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Forum: Diavlog comments 07-18-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,946
Posted By ed fielding
Re: Science Saturday: Grand Theories

Point of Johnís well taken: If itís not reductionist it isnít science.
ĎReductionistí has been a dirty word in my lexicon since 1966 or í67 when I used it to characterize the dominant ideas in the...
Forum: Diavlog comments 02-14-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,855
Posted By ed fielding
Re: Science Saturday: Darwin the Rock/ Star

Rich and satisfying brain food.
And touching upon some issues that have intrigued me for a long time.

The bacterial Gaia. Sonea and Panniset in A New Bacteriology (1980; trans. 1983) wrote of a...
Forum: Diavlog comments 12-16-2008, 12:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,162
Posted By ed fielding
Re: How To Remember The Six Million

Rich and wonderful.
Avraham is a model of thoughtful humanity. May he live long and prosper; the more so, his thinking.
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-19-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,458
Posted By ed fielding
Re: Toward a Reality-Based GOP

A demilitarized zone: Long may it wave!
Agree with all the foregoing on the engaging nature of the pairing and the conversation, and the weakness of Conorís assertion of media bias.
The American...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-15-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 31,390
Posted By ed fielding
Re: Please Make It Stop!

Interesting, yíknow? I myself can recall no reference to peace or love during the campaign. Sure and certainly they were implicit in a variety of positions and promises; but the only explicit...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-15-2008, 03:46 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 31,390
Posted By ed fielding
Re: The Age of Obama

Wrote before I read the comments expecting the same sour souls to be at their muddying; but then I read and behold: No trolls! A miracle!
This is the time of miracles and wonders. And none too soon....
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-14-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 31,390
Posted By ed fielding
Re: The Age of Obama

http://bloggingheads.tv/diavlogs/15831?in=20:45&out=21:20

Yeahh: Glenn hits it.
Transforming institutions toward mutuality and grace. Progressing toward a shared Humanity. Common respect toward...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-07-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 48,035
Posted By ed fielding
Re: Obama Wins!

As things wind down here I just gotta say: Itís a great irretrievable pity that the thread following such a fine and lovely diavlog got sideswiped, highjacked, and trashed by a few knuckleheaded...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-06-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 48,035
Posted By ed fielding
Re: say goodbye to the hope of small gov, self reliance, decency, ...

Further proof were it needed that civics is no longer taught properly in our schools.
Steve, itís called citizenship, and has been the ideal this country has pursued since its founding. Under the...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-05-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 48,035
Posted By ed fielding
Re: say goodbye to the hope of small gov, self reliance, decency, ...

Geez.
Did you miss entirely the leitmotif of the Obama campaign? That we must all take responsibility, we must all compromise our sense of entitlement to purely personal advantage for the sake of...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-05-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 48,035
Posted By ed fielding
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-05-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 48,035
Posted By ed fielding
Strong and Passionate

Great choice for post-Election morning
As Iíve written before these guys give strong and passionate voice to a high level of humane intelligence.

Lovely the way Glenn began with his monitory...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-04-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,206
Posted By ed fielding
Re: Bob's second comments monovlog

Point of fact Bob, youíre not that far off legitimate standup. I got a fair number of guffaws from this M-v. Not gonna dingk to them because itís either buggy tonight or my underdeveloped dingking...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-03-2008, 11:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,615
Posted By ed fielding
Re: Bill Ayers is Here to Stay

I suppose itís my masochism that I bother reading such troll-like comments; but please KS check out Beachfrontís link to Hitchens on Khalidi. Iím sure your bile knows no bounds, but you could choose...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-03-2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,615
Posted By ed fielding
Re: The Bloggingheads Election

BeachóReally great link (re Khalidi).
Thanks.
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-03-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,615
Posted By ed fielding
Re: The Bloggingheads Election

You guysóhot!
Remarkably despite your perceptions as stated, it was pretty coherent; which is not to say not scary.
We can hope that at least a little bit itís Bobís superstition speaking, hoping...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-01-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 39,009
Posted By ed fielding
Re: Science Saturday: Dreaming of an Artificial Intelligence

Cool!
Whatta treat.

I like Eliezer. I like his grasp of his data. I can get past the smug confidence of his Ďsuperior intelligenceí, because heís still humane, if verging on superciliousness. He...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-30-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 35,819
Posted By ed fielding
Re: In Another Universe

Byronís got a real gift for giving voice to the lizard brain.

Smooth as slime.

Nice try, Bob; but youíre just too nice a guy (to do him justice).
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-18-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,962
Posted By ed fielding
Re: Science Saturday: Tribes and Prejudices

You post-pro guys!
Hey, the sound in general could use some informed attention, certny for us hearing-deficient sort.

Great diavlog. What bhtv is all about. Solid and deeply humane.
Probably...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-17-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 38,563
Posted By ed fielding
Re: The Week in Blog: The Elusive Plumbers' Vote

I like Bill, but I canít listen to Amanda. Once she started (early on) talking about the horror of wealth redistribution, I remembered how repulsive I found her in her prior appearance where she had...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-16-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,766
Posted By ed fielding
Re: Bob's comments monovlog

Yeah, Bob. Free frumbs up.
Youíre fine, just arguing wif yersef.

Iíve said before, doní t mind saying it again or any other time. Bhtv is an admirably honorable instituion, allowing we Small...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-03-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 37,105
Posted By ed fielding
Re: Hip-Hop Revolution

V cool.
& yes, encore, please.
Two capacious and gracious minds exploring differences and surprises. It sure canít hurt, and is one of the best things bhtv can do for all of us.
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-01-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,095
Posted By ed fielding
Re: The Sadness of Conservatism

Oh well, if I grit my teeth and hold my gorge, and squint, I can enjoy seeing Jonahí bluffing bluster tempered by whining and groveling.
And then there can be genuine entertainment in witnessing it,...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-01-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,095
Posted By ed fielding
Re: The Sadness of Conservatism

Donít think I can listen to Jonah for any length of time any more, even knowing Peter will slice and dice him.

But Jonah, this is for you:
The final two paragraphs of a WSJ story, a narrative of...
Forum: Diavlog comments 09-26-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,445
Posted By ed fielding
Re: mostly meta

[QUOTE=ed fielding;92207]Bill and Conn are in behavioral rut.

I expect it was noticed I omitted an article there, you know, the a between Ďiní and Ďbeh...í

Maybe it would explain that...
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