OutlawGirl's Blog – October 2009 Archive (5)

How about a little Halloween movie?

If you watched cable during the late 80s and 90s you might remember this little gem of television programming called Mystery Science Theater 3000. If not that's even better! I love sharing my cult TV obsessions with the uninitiated. :) This movie has an extra groan factor just for us atheists: it's all about witches and witch burnings, demons and even includes that public domain favorite "Amazing Grace."



Episode summary from… Continue

Added by OutlawGirl on October 29, 2009 at 1:00am — 3 Comments

More Poetry

This one is by me (Stephanie Sargent), like my Transitional Haikus.



Untitled



Imagine insignificance,

fathomless night penetrated here ad there

by ghostly dots of light,

snowflakes on an empty asphalt parking lot

thinly spread by winter's first weak gasp,

across

vast black spaces beyond measure,

from their… Continue

Added by OutlawGirl on October 26, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Um... Douglas Adams was an atheist

Found this while crusing that kookie "Rapture Ready" (or should I say RAPTURE READY!?) site:



Introduction



In 1978, a science fiction radio series aired on BBC called “The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy”. Created by Douglas Adams, it went on to become a spin-off TV series, comics, various books, and even a movie. One of the repeated themes in the various incarnations of “The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy” is that a "simple answer" is asked of a computer called “Deep…
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Added by OutlawGirl on October 21, 2009 at 11:52pm — 3 Comments

A Poem about Natural Selection

By Alan Shapiro

Natural Selection

proceeds by chance
and necessity

becomes nonrandom
through randomness

builds complexity
from simplicity

nurtures consciousness
unconsciously

evolves purposelessly
creatures who demand

purpose
and discover

natural selection

Added by OutlawGirl on October 21, 2009 at 1:15am — 3 Comments

Transitional Fossil Haikus

Tiktaalik roseae
voyaged from an ancient sea,
dried his scales on land.

Dimetrodon sails
with warm-blooded synapsids
masts cast to the sun.

Added by OutlawGirl on October 15, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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