Belfast Telegraph: Isn’t it contradictory to ascribe human-based rights to animals? Surely it is absurd to apply a purely human concept to an animal who has no hope of ever understanding such a thing? Zaki Nahaboo, London Not at all. Anyone who ascribes rights to babies or humans with intellectual disabilities must be willing to […]
Seed: Girl Shortage Could Cause Rise in Crime: The authors assert that over the next 20 years, in parts of China and India, there will be a 12 to 15 percent excess of young menâ€”men who will have to remain single in societies that also place a high value on marriage. Because women will be […]
Guardian Unlimited Technology | Technology | Andrew Brown: on how much we divulge to Google & co : Every time you use an internet search engine, your inquiry is stored in a huge database. Would you like such personal information to become public knowledge? Yet for thousands of AOL customers, that nightmare has just become […]
Activist’s remark starts FBI probe – Yahoo! News: “I told him, `How could you possible think this is a terroristic threat? Don’t you have something more to worry about?’” Bensman said. “He said: ‘We have to investigate everything.’” —— you are a terrorist until they prove you are not to their own satisfaction:)
YouTube – Meet Alfred – The Belgian Penguin Man: Meet Alfred – The Belgian Penguin Man —– well… you see… the thing is… that while this penguin man is perhaps a bit extreme…. his beliefs about ‘becoming’ and ‘enacting’ are the central beliefs of careerists in modernity. I have a ton of friends that have […]
Mutiny as passengers refuse to fly until Asians are removed | the Daily Mail: Monarch said last night: “The captain was concerned about the security surrounding the two gentlemen on the aircraft and the decision was taken to remove them from the flight for further security checks. “The two passengers offloaded from the flight were […]
Wondermark by David Malki ! – 220: In which a Plan comes together: —— its about how many millions you can inconvenience. why? because if you inconvenience them, then they will remember why they are inconvenienced. ‘for their safety’ against … someone. Great cartoon.
The One Man Advertising Campaign: 10 Reasons Gay Marriage is Wrong: 10 Reasons Gay Marriage is Wrong 01. Being gay is not natural….. ——– oh… that’s just the start of a concept. this really is worth reading.
The Dumbing Down of America: This dumbing down of the people continues to this day. The average level of literacy of adult Americans in the 2003 Adult Literacy Survey of the U.S. Department of Education was exactly the same as in 1992. That may sound not too bad –at least there was no decline. Yet […]
IST Results – Do ICTs improve our lives?: The projectâ€™s final report reveals that many of the assumptions about ICTs and their advantages or disadvantages are not entirely accurate. We assume, for example, that computer skills improve our chances to find a new job, with an estimate of 60 percent of existing jobs and 90 […]