10x10: an interesting Flash of the news.
Love this kottke quote from David Brooks:
If you want to understand why Democrats keep losing elections, just listen to some coastal and university town liberals talk about how conformist and intolerant people in Red America are. It makes you wonder: why is it that people who are completely closed-minded talk endlessly about how open-minded they are?
Philosophical break-up lines (via BoingBoing). And, therefrom, Causes of deaths of philosophers eg: Augustine: Hippo. What's your favorite?
And three from AskMeFi and then I'm really done:
Who are the Most Overrated Stars in ShowBiz?
A good counseling advice thread (some nice things going on in here)
Best MeFi thread for conservatives EVER: Why did you vote for Bush?