Halfway through reading an article about sustainability, real sustainability, and population growth I began thinking about the finiteness of the Earth’s resources and the possible reactions humanity would have to the dwindling of those resources. The article focused aggressively on population growth and overpopulation, which I agree are the real problems and combating them in some way is the real solution, but my mind began to wander and focused on space exploration as a solution. I didn’t consciously consider the migration of man into space as the best solution to the problem of overpopulation because I realize that it is entirely unrealistic; the technological breakthroughs required for man to seriously inhabit space as a replacement for inhabiting the Earth would be unachievable before the time we had obliterated the planet with the overpopulation that needs to be solved now. Read the rest of this entry »
Youtube comments to The Beatles’ Twist and Shout:
at least nickelback has the money to put fucking color in their music videos. what is this shit? its fucking black and white because these fuckers are too poor to buy fucking color cameras.
beatles are nonames
nickelback is the best metal band ever
This year I went to the Edmonton Folk Festival. All four days. The main draw for me was Iron and Wine. He was playing the main stage on Saturday. Unfortunately (for him), Sam Beam was overshadowed by other small time acts, specifically the Beijing fivesome (?) Hanggai.
I read a great book at my catering shift today (it was in some atrium of the Glenrose hospital, which housed a very small library). The book contained the memoirs of some Canadian journalist called Charles Lynch who had among other things, such as following Che Guevara as he stomped out of a speech by the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury right into the bathroom where he relieved himself and gave a hearty “LIBERDAD,” been a war correspondent during World War II.
The above image is from a research project I am developing with a professor in Humanities Computing at the University of Alberta. An image of the program’s proper use and an explanation of its purpose is after the link.
My most astute of followers will recognize this Dinosaur Comics imitation from a number of months ago. They will be disappointed that nothing has changed in my homage. But, dear readers, new readers. enjoy.
Alternate Ending: shit