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Monthly Archives: January 2007

Virtual Temple Event, Open Chat at BHCC

Soren Ferlinghetti has IMed to let me know that they’re having another great event at the Virtual Temple: 5 p.m. slt on Feb 1. I’d love to post more details here, but theĀ  SL events web page isn’t showing the event, and, given the wednesdayness of this morning, I can’t duck in world to have […]

Micro-Kyoto Protocol, SL Style! — Free Idea Needs A Good Home!

Extropia’s event (see previous post) reminds me of something that’s been floating around on my project list for a few weeks and has already moved to my “give this idea away because I don’t have room for it” list. I’ve talked to one or two people in-world about it, and there appears to be interest, […]

Terrorism, Planetary Destruction

Tee shirt reads: “Somewhere in Texas there’s a village missing an idiot.” BHCC chat participant 24 January 2006 Here are two events I recommend next tuesday, 30 January 2007: 3:30pm slt – Thinkers Discussion: Will the metaverse kill the planet? – Blurbage: “It sure is fun working and playing in cyberspace, and it does not […]

President Hillary Clinton? – BHCC Chat

Wednesday’s topic at the Benicia Hill Community Center: Hillary Clinton has thrown her hat in the ring to be the next president of the United States. How do you feel about her as a politician? Do you think the U.S. is ready to elect a woman president? Come and share your views. [ | | […]

An intro to a Buddhist’s Life

Here’s another great event by way of the tireless Verum Vacirca. Diversity 2007: An intro to a Buddhist’s Life. “Reverend Jishin Shinohara will share about becoming a Buddhist priest and her life since. Q & A afterwards.” (7pm slt) [ | | | – best price, fast delivery | ]

Aki Action Shot

Aki Clutterbuck, mug in hand, leading the Making SL work for the Real World discussion. [ | | | – best price, fast delivery | ]

Religion and Politics in the Middle East

Bieneff’s pick for today’s discussion is Soren Ferlinghetti’s discussion about religion and politics in the Middle East tonight at 5pm slt. From the event listing: “Short introduction to the issues (Jewish-Muslim relations, intra-Jewish interrelations, intra-Muslim relations, Middle East politics in the world context) followed by discussion on what can be done to promote understanding between […]

Are Avatars Mind Children?

At 3:30 today, I’ll be in a meeting. If I weren’t, I have no doubt where I’d be. I’d be at Extropia DaSilva’s event: Thinkers Discussion: Are Avatars Mind Children? at the Nirvana Path Temple. [ | | | – best price, fast delivery | ]

What Makes a Good Novel?

What makes a good novel? What makes it satisfying, meaningful, or engaging? Whether you’re a writer or a reader (or both!), come on by the Benicia Hill Community Center and talk about what it is about the novels you love that make them so great. Benicia Hill Community Center, Wednesday, 8pm SLT. (This topic, by […]

Australian Open In Second Life

I love watching tennis. I don’t know why. It’s just weirdly satisfying. I like to play tennis too, but given the choice between watching world class competitors battle it out on the court and playing my own unimpressive (though enthusiastic) game, I’ll take the spectator role any day. Given my affection for tennis spectatorship, I […]