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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: 100 (60 days since last diary on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 07:07 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 1590 (1 day since last comment on Mon May 25, 2015 at 04:19 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1219

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:

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
Over the last 24 hours I've been trying to fit into my head a statement from the new PM of Greece who said, and I paraphrase, 'I'm going to try to something innovative, to keep my pre-election ...
by Athenian
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 06:05 PM PST with 11 Recommends
I recommend reading the fairly short links and not relying on the quotes if you want the full hilarity of it all. A few days ago I clicked on a Maureen Dowd column in the New York Times, by mistake,
by Athenian
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 04:25 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
We've been told that Plutistan (those worth more than a million) increased its population by one million last year, bringing it to 12 million, with a combined worth of over 50 trillion. To put that ...
by Athenian
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 05:17 PM PDT with 10 Recommends

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