Tag Archives: Politics

The Psychologists

A month or two back somebody emailed me some links to Jordan Peterson, a Canadian professor or psychology. He’s apparently well thought of in conservative circles, for resisting some daft new politically-correct language rules that his university was trying to … Continue reading

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How Did They Manage It?

The morning’s thought today was: How on earth did they manage to get smoking banned in almost every country in the world in the space of barely 10 years? It’s an extraordinary achievement. I think that even North Korea has … Continue reading

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As Above, So Below

I’m currently building models of asteroids. Computer simulation models. The asteroids (or maybe they’re comets) are dirty snowballs made of radioactive dust and ice. The radioactive dust warms the snowballs very slightly, and I’m wondering whether, if the snowballs are … Continue reading

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My Way or the Highway

Caught in passing: …the celebrity signalled her distaste for the preferences and habits of the vast majority of ordinary Britons when asked: “what law would you change if you could?”. Responding, the millionaire vegetarian stated: “I would make smoking illegal and … Continue reading

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The Department for Exiting the EU

I’ve not been following Brexit particularly closely. The way I see it, the British people may want to leave the EU, but the British political class do not want to leave. They’ve been absolutely wedded to the EU for the … Continue reading

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Mirror Images

Via a comment by Smoking Lamp, this report: One of the most notable legal changes in the Czech Republic this year has been a ban on smoking in pubs and restaurants that entered force before the summer. However a new … Continue reading

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Nomads and Settlers

Immigration – or migration – has become a problem in Europe and America in recent years, as millions of people have begun migrating from Africa and the Middle East to Europe, and from South America to North America. And so … Continue reading

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