Today is May4th, which in some circles is Geek Pride day. As a self-identified geek, today is a day to let one’s geek flag fly.
See also: Star Wars Manamana.
Also also: the best Star Wars party ever.
Many of my grad school friends recently defended or will soon defend. I am very grateful that wrestling a snake will not be part of their defenses (and wasn’t part of mine – the experience was stressful/exhilarating enough!)
One of the things I geek out about is science, specifically because there’s crazy beauty everywhere, which is why this is my favorite xkcd.
Jon Acuff writes on this very thought in a recent Stuff Christians Like, and I agree with him. When my family lived in Kenya, we’d often remark to each other that God must have a fantastic sense of humor because Figure 1: warthog.
Lastly, geek pride has a new anthem in the form of the Guild video I’m the One That’s Cool. Yes. This will be stuck in your head.