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RSS feed moved — March 18, 2005
Okay, so you won the argument. So what? — March 11, 2005
Comments dead — March 01, 2005
Bentham's mummified corpse, like Lenin's, remains fresh in appearance — February 26, 2005
The Doctor is out — February 22, 2005
"...you just get used to them" — February 13, 2005
But what about the antiquarians? — February 12, 2005
Superstring cultists--tough luck — February 10, 2005
Abuse? I'll show you abuse! — February 05, 2005
The abuse of a college education — February 01, 2005
So much for the End of History — January 30, 2005
The anthropomorphism of religion — January 28, 2005
And Prospero broke his soap box — January 26, 2005
Einstein and Gödel, at the Königsberg café — January 22, 2005
Philosophical Investigations — January 06, 2005
Beach reading — January 05, 2005
Wal-Mart wants you poor — December 22, 2004
Everybody loves sunsets — December 17, 2004
How very timely! — December 16, 2004
Aah, I love the smell of conjecture-and-refutation in the morning — December 14, 2004
Still blathering after all these hours — December 13, 2004
Jumbled thoughts (produced without caffeine!) — December 12, 2004
On being well-read — December 12, 2004
More Babylon, less Waste Land — November 28, 2004
Not so much a howl as a low murmur — November 27, 2004
Textured...gritty — November 24, 2004
Blame Physics! — November 22, 2004
Old-world angst — November 19, 2004
Election Redux — November 08, 2004
A beginner's guide to producing new results in mathematics — November 07, 2004
Don't Vote! — November 01, 2004
Take that, logical positivists! — November 01, 2004
From politics to mathematics and back — October 31, 2004
Yes, I'm lazy — October 29, 2004
Who says the Mongols didn't leave anything lasting behind? — October 29, 2004
Red Sox Nation — October 21, 2004
The Song Remains the Same — October 09, 2004
Cooking à la française — September 21, 2004
Does one really have to go to France for relief? — September 15, 2004
The decline and fall of the French tourism empire — September 02, 2004
Who designed the Olympic stadium? — August 29, 2004
The crusade against the idols — August 20, 2004
A bygone ethic — August 19, 2004
The roots of, er, humanism — August 16, 2004
The quiet Arabian — August 15, 2004
That which goes unspoken — August 11, 2004
Politics — August 09, 2004
Geek ink — August 07, 2004
Stalin, how we missed ya — July 26, 2004
A disinterrment from the Poet's Corner — July 26, 2004
Vegetarian riposte — July 25, 2004
Eat More Beef! — July 25, 2004
Yellow is a beautiful color — July 22, 2004
External Links — July 20, 2004
Pictures from the land of socialized medicine — July 18, 2004
St. Petersburg — July 15, 2004
Move (almost) complete — July 15, 2004
Further krankiness editorialized — July 12, 2004
Moving — July 12, 2004
Voyage to the end of public transportation — July 11, 2004
Now playing... — July 09, 2004
Modern times call for modern action figures — July 04, 2004
In case you've got some spare time — June 27, 2004
Tryin' to kill me, eh? — June 27, 2004
Do you own that song? — June 25, 2004
Why social scientists need to throw away their classical paradigms — June 17, 2004
Happy Bloomsday! — June 16, 2004
Smoking out the kids — June 13, 2004
Body-snatching Lorenz equations — June 08, 2004
Regrettably necessary — June 04, 2004
Revenge of the Greeks — June 01, 2004
Downtime — June 01, 2004
Spontaneous order revisited — May 27, 2004
Vote early, vote often — May 26, 2004
Slummin' — May 26, 2004
Why television is like politics -- bad adaptations of cultural theories — May 25, 2004
The Daily Douche — May 23, 2004
New look — May 21, 2004
Interesting — May 20, 2004
Being a vote-getter in the South does not make it right — May 19, 2004
News you need — May 12, 2004
President of Beers — May 12, 2004
Taxis and unintended consequences — May 12, 2004
Bureaucratic symbolism — May 11, 2004
Girls with guns — May 07, 2004
The invisible hand defended from its enemies — May 03, 2004
The the signs that go before... — May 02, 2004
Rebels without antagonists — May 02, 2004
Joints for MPs — April 29, 2004
Pundits? We don't need no stinking pundits! — April 27, 2004
Penn Relays — April 23, 2004
Errors — April 22, 2004
It's funny because it's true — April 21, 2004
Roadkilling — April 21, 2004
Free-market fundamentalism? Not hardly — April 20, 2004
Furl — April 20, 2004
Political correctness harangued again — April 19, 2004
First they came for the bukkake fetishists — April 19, 2004
If you want to send a message... — April 19, 2004
Nearest book — April 19, 2004
The polemical mind — April 18, 2004
Hope he found what he was looking for — April 18, 2004
We're sorry... — April 18, 2004
A blast from the past — April 16, 2004
That tired topic — April 13, 2004
Standing in the kitchen, feeling stupid — April 10, 2004
More Vamps & Tramps — April 10, 2004
Get paid for watching porn — April 09, 2004
Vamps & Tramps — April 07, 2004
Don't use Flash to display your art — April 04, 2004
New metablog — April 04, 2004
Synchronicity — April 04, 2004
Future-proofing: one tip — April 03, 2004
Artificial Law — April 03, 2004
A tale of a theism scorned--continued! — March 29, 2004
Europe gets a head start — March 29, 2004
Future-proofing selling waves — March 29, 2004
Religious polemics? To the hatchet-mobile! — March 27, 2004
Tsarist Russia, caught on film — March 27, 2004
Statistics prove that God is dead — March 27, 2004
Aye, Comrade, loading Slide 2... — March 26, 2004
Another aesthetic dogma — March 24, 2004
Unwanted sexual advances and creating a phallic mythos — March 24, 2004
Chomsky backs "Bush-lite" — March 23, 2004
Privacy in the news — March 23, 2004
More Shock Troops — March 23, 2004
Cool Stuff — March 23, 2004
More lessons learned — March 22, 2004
PowerPoint sucks! — March 21, 2004
CSS Buttons — March 20, 2004
Some thoughts on logic — March 19, 2004
Hmm... — March 19, 2004
Uncommon Sense — March 18, 2004
Keep an eye on these... — March 18, 2004
The "reasonable men" get their day again — March 18, 2004
Ranting about Sewanee — March 17, 2004
You think up a suitably insulting title for this one — March 17, 2004
Sewanee weblogs — March 17, 2004
The Frontierist — March 15, 2004
Lessons learned — March 15, 2004
More Pictures — March 15, 2004
I'm Baaack — March 14, 2004
An artistic credo — March 13, 2004
Back-handed optimism, grace à academe — March 11, 2004
Nostalgia as political agenda — March 10, 2004
The poisonous embrace of ethics — March 09, 2004
On globalization — March 09, 2004
Why I am not an anarchist — March 07, 2004
And God is proved to exist!-and hence doesn't — March 05, 2004
It's been interesting... — March 05, 2004
Why skepticism is good — March 03, 2004
Shameless Self-Promotion — March 02, 2004
Gaining some perspective — March 02, 2004
Your fingers are so sexy... — March 01, 2004
Dying Languages — March 01, 2004
Not Writing — February 29, 2004
Simmering blood-feuds in the comment-box! — February 29, 2004
Who wrote it? — February 27, 2004
The War and Peace of blog posts — February 27, 2004
Jesu Cristo! — February 26, 2004
And Plato wept once again — February 24, 2004
RIP, Bill — February 23, 2004
Open Letter to Kerry — February 23, 2004
None of the Above — February 23, 2004
More New Features — February 23, 2004
Democracy Doesn't Work: More Proof — February 23, 2004
Breaking News — February 21, 2004
New Feature! — February 21, 2004
Gay Marriages — February 21, 2004
Grey Tuesday — February 20, 2004
Anti-clericalism for the new millenium! — February 19, 2004
Government is Cognitive Dissonance — February 19, 2004
Query — February 19, 2004
Evolutionary Psychology — February 16, 2004
L'habit seul fait le moine aujourd'hui — February 16, 2004
Finding Humor in Unlikely Places — February 16, 2004
Sweet! — February 15, 2004
Maps — February 14, 2004
How to explain bumper stickers? — February 14, 2004
Finally, a unified theory! — February 14, 2004
Here's hoping the seller learned a lesson from Mike Rowe — February 14, 2004
Actual Scholarship — February 14, 2004
Deregulating the Airwaves — February 12, 2004
Unfortunately, you don't get what you pay for — February 11, 2004
Count me out of the movement — February 10, 2004
Politics on Drugs — February 10, 2004
The eagle has been landed! — February 09, 2004
Sure, why not nationalize the Super Bowl — February 09, 2004
Rhetorical Question — February 08, 2004
Too Stupid for Words — February 08, 2004
Aliens Cause Global Warming — February 08, 2004
Gay Penguins — February 08, 2004
The Attack of the Baroque — February 07, 2004
Zweig, no longer just auxiliary Nietzsche reading — February 07, 2004
Around the Web Today — February 07, 2004
Écrasez toutes les autres infâmes! — February 06, 2004
Clarett Ruled Eligible — February 06, 2004
Web Politics — February 06, 2004
Cubism Pisses Bill O'Reilly Off — February 05, 2004
Playing by the Rules — February 05, 2004
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly? Not Quite — February 05, 2004
Unexpected sonority — February 04, 2004
Diapers and Politicians — February 04, 2004
A Parliament of Whores — February 04, 2004
Les provençaux — February 03, 2004
Do You Support the Troops? — February 03, 2004
A speculation — February 02, 2004
That's Right — February 01, 2004
And as for the psychiatric industry...? — February 01, 2004
Why the Rich Fear Globalization — February 01, 2004
More on Paleo-Marxism — January 31, 2004
Paleo-Marxists revived! — January 31, 2004
Dammit, I Should Have Thought of That — January 31, 2004
Speech Codes — January 31, 2004
Quant à moi... — January 30, 2004
Journalistic Objectivity — January 30, 2004
And now for something actually pretty similar — January 28, 2004
Intellectual Property and Cargo Shipping — January 28, 2004
Freedom of Something, Alright — January 28, 2004
Super "Blog"?!? — January 26, 2004
Écrasez l'infâme! — January 25, 2004
Popular Latin melodramas--In the Cubicula — January 24, 2004
The Friday catharsis — January 23, 2004
Spending the Weekend Offline... — January 23, 2004
Music Rant — January 23, 2004
Leave Us Alone — January 21, 2004
Generalizations — January 21, 2004
More on Waypath — January 19, 2004
State of the Union Drinking Game — January 19, 2004
Race, Gender and Blogging — January 19, 2004
Porn Referrals — January 18, 2004
Al Gore or the Unabomber? — January 17, 2004
Democracy Without Elections — January 17, 2004
When you dance... — January 17, 2004
A Department of Anarchy — January 16, 2004
Icons — January 16, 2004
Confused? — January 16, 2004
Pictures! — January 14, 2004
Fun With Transliterations — January 09, 2004
The false idol of equality — January 09, 2004
In memoriam Africa — January 08, 2004
Philosophy in defense of an impulse buy — January 08, 2004
Vico's theories freed from Joyce? — January 06, 2004
Chapter 2. In which various polemical causes are advanced — January 02, 2004
No more Orwell-citing! — December 29, 2003
The revolution will hopefully be televised — December 29, 2003
Serial killers revisited — December 29, 2003
More Traveling — December 29, 2003
Rules for Radicals — December 29, 2003
And now for a lighter topic-serial killers! — December 27, 2003
Bad Presidents — December 26, 2003
The Meaning of it All — December 25, 2003
Ski Areas — December 22, 2003
Congrats to the Johnnies — December 20, 2003
Random Information, Possibly Useful — December 18, 2003
I'm a Travelin' Man — December 17, 2003
Nerve Gas or Smokescreen? — December 15, 2003
Information! Cheap! — December 15, 2003
No Recovery for the Internet? — December 15, 2003
Saddam Redux — December 14, 2003
Small Victories — December 14, 2003
In the News — December 12, 2003
Why not vote? — December 12, 2003
Recovering Lost Knowledge — December 11, 2003
Sudden Changes — December 11, 2003
Me, Style Savant — December 03, 2003
Aye From the Back Bench — December 01, 2003
Articulation and Reason — December 01, 2003
Anarchy? Kosmos? Commonwealth? — November 29, 2003
bureaucratic ban on costly capitalization — November 27, 2003
Check out... — November 27, 2003
Handing out cheap coke — November 26, 2003
Spam Me? Oh, Spam YOU! — November 26, 2003
Is Blogging Dying? — November 25, 2003
Important Questions — November 24, 2003
Weird Sex and Marriage. — November 24, 2003
You lookin' for me? — November 23, 2003
Feeling Stupid — November 22, 2003
Radio Free Philly — November 19, 2003
More Geek Talk — November 19, 2003
Eros ex Mathematica — November 18, 2003
Success in Iraq? — November 17, 2003
The New Twenty — November 16, 2003
Baroque Quantum Mechanics — November 16, 2003
Words of Wisdom — November 16, 2003
The Shape of Debates to Come — November 14, 2003
Music to Lighten Your Step — November 14, 2003
The Metaphysics of Evil — November 13, 2003
Occupation and Insurgency — November 12, 2003
Incorruptible or Just Naïve? — November 11, 2003
Readings from Murakami and Eco — November 10, 2003
Good News/Bad News — November 09, 2003
The Revolution that Wasn't — November 08, 2003
Friday Ranting — November 07, 2003
Symbols — November 07, 2003
Libertarians Inside the Onion? — November 06, 2003
Stiffed — November 06, 2003
The Beating Hearts of Policy Wonks — November 04, 2003
I Proved all Odds are Prime - with Inductive Reasoning — November 03, 2003
Alcohol Makes Me Ramble — November 01, 2003
Linearity — October 31, 2003
The Liberators — October 30, 2003
From Russia With Love — October 30, 2003
Postage, Language and Music: The New Synthesis — October 29, 2003
Lube, UL and Lawsuits — October 29, 2003
Centennial Post — October 27, 2003
Schnezhanka for All — October 26, 2003
Lubrication is not the Solution to Bad Law — October 26, 2003
Iraq Redux Redux — October 26, 2003
What the Fuck? — October 26, 2003
This Site Certified 31% Evil — October 25, 2003
The heart of things — October 24, 2003
Just a few things running through my head — October 24, 2003
Affirm This! — October 24, 2003
Gehry old man — October 22, 2003
New Gehry Building - Slightly Better than the Guggenheim Bilbao — October 22, 2003
Class Reunions — October 21, 2003
Beethoven Underground — October 21, 2003
Quote of the Day — October 20, 2003
Modifications — October 19, 2003
Is the presidency re-Dean-able? — October 18, 2003
Coffee Gets You Up — October 18, 2003
Airline Scare — October 17, 2003
Government Awareness — October 17, 2003
Housekeeping — October 16, 2003
Goin' to Pot — October 15, 2003
And now for something not completely different — October 15, 2003
The final word — October 10, 2003
Le naussee du processus democratique — October 10, 2003
Compassion and Coercion — October 10, 2003
Triumphal Return — October 10, 2003
Voting in Droves — October 09, 2003
Talking with their feet — October 08, 2003
Rush Redux, II — October 08, 2003
Heart Palpitations — October 08, 2003
Ramblings — October 08, 2003
Leaves in the autumn wind — October 06, 2003
Ravings — October 05, 2003
Just for the Hell of it — October 05, 2003
Your daily political scuttlebutt — October 05, 2003
Limbaugh Redux — October 04, 2003
Quicksilver Review — October 03, 2003
Those old tenured playboys — September 26, 2003
Athlete Compensation and the Color Purple — September 26, 2003
Strange Beliefs — September 26, 2003
Spontaneous Order — September 25, 2003
More Slacking — September 25, 2003
A killer idea — September 24, 2003
Nocturnal Lifestyle — September 23, 2003
Weird Link of the Day — September 22, 2003
Evil Temptations — September 21, 2003
Salary Caps and World Domination — September 21, 2003
I Have to Go — September 19, 2003
And now...further sociological cant — September 19, 2003
Moving On — September 19, 2003
And Yet More — September 17, 2003
Right Back At Ya — September 17, 2003
Risposte — September 17, 2003
Feminism — September 17, 2003
Slacking — September 16, 2003
The Triumph of the Bill by Al-Curtizini — September 13, 2003
How uncool became cool — September 12, 2003
Geek Talk — September 12, 2003
New Author — September 11, 2003
Odd Searches — September 08, 2003
Pizza and Music — September 06, 2003
Tweaking — September 05, 2003
Classes Start — September 03, 2003
Back to the Grindstone — September 02, 2003
I Love WiFi — August 29, 2003
Michelle's Answers — August 28, 2003
Paucity of posts — August 27, 2003
Picture Me Behind the Mike — August 27, 2003
More History — August 24, 2003
Found Stuff — August 24, 2003
The Language of Love — August 22, 2003
Interview Time — August 22, 2003
Random Thought — August 21, 2003
Urban Eccentrics — August 21, 2003
Cheating — August 20, 2003
Philadelphia, Part II — August 20, 2003
Philadelphia — August 10, 2003
A Geek Tragedy — August 07, 2003
Internet Explorer — August 07, 2003
Make a Link, Go To Jail — August 07, 2003
Pallid Pirates — August 07, 2003
Finally! — August 07, 2003
Frustrated Catholics — August 05, 2003
Grr... — August 05, 2003
Existence Exists? — August 05, 2003
Things My Girlfriend and I Have Argued About — August 04, 2003
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas — August 04, 2003
Sex Quotes — August 03, 2003
Concerts — August 03, 2003
Boulder and Taxes — August 03, 2003
Weekend — August 03, 2003
Shock Troops — August 01, 2003
Ego Stroking — August 01, 2003
Fuckin' History — August 01, 2003
El Camino de Santiago — July 31, 2003
Feminist Vocabulary — July 31, 2003
Marilyn Monroe or Condoleeza Rice... — July 31, 2003
Generic Layout — July 31, 2003
Is This On? — July 31, 2003