commented on The Source of Morality Isn't God
I wonder about this assumption that burying the dead w things = religion. I buried my cat with a bunch of toys and her favorite blanket. No religion intended. No kitty afterlife or kitty gods involved. Just sentimentalism.
commented on Bloomberg the Social Engineer Goes After Teen Pregnancy
i wouldn't worry too much about the impact of 40+ women having children on the total population. i suspect that even though the PERCENTAGE of 40+ women having children is going up, that PERCENTAGE is actually still quite smaller than the ABSOLUTE NUMBER of 20- and 30-somethings having children.
commented on Subway Claims Footlong Is "Not Intended to Be a Measurement of Length"
@6 - oh lumber measurements are my pet peeeeeve. who cares what the wet uncured measurement is! when I go to a lumberyard and they are calling the product i am buying a 4 x 4, well, i expect it to be a 4 x 4.
anyone here Costa Rican? can someone please explain to me again what a "vara" is...
commented on I'm a Supporter of Physician-Assisted Suicide...
this is just over the line for me. sure they should end their own lives whenever they choose, but a doctor shouldn't be doing it. they should. unasssisted suicide is the answer here.
i think the slippery slope argument truly applies here. we have to be careful not to corrupt the medical profession.