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post hole digger
Mar 21, 2011

Plorkyeran posted:

it's pascal's wager for people who have written a whole bunch of blog posts about pascal's wager, variants of the concept, and made a whole bunch of analogies showing how various things can be reduced to pascal's wager, and still somehow didn't realize that it's just one of those

christianity built from first principles

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post hole digger
Mar 21, 2011

akadajet posted:

wikipedia editors get really upset if you change uk words to us.

fine, fine....

of course someone who calls soccer "football" is a creep nonce

post hole digger
Mar 21, 2011

put wikipedia editors into manual labor camps

post hole digger
Mar 21, 2011

FMguru posted:

someone turned up a copy of this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbIpO8WeT3k

its, um, very frank zappa

not hard to see why it wasnt used

reminds me of this, which obviously came much later
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s492PMdIaJs

post hole digger
Mar 21, 2011

speaking of weird music miscellany, wikipedia taught me about brian wilsons obsession with the song shortenin bread

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post hole digger
Mar 21, 2011

he was (is?) nuts but also very cool and a brilliant musician. i read tom oneill's chaos about the manson murders last year and there was a lot of very sus poo poo going on around the beach boys in the 60s. lots of weird questions raised about dennis wilson. brian wilson's psychologist eugene landy seemed like a grade a piece of poo poo.

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