Boanerges
  • Canada

Boanerges's Friends

  • DiBi
  • Outside Myself
  • Sage Hunter
  • Johnny Robish
  • QuattoSpeaks
  • Julie Johnson
  • John Manchester
  • nanatehay
  • Ben Sen
  • Allan Strong
  • Maui Surfer
  • Alysa Salzberg
  • Kelley
  • Robin Sneed
  • Jeff L. Howe
 

Boanerges's Page

New Comments

Tom Cordle commented on Boanerges's blog post A Plague Upon Our House
"I was reluctant to make that crack because it denigrated Neanderthals. By the way, I've read that the Neanderthal brain was actually physically larger than that of Homo Sapiens. That might tell you something right there."
Jan 22
Boanerges commented on koshersalaami's blog post In case you still think the Wall is about immigration
"@JT: Someone much smarter than I (and I wish I could give due credit) once said, "A man has a right to decide a woman's rights over her own body about the time he has his first period." I've never had a reason to doubt that."
Jan 22
Boanerges commented on koshersalaami's blog post In case you still think the Wall is about immigration
"At the risk of throwing gasoline on the fire, this isn't the first time that school's students have apparently been involved in outrageous, racist…"
Jan 21
moki ikom commented on Boanerges's blog post A Plague Upon Our House
"Sons of Rage would be prepared to be on their own anytime, especially after a nuke exchange in the northern hemisphere when far northern latitudes will certainly be warmer than they are today once the long winter after a full-blown nuclear war…"
Jan 21
Boanerges commented on Ron Powell's blog post Single Sentence on the State of the Planet
"Only thing I'd add is that the Earth will survive us."
Jan 21
Boanerges liked Ron Powell's blog post Single Sentence on the State of the Planet
Jan 21
Boanerges commented on Boanerges's blog post A Plague Upon Our House
"@JT: Not going to give away any spoilers, old friend. But as an example, Homo Sapiens' approach to warfare is contrasted with that of the Neanderthals, whose worst war ever killed fewer than 800 -- and that was considered such a calamity steps…"
Jan 21
older/exasperated liked Boanerges's blog post A Plague Upon Our House
Jan 21
Ron Powell commented on Boanerges's blog post A Plague Upon Our House
""We are raping the world, he and I agreed, and there are far too many of us, just for starters. The term "vermin” occurred." http://oursalon.ning.com/profiles/blogs/single-sentence-on-the-state-of-the-planet Glad to know that…"
Jan 20
Anna Herrington commented on Boanerges's blog post A Plague Upon Our House
"For those non-African, yep, there's definitely interbreeding results, with Denisovan humans, too - but there's a lot of back and forth over how much interbreeding, whether the Neanderthal sperm was compatible with modern humans, questions…"
Jan 20
Tom Cordle liked Boanerges's blog post A Plague Upon Our House
Jan 20
Tom Cordle commented on Boanerges's blog post A Plague Upon Our House
"According to geneticists, Neanderthals are still very much with us: "The proportion of Neanderthal-inherited genetic material is about 1 to 4 percent [later refined to 1.5 to 2.1 percent]. It is suggested that 20 percent of Neanderthal DNA…"
Jan 20
moki ikom commented on Boanerges's blog post A Plague Upon Our House
"Wholly applicable and desirable were one is caught in such a crisis in "the lower forty-eight":  - ...  if there's a huge nuclear bomb headed our way, may we be in an area that is vaporized rather than be the poor…"
Jan 20
Anna Herrington commented on Boanerges's blog post A Plague Upon Our House
"...and to be fair, interbreeding doesn't mean the females were necessarily happy or voluntarily cooperative about it..."
Jan 20
Anna Herrington commented on Boanerges's blog post A Plague Upon Our House
"True. Didn't mean to ignore that aspect.  I met some in laws recently I hadn't met before who had brow ridges that had me staring... and they apparently are, as is my husband, freakishly strong ; )"
Jan 20
koshersalaami commented on Boanerges's blog post A Plague Upon Our House
"Though of course there was a certain amount of interbreeding between the two groups and many of us have some Neanderthal ancestry. "
Jan 20

Boanerges's Blog

The Most Canadian Film Clip You'll See This Winter

Posted on January 29, 2019 at 8:18am 0 Comments

Let's see:

  • 75-car pile-up on a Montreal-area highway;
  • people with too much time on their hands;
  • icy road conditions.

Only one solution.

GAME ON!

https://twitter.com/CBC/status/1089695251957194752

A Plague Upon Our House

Posted on January 20, 2019 at 4:09pm 11 Comments

I recently finished Robert Sawyer’s trilogy The Neanderthal Parallax, and it left me thinking. (For those who don’t know me, that’s seldom a good idea.)

The premise of the series is that worlds collide, metaphorically speaking: A universe where Neanderthals survived while Homo Sapiens did not encounters the one we know.  It allows Sawyer a broad sweep in exploring what our species has become, and it isn’t pretty.

But, predictably, it ends on an up-note, as much sci-fi does. A…

Continue

In Defence of the Alt.Right

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 2:35pm 6 Comments

I got nuthin'

One Man: 'My Best Boy'

Posted on November 11, 2018 at 6:30am 8 Comments

A captain when he died, George Dundas's gravemarker in Daours, France, reads:

METHODIST

LOCAL PREACHER.

UNIVERSITY STUDENT, TORONTO 

MY BEST…

Continue

Comment Wall (3 comments)

You need to be a member of Our Salon to add comments!

At 6:53am on November 27, 2012, Harp said…

I wasn't sure how to tell you about my response to your Open Call.   So I left it here.   

At 8:30am on September 18, 2012, Xenonlit said…

Hi Boa! I am happy to see you here and on my friends list. It looks like OS has an alternative.  

At 9:38pm on September 12, 2012, David McClain said…

Bo, my friend, it is so good to see you in here with the rest of us from OS. You add class to whatever site you join and I am happy to be on your friend's list.

 
 
 

NEW BLOG POSTS

Not To Be Sacrilegious . . .

Posted by J.P. Hart on February 17, 2019 at 2:00pm 7 Comments

Defrocked

Posted by M. C. Sears on February 17, 2019 at 10:02am 2 Comments

Day Two: The Show Goes On

Posted by Robert B. James on February 17, 2019 at 8:24am 3 Comments

Two Sundays

Posted by Robert B. James on February 16, 2019 at 8:00am 0 Comments

WOW {poem}

Posted by J.P. Hart on February 16, 2019 at 4:00am 4 Comments

Bell Bottom Blues

Posted by Robert B. James on February 15, 2019 at 8:30am 3 Comments

© 2019   Created by lorianne.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service