15% of people inexplicably weird

Rather depressingly: Fifty-six per cent of the public agree that “the greatest victims of discrimination in Britain these days are often ordinary white men” Now, this is obviously false, and anyone who believes it is either deluded, moronic or both. If you're a selfish white male, however, it's at least rational to express the belief … Continue reading 15% of people inexplicably weird

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-11-15

I've been feeling thoroughly ill all day... but am delighted to note that, unlike @robbrydon, I don't now have to go and talk to C Moyles # RT @olibeale If I was James Earl Jones i'd walk aroung all day singing "I'm James Earl Jones and I like it" to the tune of "I kissed … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-11-15

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-11-08

is now departing Chhatrapati Shivaji International on Jet Airways (India) Powered by Lufthansa - http://myskystatus.com/ # Comment WIN: "Melanie Phillips would accuse her husband of anti-semitism if he didn't do the dishes on time" http://bit.ly/1j1DHn # RT @dontgetfooled Monbiot on the crucial, oft-misunderstood, distinction between being a skeptic and being a sucker: http://bit.ly/f79s5 # New … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-11-08

Imaginary, err I mean intellectual, property

This is a fine comment: “I own a sofa. I can arrange the cushions on it in any pattern I like; if I couldn’t it would reduce my rights to my property. I also own a hard disk, and I can arrange the magnetic alignments on it in any pattern I like; if I couldn’t … Continue reading Imaginary, err I mean intellectual, property

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-11-01

A good piece on sensible-debate versus actual-politics from Andrew R, based on real science: http://bit.ly/14vR5W # Remote nowhere was excellent, incidentally. All foreign phone roaming disabled, so absolutely no outside-worldery impinging on anything. # Not a huge J Carr fan, but he's right here (and funny) and his critics are idiots: http://bit.ly/3PlBgp # S Fry … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-11-01