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RUOK Day

A thought In much the same way the Christmas Holiday period seems to be a trigger for increased suicides, what about the compounding effect RUOK day has on someone who feels alone, hears repeated prompting about “asking someone if they are … Continue reading

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Twitter Holiday

A few weeks ago I stopped using Twitter. Cold Turkey. I don’t think I’ve quit, just taking a sabbatical. I’ll go back sometime, but not just yet. I’ve had a twitter account for quite a while, but like a lot … Continue reading

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Tax the bludgers

This is an easy one. People on welfare are not trapped in a poverty cycle *because* of welfare. Welfare is not the foot on their head holding them under the water. Welfare is the thing that is helping them to … Continue reading

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The Medical Research Fund

Don’t get me wrong, offering funding for research into science is always a good thing as far as I’m concerned. In this case, I question the motives and larger implications. In particular, it is not helpful to offer “the largest … Continue reading

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Pixels made flesh

Yup, I’ve been pretty disillusioned for a while now, and there’s a lot in this post that really helps to explain what’s been going on in my own head lately.

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Competence – Incompetence

This is an article I found many many moons ago, and in my line of work I’ve found it seems to help explain a lot of the things I see people do… “Unskilled and Unaware of it – competence-incompetence.pdf” As … Continue reading

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Logical Fallacies

Enough said… https://yourlogicalfallacyis.com

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