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Books, Books, Books.

October 5, 2007 4 comments

Since PZ got it from Wilkins, I might as well chime in. I bold those I’ve read and italicize those I’ve partially read.

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And the other 50% of me is ?

August 9, 2007 3 comments
You’re 50% Irish
irish-2You’re probably less Irish than you think you are…
But you’re still more Irish than most.

This despite being born, and spending 25 years, in Ireland. Just goes to prove how dumb these online quizzes are! (Via Mike).

Can I get a loan on that?

July 22, 2007 Comments off

So Orac is worth $3590 and Janet tunes in at $4875

Me? I’m

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Since it is Caturday …

July 21, 2007 3 comments

Which LOLcat are you? I are serious cat (37% affectionate, 33% excitable, 51% hungry). Who haz my sandwich?

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Hungry for knowledge in any internet forum, you demand decorum. Any off-topic remarks, absurd statements, or tomfoolery on the interweb is deeply frowned upon by you. Truth has no room for drollery.

Apparently, I’m a robot …

July 19, 2007 1 comment

Easing myself into blogging with the Personality Defect Test. Apparently I’m a Robot: 100% Rational, 42% Extroverted, 14% Brutal and 0% Arrogant.

Your exact opposite is the Class Clown.

Other personalities you would probably get along with are the Hand-Raiser, the Emo Kid, and the Haughty Intellectual.

I hated "class clowns" at school. PZ is a "Haughty Intellectual" with scores of 100/14/0/57… we seemed to get on when we met and he is remarkably quiet in meatspace compared to his online persona. He’s an arrogant bastard though :)

What philosophy do you follow?

March 30, 2007 5 comments
You scored as Existentialism. Your life is guided by the concept of Existentialism: You choose the meaning and purpose of your life.

“Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.”

“It is up to you to give [life] a meaning.”

–Jean-Paul Sartre

“It is man’s natural sickness to believe that he possesses the Truth.”

–Blaise Pascal

More info at Arocoun’s Wikipedia User Page…

Existentialism

65%

Justice (Fairness)

55%

Hedonism

55%

Utilitarianism

50%

Kantianism

50%

Strong Egoism

35%

Apathy

35%

Nihilism

5%

Divine Command

0%

What philosophy do you follow? (v1.03)

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The “Most Significant SF & Fantasy Books of the Last 50 Years” thing that’s going around

March 11, 2007 3 comments

Once again, my sheep-like characteristics manifest themselves and I find myself dutifully following Orac, PZ, Bora, Joseph, John, Rob,
and Afarensis in listing (in bold) those of the “Most Significant SF & Fantasy Books of the Last 50 Years” that I have read.

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