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December 20, 2004

What's better than Tivo?

BitTorrents! Why should I pay cable a million dollars and STILL have to watch advertisements?! Instead of kicking off all the torrent sites, they should accept the competition and COMPETE. Make the service better than the free stuff, and I'll pay for it. That shouldn't be hard, considering no file you DL is going to be as good quality and you can't watch it on you're TV (unless you have video out on your comp, which most ppl don't). Corporate America sickens me. The fact that multi-billion dollar corporations have more power and rights than individuals (who are supposed to be the gov't) makes me want to scream.


December 11, 2004

Jonathan Magbie

What has our gov't come to when we're killing quadriplegic people in jail and arresting special ed students for marijuana. Give me a break. Why aren't we arresting the violent people?? You know, those folks with GUNS??

riot police

Oh, nevermind, those are the good guys....


Meteor Shower

I love meteor showers. Unfortunately, I live in Seattle, and here's what the weather looks like this week:

Today Sun Mon Tue
sky: scattered thunderstorms


High: 50°
Low: 37°
sky: scattered thunderstorms

PM Showers

High: 48°
Low: 40°
sky: showers


High: 48°
Low: 43°
sky: showers


High: 48°
Low: 39°

well fuck.


December 08, 2004

Abstinence-Only Programs

So we're lying to our children now because we think somehow that'll keep them from having sex? Does anyone REMEMBER being a teenager? This propaganda doesn't work. A teen wants sex for all the same reasons everyone else does, and so what? If they're gonna do it (which they are) the best we can hope for is they don't get a deadly STD. Telling them condoms don't work is just gonna keep them from bothering with condoms. Sure, I suppose scaring them away from sex is deadly might help, but why does that threat change when you're suddenly older? You turn 20 and suddenly the danger is past?? You marry someone and suddenly they're blessed by god to be immune to any disease? It's okay to be pregnant at 18 but not at 17? What happens when the scared children grow up (which they will)? Won't they still be scared? Waiting till marriage these days is not necessary. Humans are sexual beings, and after puberty, humans WILL be sexual. With the protection and birth control that is available, shouldn't we educate our kids to be safe throughout their life, however they choose to live it?