Anyone who believes in indefinite growth in anything physical, on a physically...– Kenneth E. Boulding
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Her goal is to sell dissatisfaction because liking your body sells nothing.– L’Oréal’s pulled adverts: this ideal of female beauty is an abomination | Tanya Gold P.S. And I also liked one commenter to that article who said: Evolution and natural selection made you exactly as men wanted you. You are perfect as you are. And that’s that.
Slaughterhouse-Five, meanwhile, contains “really, really intense”...– Slaughterhouse-Five banned by US school | guardian.co.uk Just last night I was telling Herr Chaos that this book should be among the books taught at school here. On the backdrop of what the US is doing to dumb-down it’s people, banning this book does not surprise me.
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Limit waste? Good idea! I suggest for a start we stop paying you people your gigantic salaries.
While the study did not directly address the features that gave modern humans a...– Neanderthals were outnumbered by the first modern humans
If the lack of co-operation to fight the scandals continues, secular authorities...– Sex abuse scandals and the secularisation of sin | Massimo Franco Äh, why? Why would that be a negative outcome? Why having a healthy value system and thinking for yourself should be a negative outcome? Or oh oh what shall we do if there is suddenly no decency in the institution that channels God!?...
The singer’s spokeswoman told the Guardian: “There is no more to say...– Morrissey likens Norway attacks to McDonald’s and KFC | guardian.co.uk Well, indeed, what is there to be said on the matter other than what is obvious? P.S. Oh and just when one thinks that the list of idiot comments for the day is done, there’s the obligatory Priest apologises for...
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cjchivers: The long argument over what happened in the final palace act of the Allende years in Chile moved closer to being settled with the release of recent autopsy results. From the Associated Press’s bureau in Santiago: A scientific autopsy has confirmed that Chilean President Salvador Allende…
After the bomb went off — an explosion I felt in my home over a mile away — and...– In Norway, the Past Is a Foreign Country - NYTimes.com
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So much food for thought.
The “failure of multiculturalism” is an article of faith in European...– Anders Behring Breivik had no legitimate grievance | Gavan Titley and Alana Lentin
In court, Amazon would have to painstakingly muster credible legal arguments and...– Amazon’s Scorched-Earth War Against the Rest of Us | Mother Jones
Dotty old Auntie Beeb, for one, went charging off in her bathchair shaking her...– Norway attacks: We can no longer ignore the far-right threat | Matthew Goodwin Quote is from the comments and I generally agree (to both points made) but want to add that even if the polity had their concerns addressed, one will never have a society where everyone is equally content. Take religious...
Ordinary people, simply doing their jobs, and without any particular hostility...– Milgram experiment
The next time someone tells you something is the “least worst...– Americanisms: 50 of your most noted examples
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said: “I strongly welcome the voluntary...– BBC News - Greece aid package boosts stock markets Everybody agrees and nobody does. It’s Europe, man! Oh, and I really like the use of the word “voluntary” by Merkel.
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“Out there it’s India, man,” said one coworker, gesturing at a goat urinating in the street. “We go outside, and when we go back in, we bring India in with us.” (via Tina)
In a war in which the rebels have insisted they fight for freedom, democracy and...– THE GUN by C.J. Chivers
And this, as well. Good night!
And because two is better, here’s one more by Brad, called Buttercup. Stone Gossard on guitar, kids, and Mr. Shawn Smith on vocals. Hear some good tunes for a change. (Sorry about the ads — better adds than no vids)
Oh, how I like it when ze Tube tries to kill videos I have watched 15 years ago on MTV because I live at the wrong location! How the hell is anyone to hear this music otherwise when we do not have MTV now!? Eh? Eh? Anyway. That’s Brad with 20th Century
Weidner cites a new study by Barclays Wealth and Ledbury Research, which found...– Women Are Better At Everything | Disinformation
Dogs were allowed to win tug-of-war games played with a person, over and over...– Why dog trainers will have to change their ways | Science | The Observer
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cjchivers: The brown ridges of Safit, one of the many small villages in Libya’s Nafusa mountains, present mostly a panorama of an impoverished and nearly pastoral life. This is a region of small houses, dirt roads and olive and fig groves under a usually cloudless North African sky. But being only a…