Juggling phenom Jason Garfield juggles the Chris Bliss routine that has been circulating over the net for the past few weeks with five balls. (For those who want to compare, the Chris Bliss video is here.)
I’ve been listening to Penn Jillette talk about how Bliss is considered an amateur compared to “real” jugglers and after seeing this video I finally understand why. The original video and summary is here on Jason Garfield’s site.
Taking a closer look at the contradictions in the gospels.
For most of my life, I had taken it for granted that Jesus, although certainly not a god, was nevertheless an historical personage – perhaps a magician skilled in hypnosis. To be sure, I knew that some of the world’s greatest scholars had denied his existence. Nevertheless, I had always more or less supposed that it was improbable that so many stories could have sprung up about someone who had never existed. Even in the case of other deities, such as Zeus, Thor, Isis, and Osiris, I had always taken it for granted that they were merely deified human heroes: men and women who lived in the later stages of prehistory – persons whose reputations got better and better the longer the time elapsed after their deaths. Gods, like fine wines, I supposed, improved with age.
About a decade ago, however, I began to reexamine the evidence for the historicity of Jesus. I was astounded at what I didn’t find. In this article, I would like to show how shaky the evidence is regarding the alleged existence of a would-be messiah named Jesus. I now feel it is more reasonable to suppose he never existed.
This person’s cat eats better than most people. (Warning. Annoying midi music and background image that renders the page almost unreadable)
All of these recipes, unless otherwise noted, serve one adult cat.
Re: A Regular
I’ve visited your site everyday now for a good year or so and I’m afraid I
can’t any longer. Regarding your comment the day your wife got her wisdom
teeth out: I must say – I’m shocked and disappointed. I know you are
entitled to your own religious or non-religious beliefs, but I was taken
aback that you would say something so derogatory about the religious beliefs
of so many others, especially with such a popular website.
Just voicing my disappointment.
It’s not my intent to make fun of this letter because it is fairly polite compared to a lot of other mail I receive, (although it’s a bit egocentric to think I would care that I shocked or disappointed someone I have never heard of before) but I do have a question about it. This is a person who was entertained for a year for free by this blog while never once sending me in a link, commenting or contributing in any way whatsoever yet she feels that I have to write opinions that she agrees with? Threatening to stop reading this blog is an empty threat. Blogs don’t get ratings like a radio or tv show. I don’t get paid per reader and the money I receive by google adsense all goes to my host so that I can afford the ever increasing bandwidth. So goodbye up to recently anonymous reader. I have sent you back a refund for your subscription costs as I do with all my dissatisfied readers. The only question I have really is, why is she mad that my wife got her wisdom teeth pulled out?