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How to Deal with Sociopaths

There are two things we must do when confronted with a sociopath; punish him and isolate him from humanity and human memory. Many other responses are inappropriate and can lead to greater tragedy. I’m prompted to write by the recent

Posted in Essays, General, Politics

Does Travel Cure Bigotry? Why Only the Rich Think So

travel cures bigotry prejudice and narrow mindedness says mark twain

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-​mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. This is a quote from Mark Twain. A wealthy friend from San Francisco tweeted this a few days ago. I think

Posted in Essays, General

Difficult Ligatures Baffle

This is a test post to see if ligatures are working. The first waffle is due stiff graffiti and first street taffy for flowers in Florida with an oboe over aeons. It definitively works with headers. Sub-​headers offer no scuffle.

Posted in Essays, General

Machiavelli #4

There’s always someone unhappy with the king and eager for change. –Niccolò Machiavelli Follow @oxhorn

Posted in General

All Grown-​ups are Kids

Some people resist Christianity because they don’t like being told what to do. This is completely natural and understandable. It is true that Christianity lists wrongs and rights, presenting some behaviors as better than others, so naturally, those who practice

Posted in Essays, Faith, General

God and Aliens

I’ve often been exacerbated by people’s stubborn assertion that alien life must be out there. With no evidence of aliens, any belief in aliens therefore cannot be scientific and must be faith. My movie The Invisible Pink Unicorn and my

Posted in Essays, Faith, Film, General, Science

Oxhorn at Dragon*Con

I was invited to Dragon*Con 2010 by the fine folks in charge of the MMO Track. After a long flight where I slept a lot because I forgot to download a new book onto my Kindle, I arrived Thursday night,

Posted in Essays, Gaming, General, Oxhorn News

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