Youth Chian Poetry Contest Winner

Posted by on 2013-08-16T03:14:08+00:00 in Refractions

Youth Chian Poetry Contest Winner

The winner of the 2943 Youth Chian Poetry Contest is a young man by the name of midk2000 currently schooling on Reisse, in the Rhetor system! Congratulations to all the entrants, every one was a winner, except this one which was more of a winner than the other ones. MIDK’s entry reminded us of the ancient history before interstellar travel, when explorers traveled the oceans of their home planet. Congratulations MIDK, your parents are being granted a three year...

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And We’re Back!

Posted by on 2011-10-10T03:14:02+00:00 in Refractions

And We’re Back!

Due to eddies in the space-time continuum, we have been unable to communicate with Terran-based tithers for a short while. His Wholliness the Vice Pope is pleased to announce that we are once again accepting tithes. It should be noted that all Chians are now expected to retrospectively respect the unexpected. A Gallybagger Tithe Adjuster will be contacting you shortly.

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From The Mouths Of Babes

Posted by on 2001-08-16T03:14:28+00:00 in Refractions

From The Mouths Of Babes

Once a wise Chian wished to placate his child. “You can become anything you want, child. A president, a businessman, a Gallybagger. You can even race starships through the Ellis System”, he said. “Are these things Possible?”, asked the child. “Anything is Possible” replied the adherent. “You can’t bite your own butt”, spake the child. At this, the Chian became Embrightened.

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On This Day in History

Posted by on 1980-12-09T03:14:00+00:00 in Refractions

On This Day in History

As we look back on the Highly Improbable events of 2910, most notably the Vanduul attack on the 42nd Squadron, it is important to remember our humble beginnings. Centuries ago, space was considered too Wholly and too dangerous for mankind, full of Improbability and Abundant Bad Times. With this in mind, nine hundred years ago today on December 9th, 2010, despite several manned flights having been made previously, a fledgling cargo hauler named SpaceX saw fit to launch a...

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Journal Entry #37

Posted by on 1976-08-16T03:14:44+00:00 in Refractions

Journal Entry #37

Thoughts of the Brain are experienced by us as arrangements and rearrangements – change – in a physical universe; but in fact it is really information and information-processing which we substantialize. We do not merely see its thoughts as objects, but rather as the movement, or, more precisely, the placement of objects: how they become linked to o­ne another. But we cannot read the patterns of arrangement; we cannot extract the information in it – i.e....

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