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- The Euthyphro Dilemma – Greatplay.net
- Nice survey of the arguments and counterarguments, in relation to William Lane Craig’s Moral Argument for the existence of God.
(tags: religion william-lane-craig euthypro-dilemma Euthyphro philosophy morality)
- John Stump, composer of Faerie’s Aire and Death Waltz « Lost in the Cloud
- An article about the composer of that spoof piece (with directions like "release the penguins" and "add bicycle").
(tags: music composer funny)
- Web of Beliefs 2012: Complete Edition – Greatplay.net
- Peter Hurford’s summary of his beliefs, which links to a lot of his interesting essays. I should do myself one of these, I reckon.
(tags: religion belief philosophy epistemology science)
- Traffic Waves – YouTube
- If you drive at the average speed of the traffic and leave a gap in front of you, you can alleviate traffic jams, apparently.
(tags: traffic waves cars driving)
- Salsa Dance Etiquette for Leads: How to Avoid Being Blacklisted When Social Dancing | danceclasschallenge
- Also applies to a bunch of other partner dances.
(tags: dancing leading etiquette salsa dance)
- Salsa Dance Etiquette for Follows: How to Avoid Being Blacklisted When Social Dancing | danceclasschallenge
- Much of this is applicable to other partner dances.
(tags: dancing following etiquette salsa)
- Why you shouldn’t believe the Resurrection happened » The Polemical MedicThe Polemical Medic
- A nice summary of some good and bad arguments about the Resurrection.
(tags: religion miracles christianity resurrection philosophy)
- Top 10 Reasons our Kids Leave Church « Marc5Solas
- An American Christian on why they’re losing their youth. Obviously, they’re not going to say "because it’s all lies", but I don’t think an atheist has to support the idea that all de-converts thought very hard about it and left on rational grounds.
(tags: religion christianity de-conversion atheism)
- Kevin and Jo videos
- Jo and Kevin recap a course they did a couple of years ago, which has some of the same material they taught in Cambridge recently, but in a Charleston context.
(tags: dancing charleston lindy)
- Power of Suggestion – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education
- "The amazing influence of unconscious cues is among the most fascinating discoveries of our time—that is, if it’s true." Attempts to replicate some of the classic experiments in psychological priming have failed. Interesting article about the role of reputations in science (as well as about priming).
(tags: priming psychology science)
- hot as fuck: bands | dogpossum.org
- Top tips for bands playing for dancers (and dancers dancing to bands).
(tags: music dancing lindy jazz lindyhop)
- Carsie Blanton’s Baby Can Dance – OFFICIAL VIDEO – YouTube
- Nice song, cool lindy in the video (almost all lead and followed apparently, there’s no choreography apart from one tiny bit) illustrating that it’s not all about the aerials.
(tags: music lindy lindyhop dance)
- European Swing Dance Championships presents: Lindy Hop Bloopers – YouTube
- Alternatively hilarious and terrifying. My favourite is the one where they kick the spotter, I think.
(tags: dancing lindy funny aerials lindyhop)