As some of you may or may not have known, my grandpa had been very sick for a very long time. My participation here began to wane as a result, and this morning he passed away. I'm feeling a strange mixture of disbelief, relief, sadness, and closure. I promise I'll be back -- see you guys soon.
My grandpa decided to stop his dialysis treatment, so he is not going to live to see December. When he dies, I am not going to take it very well, so don't expect to see me around much until late 2008/early 2009.
This is my sandbox. Move along.
Can you solve the puzzle? I finally got it after almost an hour.
A friend of mine sent this gem along to me: http://www.rodneyanonymous.com/2008/11/thomas_dewey_thou_art_avenged.html
Here is the excellent video (thanks theaceofclubz): The Difference Between Democrats and Republicans - TED
During the talk he mentioned the surveys made available by him and his team at http://www.YourMorals.org. The site has you register an account (pain-free) so that they can save your demographic data, see how certain participant groups respond across surveys, and, of course, so you can view your survey results at any time. I decided to take several of the surveys, but for now I'll just post my results for the Moral Foundations Questionnaire. I'm curious to see how the VS community is shaped. ... more inside ...