Lori Gilliland's Blog – December 2008 Archive (4)

Copyright laws and blogging?

I have been blogging for years and I am not sure what the diffence is between posting a link and "fair use." I thought that was what I doing? I have never claimed to have written anything I have not.

Anyone out there know what fair use means?

An email I received.

As a humanist (and I count myself among those ranks) you should know better than to blatantly steal intellectual property – one of the tenets of the UN Declaration of Human Rights.

Copying… Continue

Added by Lori Gilliland on December 15, 2008 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

President George W. Bush

W said in an interview that the Bible is "probably not" literally true.

I'm not surprised, but I find it hilarious the religious right were "stunned" LOL
Anyone with a thinking brain knows the Republicans used them to gain power, but did little for them once they took over. Silly people

Added by Lori Gilliland on December 11, 2008 at 1:02pm — 4 Comments

Office Christmas Party

For some reason we are having our office Christmas party mid-January. It would be nice if they called it a New Years party. I wish all Christmas parties would become New Years Parties instead. I am not alone in this I am sure.

Supposedly attending a company sponsored Christmas party is up to the employee. But, is it really? No! Peer pressure forces one and all to celebrate Christmas whether they like it or not. It's not good for your career if you don't play along.

I have… Continue

Added by Lori Gilliland on December 10, 2008 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Jewel of Medina

I was lucky, and was able to go see author Sherry Jones who wrote the controversial book "The Jewel of Medina". She spoke at Carroll College in Helena, the 4th of December.

Sherry is a Novelist, journalist and once was an Independent Record Reporter, and a Montanan.

The publishing company Random House, self censored themselves and dropped plans for printing Jones' book because they were told “The Jewel of Medina” would offend Muslims and could “incite acts of violence by a… Continue

Added by Lori Gilliland on December 9, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments



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