Monthly Archives: April 2012

An excellent article on climate change and groupthink. Watts Up With That? In groupthink, organizations value consensus more than free thought. The emphasis on consensus leads to group polarization, in which a group’s positions become more extreme than any individual … Continue reading

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An excellent allegory for our times.

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Originally posted on self evident truths:
Chen Guangcheng, a man much braver than I’d likely be, has apparently taken sanctuary in the American embassy in Beijing. Chen has been pursuing legal means to get the Chinese dictatorship to stop forcing…

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Originally posted on Asylum Watch:
It’s Sunday and today’s poem by The Bard of Murdock is of the all time favorites from his archives. It was originally published on March 26, 2011. **************************** I Am the Very Model of a…

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Let us be Fair, Peaceful and Healthy.

Fairness is good, unfairness is bad. Peace is good, war is bad. ‘Tis better to be rich and healthy than sick and poor. Having brought us courageously from the dark and into The Light, President Obama is also leading us … Continue reading

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I have posted a comment on a wall in my office. Doing so took most of my enthusiasm,but I did it.

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Originally posted on Charles Rowley's Blog:
In September 2005, blind  lawyer, Chen Guangcheng, is arrested by the Chinese government. His alleged crime is helping to mount a legal challenge over policies designed to force Chinese women into abortions in conformity with the…

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Originally posted on The Neosecularist:
Now might be the best opportunity available to become an anti-American terrorist, if you listen to anything the Arianna Nation (HuffPost) has to say on the matter of prisoner “torture” and enhanced interrogation techniques, which…

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Government and the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal.

Douglas Adams’ Ravenous Bugblatter Beast is a beacon lighting the way for government. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy clarifies much that would otherwise remain puzzling to sentient beings. With the explanations it provides, even carbon-based, bipedal ape-descended life forms … Continue reading

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More North Korean Threats. Next verse same as the first.

Why? Is North Korea serious or is she polishing her tarnished begging bowl yet again? The perception that North Korea is “almost ready” to conduct another nuclear test “soon” has been voiced since before the abortive missile test on Friday … Continue reading

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