8 Days Later

The Exponent finally published the letter I wrote in response to Oct. 27′s article on evolution versus intelligent design.

For those too lazy to click on those links, the full text of the letter, all 299 words of it, follows.

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Just for the record

In case that last post didn’t confer the idea that I’m a dork, this weekend I will be playing D&D.

I’m not saying, I’m just saying.

That is all.

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Where Angels Fear to Tread

Recently (i.e., two weeks ago), it has come to my attention that [adult swim] has started airing Neon Genesis Evangelion as part of its Thursday night lineup. What does this mean?

That’s a good question. Can a cable channel really be said to “air” a program when there’s no use of the spectrum to transmit data? Wouldn’t “cabling” be the more appropriate term? Or does that carry too much of a telegraph connotation? Never mind the fact that [adult swim] is not a cable channel but rather a programming block, which sort of throws the entire premise of this discussion out the window. Although this is really more of a monologue, as “discussion” implies two or more people are involved, whereas until I post this and get some comments it’s just me talking. Well, writing; this isn’t some crazy podcast.

Read on, as I might eventually return to the topic introduced in the original paragraph, and alluded to by the pun in the title!

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