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The Lord of the Rings Online: Introducing Ceolrigan

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes

The first MMORPG I ever played was Everquest I. I bought the game at the insistence of some friends when I was living in New Zealand and loaded it onto my PC. I created my character and started killing bees. And more bees. And more bees. It bored the hell out of me. I uninstalled it after a day of playing and gave the game, and my account, to another friend.

T-Mobile must be boycotted

Monday, December 17, 2007

Estimated Reading Time: 1 minutes

Normally, I don’t post more than once a week. However, after reading about T-Mobile’s assault on Net Neutrality on Wired, I had to blog about it. T-Mobile wants to tell you what websites you can visit. We should tell T-Mobile what it can do with its Terms of Service….and take our money elsewhere.

Why Jorn Barger is wrong and the rest of the world is right

Friday, December 7, 2007

Estimated Reading Time: 1 minutes

So, as I was browsing the web for a topic for this week’s blog post, I came across an article in Wired that really caught my eye. In it, the inventor of blogging, Jorn Barger, talks about what blogging should have been instead of what it has become. He seems to be of the impression that blogs should be, essentially, reports of interesting links the blogger has seen recently. Sorry Jorn, but that’s what del.

Fitness full time

Monday, December 3, 2007

Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes

Every day we are inundated with advertisements for Lose Weight Fast diets, exercise regimens, and miracle drugs. Almost all of these products require you to give up a portion of your day to Getting In Shape….or giving up things that you love, like tiramisu. People two hundred years ago didn’t worry about such nonsense. People in other developed nations, like England, France, and New Zealand, don’t worry about it either.

Liberty vs economy: How far can we go?

Monday, November 26, 2007

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

Freedom. Economics. The two are interconnected on a basic level. Neither can exist while the other languishes. This is the basic philosophy of libertarianism or “classical liberalism,” as some put it. Supporters of the Libertarian Party and its relations vary in their interpretation of this philosophy. Some - in fact, from what I have seen, a good many - wish for total absence of government in the field of the economy.

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