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Displaying comments 1 to 50 of 2031Watching Women WantI like this. It feels true. What a great tournament. Also, I almost immediately thought of Leslie Knope, Amy Pohler's brilliant creation for Parks and Recreation. I hadn't thought of it before, but the genius of that character is that she wants beyond the bounds of self-consciousness.putzface_dickman6:14 PM on July 5, 2015MeFi post:
Displaying comments 1 to 50 of 2030Letter to My Son"Slavery is not an indefinable mass of flesh. It is a particular, specific enslaved woman, whose mind is active as your own, whose range of feeling is as vast as your own; who prefers the way the light falls in one particular spot in the woods, who enjoys fishing where the water eddies in a nearby stream, who loves her mother in her own complicated way, thinks her sister talks too loud, has a favorite cousin, a favorite season, who excels at dress-making and knows, inside herself, that she... [more]sallybrown6:15 AM on July 5, 2015Was the American Revolution a mistake?MeFi post:
Displaying comments 1 to 50 of 2028Humans to Mars with current technology, within NASA budgetMaybe we'll see an extension of the plan that involves hollowing out Deimos, turning it into a multi-generational colony ship, taking it to Tau Ceti, and making things really intense.
Or maybe we'll get advances in teleportation that go horribly wrong.
The Great Big Mulp5:58 PM on July 2, 2015