Category Archives: Douglas Adams

Might the Planet Earth have her own Krikkit (Islamist) Colonies?


Is Islamism our own Planet Krikkit? Can it be dealt with in similar fashion but with even better results than in Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy? Islamists need to be left alone and in peace to kill each other. Others prefer to live in peace without … Continue reading

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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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Enlightened self-interest and international relations


In theory, it may beat commonly praised alternatives. But to what extent can we rely on it in practice? Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell (1872 – 1970) was a British mathematician and philosopher. He wrote prolifically in both disciplines … Continue reading

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Religion, Presidential Politics and Morality, Part I


Religion has political components and politics has religious components. Attorney General Holder once called for an “honest discussion” of race, apparently having in mind instead a dishonest one way communication about White “racism.” That hasn’t turned out well. I would … Continue reading

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Higher education? Higher than what?


It’s not what it’s cracked up to be and often it’s not about learning. This article by Clayton Cramer, published by Pajamas Media on May 24th, suggests some of the problems with higher education. It also reveals others which seem … Continue reading

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Channeling Some Dead White Males


First published on BlogCritics 5 April 2006 I have long been a great fan of Bertrand Russell (1872 – 1970) and (albeit not for quite so long) of Douglas N. Adams (1952 – 2001). By today’s standards, neither could reasonably … Continue reading

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