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Stealing Our Freedom

A little Idle Theory: The One Good of Idle Theory is idle time, or free time. Freedom is free time, and it’s measured in hours. It’s what most working people experience at weekends. And a weekend is an extended Sunday … Continue reading

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Why Smoking Is Wrong

I always have the suspicion – and it’s really only a suspicion – that real objection of the antismokers in Tobacco Control to smoking is an ethical one. But because we have no shared system of ethics, or any accompanying … Continue reading

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The Sad Deficiency of Professor Wolfram Schultz

Chris Snowdon on plans for plain packaging of food: “We should not advertise, propagate or encourage the unnecessary ingestion of calories,” Schultz said at a press conference held on Monday to announce the winners of the 2017 Brain Prize. “There should … Continue reading

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Smoke Radio

I’ve been watching snooker on YouTube. I think the reason I like snooker is that it’s a very Newtonian game of bodies in motion and in collision. It’s all geometry. Although you’d never know it when you hear snooker players … Continue reading

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