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Marcel Gagne
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Attended School of Notorious Ambiguity
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Sally is away doing an overnight birthday party thing with a half dozen other women, and I am home with the boys. Now that they are asleep, the boys, I mean, it's just me, the cats, and the Internet. 
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+Marcel Gagne​ Glad you liked it! I enjoy it, but I drink about a finger. Just kidding about the outcome.
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This is some kind of awesome! I'm thunderstruck!
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+V.T. Eric Layton Ping You dude! That's wicked. \m/
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Not only are there millions of dollars waiting for me out there, but my surname is "Freeth", something I was completely unaware of before today. My parents will be surprised as well.
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its an trap lol ;D
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" More Americans have died from guns in the United States since 1968 than on battlefields of all the wars in American history." 
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Not with that attitude. Enjoy searching for it! I'll give you a hint - Plato is also in the comic.
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Yeah, I know, cats on Roomba are old hat, but I couldn't help myself. This is Poco, one of our two new kittens. He and his sister, Coda (both Balinese), have been jumping on top of, and starting, our Roomba vacuum. This time, Poco hit the button, and stayed on for the ride. 
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On the bright side, and I quote from the article . . . 'evangelicals “can no longer pretend we are a moral majority”, they might instead become a “prophetic minority”.' Or, with any luck, they will fade away into a "pathetic minority". See what I did there?
Would you take advice on politics from a man who believes the end of the world is nigh? The answer for millions of people in the US is yes Last year the Texas pastor John Hagee presided over the ninth annual summit of Christians United fo
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ahem, cough, /clears throat and wipes brow
 
Well... Good morning. ::fans self::

Liberated from the other place, would love to know if there's a source for this quote.
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Yes! Yes! Fold my pages!
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"OK Google" says rain is not expected in Waterloo today, but it's raining right now. What am I supposed to believe?
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throw it on the ground lol ;D
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There's some seriously good porn in the Bible as well. One of my favourites is Ezekiel 23:19-20 where I suggest you look at multiple translations to see how they handle that one . . . for instance, the NET is great for this one. 

"Yet she increased her prostitution, remembering the days of her youth when she engaged in prostitution in the land of Egypt. She lusted after their genitals—as large as those of donkeys, and their seminal emission was as strong as that of stallions."

But I digress . . . I'd be terribly amused to hear of someone opening a legal challenge to have the Bible, the Qu'ran, and/or the Talmud banned as hate speech. There's no question that the content of all these books is/are at times morally corrupt . . . I'm not going to be the one to do it, but I'd buy a case of beer, and cover a few pizzas for myself and a group of friends to watch the proceedings.  
It's not about being uncomfortable. It's about being asked to do something that I think is immoral.
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About as wonderful as being a condescending ass about a differing point of view!

Boy. Aren't we just EDUCATED here, Chuckles? XD
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24 years ago, today, Sally​ Tomasevic married that guy in the picture, who just happens to be me. In the 24 years since this picture was taken, a lot of living has happened, not to mention the arrival of our boys, Sebastian and Tristan. And 24 years later, I still completely adore you, Sally. Happy Anniversary, my Love! Thank you for being a part of my life.
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+John Kerr, as luck would have it, yes, it's the same day Linus sent out his famous email announcing Linux. I even mentioned that coincidence at the beginning of one of my books. 
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Writer and Free Thinker at Large
Introduction
Marcel Gagné is just this guy . . . you know? He's ruggedly handsome, an award-winning author, and the guy responsible for the "Moving to Linux" series of books and the famous (or perhaps infamous) "Cooking With Linux" which ran for ten years in the Linux Journal. 

I've been a regular columnist for LinuxPro Magazine, Ubuntu User, Linux Journal, SysAdmin, and others. I am a public speaker, radio and television personality, and a well known voice in the Linux and open source universe.

I have an insatiable thirst for knowledge with a completely unrealistic desire to know everything. Science and technology are my passions; as such you'll find me unreasonably dedicated to the pursuit of reason (in case you have to ask what 'Free Thinker at Large' means). Oh, and I'm terribly opinionated. Other passions include music, art, food, wine, and the occasional single malt scotch.

I take great pleasure in making fun of your belief system; I sincerely hope you enjoy making fun of mine as well.

I'm also a published science fiction author and editor, a onetime Editor in Chief, a pilot, a Top 40 disc jockey, and I fold a mean origami T-Rex. Coolest of all, I'm a seriously lucky husband to my wife, Sally, and a seriously lucky Dad to my boys, Sebastian and Tristan.
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I'm the author of 6 books, hundreds of articles, a few short stories, and lots more. Two kids keep me hopping and my amazing wife keeps me honest . . . and humble.
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I write words good and people know what it means when I do. You know?
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Alma, Quebec - Chicoutimi, Quebec - London, Ontario - Toronto, Ontario - Drummondville, Quebec
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