[00:03]Chances are you might choose the path taken by Spike
[00:05]for its college football sitcom Blue Mountain State, which
[00:10]is to make it as offensive as possible and pray someone is
[00:13]foolish enough to raise an attention-grabbing fuss.
[00:18]In a frenzy of bidding that many in the auction industry
[00:22]called unprecedented, a gallon of gas fetched a record
[00:26]price today at the legendary auction house Sotheby's.
[00:33]This challenge to the wartime nylon shortage, with drives
[00:36]for old nylon, should mean that many of the 200 million
[00:40]pairs of nylon hose made during the past three years will be
[00:44]converted into parachute cloth, tapes and harness, glider tow
[00:49]ropes, other military goods.
[00:54]You see, it's like asking why the sun can't chill for a
[00:58]while, why the moon doesn't heat the earth, why snakes
[01:01]don't fly or why fish don't gallop across the plains.
[01:08]Agca served a 19-year sentence in an Italian prison for
[01:13]shooting the pope, and earlier this month was released
[01:16]from a Turkish jail where he served a 10-year sentence for
[01:19]killing a Turkish journalist in 1979.
[01:25]Science has long had an uneasy relationship with other
[01:29]aspects of culture. Think of Gallileo's 17th-century trial
[01:34]for his rebelling belief before the Catholic Church or poet
[01:38]William Blake's harsh remarks against the mechanistic
[01:40]worldview of Isaac Newton.
[01:46]Now, since the foregoing sentence will make
[01:49]conservatives' heads explode, here is a final point likely to
[01:53]drive liberals to distraction: from Guantánamo to … antiterror
[02:00]tactics, Barack Obama is a lot more like George W. Bush
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