Monthly Archives: June 2019

Democrats against Dignity

I remember back in 2016 at some point I found Chris Arnade’s twitter feed and that’s one of the things that made me think Trump had a chance of winning the election no matter how sure the media establishment was … Continue reading

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Immigration as Religious Conversion

One of the things that distinguishes American nationalism from most othe modern forms is the pseudo-religious nature of it all. The US Constitution is treated like a holy text, and unchanging and unchangeable font of wisdom that must be read … Continue reading

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Bombs and Things that go Boeing in the Night…

An idle thought just struck me (I should have been looking out). How much of the current push for military conflict with Iran can be traced to Boeing’s financial difficulties since their disastrous 737 Maxie Crashie plane debacle? I seriously … Continue reading

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Hell is Exams…

Polish universities are fixated upon the results of exams to an absolutely terrifying degree. This is partly because the entire system is results (grades, diplomas etc) oriented rather than process (learning as a never-ending process) oriented. This is made worse … Continue reading

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Whole Lot o’ Nuthin’

So, I took the test to see if I could be a member of the facebook thought police (they call it something more benign -nb I detest facebook with the heat of three thousand auto da fe’s). My score was … Continue reading

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