Dead weight: A NASA guy

Dead weight
: A NASA guy tells that we can and should take a journey to the nearest star, which would take at least 43 years and necessitate breeding the next generation of space cadets on board since the trip (and return) would take longer than a life

Landis has even suggested sending out crews consisting only of women to save on weight, replacing men with frozen sperm to ensure reproduction later down the line.

Like I didn’t feel useless already.

His church
: Andrew Sullivan has a personal, honest, painful, and wise post today on his fears for his church:

…It seems to me that something far more profound is happening to the Church than its leaders now recognize. This is big. The horror any decent person should feel at the brutal exploitation of children in the Church