Author Archives: The Fatalist Marksman

Non Vocati

I don’t know if it’s just my generation, or just my sub-population within my generation, or if this has been going on for a long time and with more people than I realize… but folks like me have a lot … Continue reading

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Etched In Tone

As modern society has become more and more reliant on the written word as a means of primary communication (e.g. text messaging, e-mail, online news, and this blog), we have, out of necessity, altered our expectations for these media. Don’t … Continue reading

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Truth in Spectacles and Speculation in Tentacles

Warning: there are plot spoilers for the movie “Prometheus” in this post, below the awesome drawing I did of Sigourney Weaver facing off with an alien à la “Alien 3.” But until that image, you’re safe.  And if you want … Continue reading

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Finding Common Ground

A friend of mine who is a longtime reader of my blog* pointed me to a very interesting article, published not long after my last post on perceptions of stupidity, on Why Smart People Deny Climate Change.  In it, the … Continue reading

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I’m Right and You’re Stupid

I read an article a few days ago discussing a recent Gallup poll conducted last month. The poll asked Americans whether they believed that humans developed over millions of years with G-d’s help, that humans developed over millions of years independent … Continue reading

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Drawings!!!

One thing is certain: my blog shall have pictures. This might seem like a terrible idea, because I am a terrible illustrator and a terrible photographer.  But, while I’m honestly not the most avid blog-reader, I have to admit that … Continue reading

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The Fatalist Marksman

I made a decision to take my writing more seriously, in effort to forge some kind of career out of it. Not knowing exactly what kind of writing I might want to do for a living, nor having any clear … Continue reading

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