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Diaries published: 32 (1363 days since last diary on Fri Aug 12, 2011 at 05:43 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 557 (882 days since last comment on Tue Dec 04, 2012 at 07:50 PM PST)

Diary frequency: often

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Total Recommends: 2302

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Most Recommended Diary: Deepak Chopra vs. Quantum Mechanics, 916 comments, 522 recommends

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BluePlatypus's Most Recent Diaries:

The Nordic countries (Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Finland) have long served as models for worldly progressives everywhere. They're indisputably some the most left-leaning of the developed, ...
by BluePlatypus
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri Aug 12, 2011 at 05:43 AM PDT with 83 Recommends
As an American-Swedish dual citizen, I was on vacation in Sweden, having just returned from a trip over to Finland, when the news of the bombing and massacre in neighboring Norway broke. It affected ...
by BluePlatypus
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Jul 26, 2011 at 12:09 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
Today (Thursday) President Obama intends to give a speech on US ...
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Comment Count 16 comments on Thu May 19, 2011 at 03:11 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Dear Michael Moore: I read your diary . While I can't claim to be any kind of official representative of ...
by BluePlatypus
Comment Count 425 comments on Fri Dec 17, 2010 at 04:03 PM PST with 307 Recommends
The opposition to science doesn't seem to know any party bounds. On the right, global-warming skepticism is the rule,
by BluePlatypus
Comment Count 916 comments on Fri Nov 13, 2009 at 04:48 AM PST with 522 Recommends
A lot of folks get skeptical when they read about a new technological innovation that's promising to save the world or whatever. I can sympathize with that - it's the goal of every start-up out ...
by BluePlatypus
Comment Count 241 comments on Mon Nov 02, 2009 at 07:32 AM PST with 386 Recommends

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