Philadelphia Eagles (3-0) def. Detroit Lions (2-1), 30-13
But I didn’t watch much because, instead, I was piling word by carefully
chosen word through a summary of the last chapter from The Order of Things
for class tomorrow night. I’ll post it in the extended entry area since I
wouldn’t want to misrepresent this as a
academic blog exactly. Not yet. Plus, the summary is
terminologically hip-boots marshy; it gets by on borrowed terms, awkwardly
jumbled, squishy. But it’ll do the trick, I think, and I was just so
Fouc-ing relieved to be at the end of The Order of Things that a bit of
disorderliness was due. Seriously, though, I hope we will sort out whether
F.’s rhetoric as epistemic tags him as a sophist (au wisdom) or a skeptic
(au infinite regress)…or neither. Both?
When I clicked on the slogan
generator this morning, it brought up "Too Orangey For Braddock
Essays." A’right! However, I’d never heard the slogan.
Found it gets play in this fun advertisement (mpg,
4.2mb) for Kia-ora. Is it orange soda?
Eating baked potatoes for tonight’s meal when Andy
Rooney came on the tube. I haven’t watched 60 Minutes in a long
time, and tonight, having caught only the end, it was 5 Minutes.
The guru crabster was carrying on about disingenuous efforts to mobilize the
votary public. Get out and vote campaigns, he grumbled, are a crock; they
stir disinterested, uninformed dummies, rustle the lethargic from civic
slumber…. Like-always Rooney. Pure crust. But then he
I’d be willing to bet that it’s the dumbest people among us who are least
likely to vote too, and that’s fine with me. I don’t want anyone dumber than I
If you’re a new citizen, wait another four years until you understand
English well enough to know what the candidates are talking about before you
Way to go, CBS. How completely asinine does it have to be before you
relieve his crotchety-ness from making a total, hateful fool of himself?
At once I felt a tinge of pity because he’s so confused and a wave of
shock because he spoke in such unapologetic and irrevocable seriousness to hundreds of thousands of viewers saying, insomanywords, that non-English speakers, despite U.S. citizenship, ought to learn English before voting.