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Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.

Don't take me too seriously.

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Non fui, fui, non sum, non curo


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OftenBen  ·  7 hours ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, what does your bookshelf look like?

Gets even better.

Cant say anything for fear of spoilers.

OftenBen  ·  1 day ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 16, 2019

My ultra-marathon/ trail running uncle considers that a rite of passage. I do believe he framed his next to his first marathon medal.

OftenBen  ·  1 day ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, what does your bookshelf look like?

It's just stuff boss.

OftenBen  ·  1 day ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, what does your bookshelf look like?

YES.

Dude the latest one is finally finished after like years and years of waiting. Im hoping its published in time for Christmas.

OftenBen  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Cargo ship owned by JPMorgan Chase seized by US with 20 tons of cocaine

If we accept that we live in an oligarchy then it makes sense to begin to hold the oligarchs accountable instead of the puppet politicians.

OftenBen  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Cargo ship owned by JPMorgan Chase seized by US with 20 tons of cocaine

It sort of is, sort of isn't.

You and I both know that cartel money, blood money, has been laundered by these bastards in the past.

And I am certain that shipments like this one move all over the world daily.

I'm sure that there's nobody sitting on a board going "let's move more cocaine this month y'all."

Simultaneously, you can't just say that they bear* no responsibility for how their property is used.

I also don't do cocaine and don't do business with JP Morgan Chase already. So I'm completely unaffected.

OftenBen  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The NBA, Chinese Repression, Hong Kong Protests and Lessons in American Liberty

I mean LeBron James is basically a spokesman for Winnie the Pooh now.

OftenBen  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, what does your bookshelf look like?

Andromeda Strain is one of my annual rereads.

I like to do that and The Hot Zone back-to-back right at the beginning of Summer.

OftenBen  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, what does your bookshelf look like?

My guest bedroom holds my Sci-Fi collection. Some stuff from childhood in there too.

I only buy books that I am likely to reread.

Authors include

Steve Alten

Bradbury

Jim Butcher

Alan Campbell

Orson Scott Card

Crichton

Colfer

Frank Herbert (And Herbert Jr.'s fan fiction)

Brian Jacques

Dean Koontz

Tolkien

Lovecraft

And more.

I'm not usually the one to bust this out.

But.

ACAB.

OftenBen  ·  6 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: U.S. Launch of ICBM (Intercontinental Ballistic Missile) - LGM 30 Minuteman

When I saw this title posted originally I sincerely thought that Trump had launched a missile.

OftenBen  ·  7 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Applewood’s Rambling Creature Feature Reviews - Evolution (2001)

I can't argue any point you make about the movie technically or artistically. I agree with most of them.

I can however say that I unashamedly LOVE this movie. I first saw it in fifth or sixth grade and it's been one of my favorite sick day movies ever since.