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Totally Out Of Control

I was reading yesterday that: Release of 1000 gigatonnes of carbon would prevent an ice age for 130,000 years. If anthropogenic carbon release were 5000 gigatonnes or more, glaciation will be avoided for at least half a million years. As … Continue reading

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No Fun

A comment by Walt set me thinking late last night: In terms of time, the worst are the workplace bans–8 hrs a day. I quit adbiz before they came in but couldn’t have worked there (written, thought, gone thru boring … Continue reading

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Things Are Starting To Happen Very, Very Fast

I think that things are going to start to happen very fast now. Very, very fast. Nothing much has been happening for the past 10 years. It’s been a period of stasis, with a mounting overburden of laws ensuring that … Continue reading

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Downtrodden Smokers Will Revolt One Day

A comment left here by slugbop yesterday: I live in a social housing unit with 120 other people. They play Bingo every Thursday night. They used to smoke in the community hall until that was prohibited. Since then they have … Continue reading

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The Spirit Of Revolt

With first Brexit, and now Trump, I have the sense that a spirit of revolt is spreading across the West. I’m looking forward to seeing a bushfire of similar revolts spreading across Europe. Revolts against authority, revolts against top-down control, … Continue reading

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A Spirit Of Revolution

First Brexit. Then Trump. A spirit of revolution is sweeping the world. The Ancien Regime is being toppled everywhere. A particularly fine example of the old order: SMOKERS who light up near hospitals will face fines of up to £1,000 … Continue reading

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