Author Archives: Mr. Wilson

Are we Atheist just being unreasonable?

I watched and enjoyed the recent exchange between Matt Dillahunty of Atheist Experience, Non Prophets and Unholy Trinity Tour fame, and Christian apologist Matt Slick on the Bible Thumping Wing Nut Show. The discussion, which can be viewed here, is … Continue reading

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The 7 Degrees of Crony Capitalism

“I favor capitalism, not crony capitalism” is a common refrain I hear among conservatives or the type of mainstream libertarians whose idea of a free society is simply the current system minus the welfare state, when pushed. This is the … Continue reading

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Why Vet Bills are so Expensive and What to Do About it (Part 2 Of 2)

The following is the second part of my two part piece on high veterinary bills. Part one is available here. In this installment I look some of the more common proposed solutions to the problem of expensive pet care and … Continue reading

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Why Vet Bills are so Expensive and What to Do About it (Part 1 Of 2)

I have written multiple articles about the joys, trial and tribulations of being a pet owner. My latest such experience comes from a recent trip to the veterinarian and having the subsequent realization that each trip to the vet ends … Continue reading

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Bands in Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson’s Illuminatus Trilogy

I recently read the Illuminatus! Trilogy by Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson. I found it a bizarre yet highly enjoyable work of fiction, complete with contradictory multilevel conspiracies, over the top sex scenes, real historical figures, quadruple agents, fun … Continue reading

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Embryos in a Fridge: A question for pro-lifers

Here is a hypothetical situation presented to me a while back, that I figured I thought to be a good conversation starter.  This goes out to the pro-lifers out there especially prohibitionist anti-choice, pro-lifers (I figure a distinction should be … Continue reading

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The Keystone Pipeline is Big Government

Recently, approval for the completion of the fourth phase of the controversial XL Keystone Pipeline was put to a vote in the Senate but was fell one yes vote short of winning.  All the Republicans in the Senate voted for … Continue reading

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