Monthly Archives: December 2012

Continued

A continuation of last week's dialogue. [...] Matthew: Likewise, it will be the damnation that's bad, not the life. Simplicio: So you think a good life outweighs damnation? Matthew: No, just like you don't believe an otherwise good life outweighs … Continue reading

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It's official

The circumcision act is in yesterday's Bundesgesetzblatt (the federal official journal), which means it's now in force and circumcision is again unambiguously legal in Germany. I guess there will be some unsuccessful court challenges, but basically it's over. Here's an … Continue reading

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In divided roles

Matthew, whom we know as a member of the  St. Hypotheticus drinking and nerdery club, is talking with a college friend. Simplicio: So Matt, when are you coming out atheist? Matthew:  Huh? Simplicio: Come on, you don't really believe in … Continue reading

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Glooooooooooooooria in excelsis deeo!

So I kind of expected the committee to take its time, relegated the question to the back of my mind, forgot to follow the parliamentary calendar - and dropped the ball on reporting the main event. The Bundestag passed the … Continue reading

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More on the uselessness of sex ed

Update: Yvain, who unlike me knows what he's talking about, takes a somewhat more nuanced position and I infest his combox. This is basically a response to a comment that got so long I made it a post. In my last … Continue reading

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