Archive for March, 2009

New Blog for School

My Pop Culture class has me run a blog to answer assignments with, and communicate with classmates etc.

If yer interested its here: http://popcultureassignment.wordpress.com/

Like my Comparative Religion blog it’ll probably be closed down at the end of the term. Oddly I’m considering reviving the Religion blog.

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An update before bed

Thank God, I got an extension on that damned database class that was killing me. The idea of having to take that stupid repetitive technical class again makes me sick to my stomach. I cannot bear it.

A went through a hard time today. I couldn’t be there for her the way i wanted to today because of schoool but i tried my hardest. I love her to death i hate when bad things happen to her.

L is in videogame land. This happens. She’ll poke her head out eventually. I’ve determined through my nagging that tehre are no real problems, she’s just enjoying her games I think. I usally get nervous when she gets hooked on games cause sometimes its a coping mechanism when she’s having a hard time. But other times she just gets hooked into a game and doesn’t want to let go.

I’m feeling a bit better about dad. We had a family talk thingy today, and we all agreed on a basic course of action to improve how we do things and what we can do to keep dad from getting real low again. I love him to death, i don’t want him to be so depressed about his life. It sucks I know, but I want to work to make the best of it.

I got annoyed last night at copyright law. I am for artists and publishers getting the money they deserve. However when I discovered that the classic novel 1984 is public domain in most of the world, yet would not become so here in the U.S. until 2044, I got annoyed. It just doesn’t seem fair really.

The book is a masterpiece, is over half a century old, avaliable for free to over half the world, its author long dead, its initial publishers long dead etc. Why is this book bound up in the hands of  people that had nothing to do with its production?

As i understand it the book was initially published in Australia, where it is now public domain. If it is Public domain in the country where it originated, why in the world does some american company have exclusive rights to profit from it?

I believe in copyright in theory. I think the way it is applied here in the States is ridiculous.

BEST FUCKING FAMILY GUY EVER

*passes out*

Evilutionists

Those atheistic scientific bastards

Feeding the poor, curing the sick, providing the conveniences of modern life

A pox on them!

(For those from my class who may be checking my personal blog, this was done in sarcasm, I don’t hate atheists. In fact my best friend, L, is an atheist)

12:43 AM

Hmm…. that’d be 4:43 where most of you are.

Stayed up late working on assignment. Did not complete. Will finish tomorrow. Half dead.

Dad got home from the hospital today. Yesterday he went in due to chest pains and they kept him overnight. He’s stable and feeling better. They are ordering some outpatient tests and we will see what’s going on here soon.

I’m listening to aeonblue by subatomicglue and loving it.

I’m still drafting “A Christian’s Defense of the Theory of Evolution”. I think I have a decent idea, but I’m making some tough decisions on where i want to go with it, and where i want to direct my arguments. I realize that this blog is about my ranting, but I’m so very very pumped up about it. I am not sure why but I really want this one to turn out well. I guess I’m writing it more as a paper than as a blog post, but i will of course post it here.

Um, L. came out of her WoW shell the last couple days to do some schoolwork. I’m glad she’s still studying. She may have an opportunity to do something awesome here, depending on if they take her. I’m not exactly sure what it is or how it works, but I am incredibly hopeful it works out for her.

A. has been down lately. She is in need of some cyber hugging and a cup of tea.She’s been getting some horrible shit for who she is, and she’s got some medical issues on top of it all.

I played a little guitar hero earlier, and I’ve had a good streak. I beat several songs on hard today, when i’ve been having so much trouble with them before.

Oh, Found my DS, under the chair in the living room, crushed, broken up. If it wasn’t so damned expensive (and annoying to replace), it’d be sorta cool. The screen has an interesting fractal like break (no L, not a TRUE fractal, just…. branchy). I can also see some of the guts inside.

I guess its just an excuse to buy the DSi when I get my loan.

I end two classes Sunday, and begin two more on Monday. Then after six weeks i get a week off. I shall spend it sleeping i suspect. That or….. something….or other. Who knows how my life will play out.

I’ve noticed i write more when I don’t think about writing.

I’m gonna pull out my guitar here, and work out some of the rust. I’ve not played it for a few months, I hope I havn’t lost too much.

I gotta remember to finish the database and the powerpoint by Sunday night. VERY important.

meh.

Sleepy time.

I….FUCKIN…..DID….IT!

Look on the riiiight, look on the riiiight

Oh, yeah…

Important posts… and….stuff…. coming soon… ramblings…. damn hypocrisy etc.

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