shipped to the concentration camps and you wonder why, but Johnson literally stands for everything Bernie was against. I think the only thing that is doing it is that Johnson wants to legalize weed, because, well, Libertarian, but the man is adamantly against social programs of any kind, and a supporter of the 1% under the guise of smaller government. He's a turdburglar.
I guess it must be nice to be that fucking oblivious to how the system actually works under the pretense of "going against the establishment." Or more so, that fucking privileged to throw your vote to assholes who can ruin the lives of minorities.
I don't know what to read now. I still have five weeks and I feel like I should be using it to read things that are 100% unrelated to science and academia during this brief window when I CAN. But what would those things even be?
I recommend The Black Company series by Glen Cook.
To everyone. All the time.
Until they beg me to stop.
Pure entertainment though, in contrast to much of the... heavier stuff ITT.