In a similar vein to my previous post, I’d like to rant a bit about the glaring idiocy of the so-called scientists who announced, a few years back, that they had calculated the chance that God exists*. Rest assured I don’t want to get into a discussion about the question of God’s existence. I’m pretty…

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In this month’s Scientific American, a book is reviewed in which yet another scientist makes a complete fool of himself by referring to […] the perplexing fact that many basic features of the physical universe seem tailor-made to produce life. Every time someone comes up with this amazing fallacy I want to weep and wail….

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Twice as far with half the word count. What happened while Don was watching the game (affectionately known as Whwdwwtg) made it through the initial round of reading at Andromeda Spaceways and is now being considered by editors for inclusion in the magazine. Killing my darlings may have been painful, but apparently it did help…

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Cycling home from the song improvisation workshop, I complimented my fellow student on her amazing performance. She blushed, looked away, and to drive the point home stated that she was terrible at accepting compliments. “Of course you are,” I replied, “or you wouldn’t be practicing improvisation theatre, or any other brand of performing art.” A…

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Well, it didn’t take them another nine months, but nine months in total. Prisoner of war spent five months in the ‘Recommended folder‘ at Dark Wisdom before the editors rejected it. The rejection message was nice enough: Thank you for submitting “Prisoner of War” to Dark Wisdom. The story was very good but competition for…

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