Tag Archives: Experts

Fooled Again

Fooled again. Last night I turned off all my computers, and physically disconnected them from both the electricity main and the telephone line. I pulled the plugs out of the wall. I didn’t want to pull dead microprocessor chips out … Continue reading

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Ashtray Math

I don’t trust “experts”. I like to work things out for myself. The” experts” might not be experts at all, or they might be wrong, or they might be lying. And anyway, how do you tell if someone is an … Continue reading

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An Exemplary Century

I came across this on Facebook: It was the very first line that I noticed. I think there was pretty much the same life expectancy in the UK, where male life expectancy is now 79 years. That’s a 75% increase … Continue reading

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The Cult of Expertise

Telegraph Columnist Charles Moore in The Game Is Up For Climate Change Believers: The origins of warmism lie in a cocktail of ideas which includes anti-industrial nature worship, post-colonial guilt, a post-Enlightenment belief in scientists as a new priesthood of … Continue reading

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Your Experience Doesn’t Matter

I was trying to think today whether I’d ever seen smoking do anyone any harm. It certainly doesn’t seem to have done me any harm. I’m on zero medication these days (aside from whisky and cigarettes). Pretty much the only … Continue reading

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