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This is funny if you like Hillary. Otherwise, don't read it.
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That was quite funny. 
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In 1984, I hand lettered and illustrated this poster, which advertised the first Octacon, a game convention in Rock Island, Illinois. This was before Macintosh, so all the lettering and illustration was drawn directly on the poster. It's not even a master; it's the poster itself. The warrior in the center is a Humakti from Glorantha, as you can tell by the Truth and Death runes on his armor.
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Thanks, +Charles Picard 
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I voted. Did you vote?
 
Are you the sort of person who votes for Feng Shui 2 & Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff at the last moment? The ENnies blast door is dropping: 
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There were tough choices for me this year. 
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Any publicity is good publicity, right?
 
In a post from last fall, a creationist slams Grandmother Fish, which apparently has us liberals popping our buttons.
Libs and progs are popping their buttons over “a child’s first book of Evolution”–Grandmother Fish by somebody named Jonathan Tweet. NPR went into ecstasy about it, and the …
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+Jonathan Tweet Luther himself was quite rude in his late years. That does not render inheritors of his legacy brainless. At least in my opinion.

Anyway, this appears to be quite valid:
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The dancing plague made a brief appearance in the "7 icons" 13th Age campaign I was running. Then it reappeared in full in the 13th Age story I wrote of +Greg Stolze. 
As many as 10 dancing epidemics may have occurred before 1518, including a major one that began on Christmas Eve in 1021 in the German village of Kolbigk.
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We can leave your friends behind.
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Now people who pre-order Grandmother Fish can provide their receipts to Macmillan and get bookplates signed by Karen and me to put in their books. Karen and I asked whether we could do something special for our supporters who pre-order copies, and the Macmillan folks set this program up for us. You can order from any site and still qualify. Here’s an image of what the stickers will look like. Karen and I are going to sign each one, and some folks may get stickers or sketches on their bookplates, as well as signatures.

We now have five sites from which you can pre-order a copy of Grandmother Fish.

Pre-order on Amazon:

Pre-order from Barnes & Noble: http://buff.ly/29ZG11p

Pre-order from IndieBound, a community of independent local bookstores: http://buff.ly/29ZFvRh

Pre-order from Wal-Mart: http://buff.ly/29ZGRes

Pre-order from other retailers: http://buff.ly/29ZFrAT

Once you have a receipt, upload a copy of it to this site, along with your address, to get your bookplate:

Upload Receipt Here: http://bit.ly/29t12hb

The more people that pre-order Grandmother Fish, the bigger a splash the book will make in September. Please share this post.
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I'm a feminist because I think that empowering women is the best way for us to create a better future for our world.
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Well, yes and no. The problem of population increase is one of rapid decrese in infant and child mortality coupled with a lagging decrease in fertility. Meaning that women keep getting between 5 & 7 children (not 15) but now they are surviving to a much greater extent and so far the drop in fertility shows no sign of occuring like it usually does.

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With all the scrutiny that Hillary gets, she's careful about what she says. Donald, not so much.
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I didn't see lieing Hillary's name on that chart . she'd went slap off the chart . with all the Lie's she Tell's . 
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On August 13, I'll be on a four-person panel discussing Jesus as part of a moderated dialog. I'm taking the mainstream view, that his existence is a historical fact. Plus I may have time to speculate about Jesus' effect on western civilization. The format of the dialog is meant to produce an informative discussion rather than to be a debate, as a debate often turns into two one-way monologs rather than an actual exchange of ideas.

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Was there a Jesus Christ? If so, what's the evidence? If not, where did Christianity come from? On the question of Jesus, our five atheist panelists take positions from the historical to the mythical. What really happened in the Roman Empire when it gave birth to Christianity?
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I'm an trying to line up someone to tape it.
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David Sloan Wilson gives two great examples of how economists fail to understand humans by assuming that we are abstract utility maximizers.
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I really enjoyed that article. The LotR references didn't hurt. 
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Edited a Wikipedia page in Swedish. Shows that anyone can edit Wikipedia, since I don't speak Swedish.
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Added an external link to a page about an obscure Swedish geologist who worked in the US and, in 1908, built a "flying machine" that worked only as a small model. 
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More data on homicide and race. To parse these data, keep in mind that whites outnumber blacks 6:1 in the general population and 5:1 in the lower age ranges where crime and victimization are both more common.
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creator of Grandmother Fish, the first book to teach evolution to preschoolers.
Introduction
Pro game designer, humanist Sunday school teacher, Burning Man devotee, lifelong evolution fan.

Children's science book
Grandmother Fish. Illustrated by Karen Lewis. In development. Funded on Kickstarter 2013.

Tabletop roleplaying games
13th Age. Co-designer with Rob Heinsoo. 2013.
Omega World. 2002.
D&D 3rd Ed. Lead designer with Monte Cook and Skip Williams. 2000.
Everway. 1995
Over the Edge. With Robin D. Laws. 1992.
Ars Magica. Co-designer with Mark Rein*Hagen
Bragging rights
Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design Hall of Fame. Steven Pinker says Grandmother Fish is "a lovely contribution to scientific literacy."
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owner of Grandmother Fish LLC, game creator
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inventing easy ways to explain complex concepts
Employment
  • Grandmother Fish LLC
    creator, publisher, 2014 - present
    Help me bring to life Grandmother Fish, a book that teaches evolution to toddlers. Raising needed funds on Kickstarter starting in June. See www.grandmotherfish.com.
  • self
    free lancer, 2013 - 2014
    13th Age, etc.
  • Amazon.com
    Senior game designer, 2011 - 2013
    Living Classics Facebook game
  • Wizards of the Coast
    Game designer, 1993 - 2008
    Everway, D&D 3rd Ed, miniatures games
  • Real Networks/GameHouse
    Game designer, 2009 - 2010
    Collapse! on Facebook, UNO Boost on Facebook
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Charles Darwin’s tragic error: Hitler, evolution, racism and the Holocaust
www.salon.com

The evolution theorist couldn't have known that people like Hitler would exploit his ideas in such horrifying ways

Atheism starts its megachurch: Is it a religion now?
www.salon.com

The non-religious Assembly is perhaps the fastest growing church in the world -- and it's coming to a mall near you

BURNER MAP. A printable map of your pals on the playa.
burnermap.com

Tracking down friends in Black Rock City used to be harder than cleaning playa dust out of gold-sequined booty shorts. Now you can share you

What happened to Orson Scott Card?
www.salon.com

For loyal science fiction fans, the author's slow descent into poisonous politics has been nothing short of tragic

Storybricks
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Click a brick and play!

ABC 27 covers the story of the zombie Mohammed court case
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local news coverage of ABC27 on the trial of Talaag E. The judge a self professed Muslim is irate and ignores the police officer and the wit

:roblog:: what gandalf might say, high as he might (be)
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ah but brother paflas, my old liege and blue lord, it waren't my birthday (which is in late feb, days before dr. j's)--just the day weed bec

Romney campaign post-mortem -
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There are some good ones floating around for both campaigns, but this one from CBS is a great, succinct rundown of what went wrong for Romne

Game It Forward - Tringo
www.indiegogo.com

Top game professionals and inspiring nonprofits designed a world-changing game. Help us make Tringo a reality so people can support charitie

The New Map
robheinsoo.blogspot.com

The top-right piece in the photo above is the map for 13th Age, captured during a rare moment of sun in Seattle. I'm overjoyed to have the m

Inside George Zimmerman's world
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When a crime wave struck a gated community, says Chris Francescani at Reuters, one resident took a stand — and found himself at the center o

:roblog:: wow indeed howdy
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took steph's class this morning; she kicked my ass. conf. call with UN re: drought campaign: they loved muh shit. muh pøme selected for

Incredible Whale Encounter - Mother Gray Whale Lifts Her Calf Out of the...
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Join the movement and view more stunning ocean content at http://oneworldoneocean.org -- A mother gray whale lifted up her calf, seemingly t

Rob Heinsoo: Team-Up
robheinsoo.blogspot.com

Jonathan Tweet and I became friends through Lee Gold's Alarums & Excursions fanzine. Actually we became friends when he started writ

It's the global zeitgeist - putative.com
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We've all been waiting for the Sacred Wolf (while at the same time, our hearts go out to the angel over Iran):

Alain de Botton: Atheism 2.0
www.ted.com

What aspects of religion should atheists (respectfully) adopt? Alain de Botton suggests a "religion for atheists" -- call it Atheism 2.0 --

The Year of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion
www.roblightner.com

I think I'm moderately well-read, yet I've never read any Didion. I kept hearing how terrific The Year of Magical Thinking was, pick

:roblog:: change was only the beginning
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i had the pleasure of collaborating with filmmaker maria cabardo on her upcoming documentary about jeffrey jones. more at the karass massive

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