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Half and half. Born in the States, living in Europe, retaining some faith in the American and European experiments and now excited by the Arab Awakening. Science and technology are our real hopes.

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Diaries published: 103 (3 days since last diary on Sun May 31, 2015 at 06:46 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 1602 (3 days since last comment on Sun May 31, 2015 at 03:01 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1258

Total Comment Ratings: 919

Most Recommended Diary: Cairo! 'Massive' doesn't do it justice., 158 comments, 222 recommends

People Following Athenian: 29

Athenian's Most Recent Diaries:

Finally someone is gathering the information necessary to the debate about police killings and it is not the Federal government. The Washington Post has an excellent article "Fatal police shootings ...
by Athenian
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun May 31, 2015 at 06:46 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
We are blocking your access until you end mass surveillance laws You have conducted mass surveillance of everyone illegally and are now on record for trying to enact those programs into law. You ...
by Athenian
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 05:34 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Oh my! Apparently an actual living person actually said this on the record, anonymously of course: Instead of the Jews, it's the hedge fund managers I was following the link from the Bernie ...
by Athenian
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 05:14 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
We all remember those first words spoken by an astronaut on the surface of Mars: "That's one small step fo- HOLY SHIT LOOK OUT IT'S GOT SOME KIND OF DRILL! Get back to the ... [unintelligible] ... [...
by Athenian
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 07:07 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Brady Kiesling (former US diplomat who resigned in opposition to the Iraq war and the lies of the Bush administration) posted a seemingly innocuous graph from an official website with the comment:
by Athenian
Comment Count 46 comments on Sat Mar 21, 2015 at 07:33 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
As the finance ministers of the Eurozone gather for a crucial meeting on the future of Greece, thousands of citizens are braving freezing temperatures (yes, it's been snowing in Athens too) to show ...
by Athenian
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 10:34 AM PST with 10 Recommends

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