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Self-Induced Social Isolation and Self-Stigma

I’d like to continue where I left off last night, thinking about an antismoking blog post about “Why campaigns that stigmatize smokers can make them want to quit even less”. One of the other things I noticed about this article was … Continue reading

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Surprising Things I Came Across Today

H/T Juliette Tworsey for this photo of David Bowie taken last friday: He looks in good shape, even though there’s something a bit uncanny about this image. The enormous left foot, for one thing. Elsewhere on Rush Limbaugh: The Hillary … Continue reading

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Stella Morabito on Sandy Rios

Yesterday I discovered Stella Morabito on the Daily Caller. Interested in what she had to say in the video, I listened to her talking with Sandy Rios, and started to transcribe it. I probably transcribed about half of it fairly accurately, … Continue reading

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Losing Cultural Unity

Telegraph (my added emphases): Tony Blair has admitted his government made a “mistake” by failing to do enough to ensure that devolution of powers to Scotland did not undermine the United Kingdom’s national identity. The former Prime Minister insisted that he … Continue reading

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Global Social Disintegration

Lots of thought-provoking comments today. Nika set me thinking: I recently 100% reverse-ostracized all of my friends and family (including my only daughter and grandson) when the last one went Smoke Nazi…. This was the most intelligent and sane thing … Continue reading

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Ed Miliband’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

I had to laugh. I think the Labour party may have been having a conference this week, and this seems to be what Ed Miliband had to say: Welcome to Ed Miliband’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The speech that may … Continue reading

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A New Public Health Time Bomb

Guess what it is this time. Smoking? Alcohol? Diet? Nope, none of them. It’s unemployed youth: Young people who are not in employment or education in Britain are “a public health time bomb waiting to explode,” the World Health Organisation … Continue reading

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