Category Archives: Humanity

I plan to blame society (and nicotine withdrawal)

Good morning, and here is the news: Alan Johnston has been freed… and here is your replacement button: The missing protestor has been found… or has he? Nick Boles is to receive treatment for cancer… it feels like Christmas has … Continue reading

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Challenge yourself

Watch this, then read this.

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Automated inhumanity

Torboto: The Robot That Tortures People (mirror) Link via neOnbubble.

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‘Mere’ rendition and sheer audacity

Via goatchurch and Peter Gasston: The New Yorker – The General’s Report (by Seymour M. Hersh): Taguba, watching the hearings, was appalled. He believed that Rumsfeld’s testimony was simply not true. “The photographs were available to him – if he … Continue reading

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“Good buyer, prompt payment, kept to himself…”

I’m sure you simply can’t get by without knowing that Cho Seung-Hui not only bought some Walther P22 magazines via this eBay profile (blazers5505), but also a collection of rubber duckies. So far there is no word of the buying … Continue reading

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Stuff to chew on

Old people don’t like it up ‘em vs. young people don’t have it in ‘em.

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This. Lots.

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Things often get a bit sweary over at DK’s blog…

One would be a fool to expect him to handle this subject using language of the delicate variety.

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Bloody darkies

Meet John Lucas Preston. He was born in Britain in 1970 and grew up in Leeds. At the age of 18, he visited Pakistan… and since then he has been battling for his life. On 17 December 1988, while travelling … Continue reading

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Darfur: where are the Clooney-bashers?

Whenever George Clooney or any other celebrity has the temerity to speak out about the Middle East, all sorts of wingnuts crawl out from under their rocks to malign, mock and undermine them (here’s a classic example)… but I’m not … Continue reading

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