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That should have read “somewhat similarly.”
All these pictures are from the book ‘ Microcosmos’, created by Brandon Brill from London. This book includes many scanning electron microscope (SEM) images of insects, human body parts and household items.
“Be it resolved, religion is a force for good in the world”
You may need to set aside the rest of your Saturday to get through this, but here in full is the transcript of the long-anticipated Munk debate between Christopher Hitchens and former prime minister Tony Blair. The motion: “Be it resolved, religion is a force for good in the world”. No prizes for guessing who was arguing for and against.
The debate was hosted last night in Toronto, Canada before an audience of 2,600. Reports suggest that touts were selling tickets for up to five hundred Canadian dollars.
According to post-debate voting on the Munk debate website, Hitchens won the argument against the motion by 68 per cent to 32 per cent. A pre-debate poll showed that 57 per cent were against the motion and 22 per cent were for it — demonstrating, I guess, the impressive debating skills of both men.
CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS: Thank you, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you very much to the Munk family, great philanthropists for making this possible. Seven minutes, ladies and gentlemen, for the foundational argument between religion and philosophy leaves me hardly time to praise my distinguished opponent, in fact I might have to seize a later chance of doing that! Continue reading
Yeah, religion is awesome – it makes stupid people do amazingly stupid things. Thanks, Religion.
Michael Brea, the samurai parricide ‘Ugly Betty’
‘REPENT, REPENT, SINFUL, SINFUL. YOU NEVER ACCEPTED JESUS CHRIST, “THE ACTOR TOLD HIS MOTHER BEFORE KILLING
Madrid .- Michael Brea, one of the most popular actors of the American version of‘Ugly Betty’, he killed his mother with a samurai sword.The Haitian-American was found in a state of shock over the body of his mother, with a Bible in one hand and a samurai sword in the other that it dealt with head injuries. The actor of 31 years killed at his home inNew York. Some neighbors heard: “Repent, repent, sinful, sinful. You never accepted Jesus Christ. “ And they have already recognized the voice as that of Michael Brea.
Michael Brea has shown that, once again, reality is stranger than fiction. The murder of his mother could have, presumably, related to religious fanaticism, by the cries of the residents of Brooklyn actor reached to listen. When police arrived at the home of Michael Brea, it was too late, since the actor’s mother was dead in a pool of blood, deep wounds in the head. Brea was immediately arrested and is expected to receive in the coming hours the respective charges for the crime.
Michael Brea led to a psychiatric hospital to evaluate her mental status. Martial Brea,the young family, was surprised by what happened, but revealed no details of the relationship that the actor had with his mother, said her mind was possessed by some evil force. “Something happened that moved him to do that. The devil got him, “said Martial Brea to People magazine in Spanish. Although Michael has no Brea police or psychiatric history, a conviction may fall more than five years in prison.