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"In dreams begin responsibilities"
Ten years ago, this was what I was blogging about ... Why don't people get excited about freedom? I'm not talking about the people who used to risk everything going over the Berlin Wall to freedom, or those Cubans who in a bid for freedom brave shark-infest...
Ten years ago, this was what I was blogging about... Why don't people get excited about freedom? I'm not talking about the people who used to risk everything going over the Berlin Wall to freedom, or those Cubans who in a bid for freedom brave shark-infested seas on inner tubes .
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Quote of the Day: 'On this premise, it’s wrong to even consider something like a gender change...'
"According to most conventional or traditional approaches to morality, you must accept yourself as God or Nature made you. On this premise, it’s wrong to even consider something like a gender change, even if it were even easier to attain than it currently i...
"According to most conventional or traditional approaches to morality, you must accept yourself as God or Nature made you. On this premise, it's wrong to even consider something like a gender change, even if it were even easier to attain than it currently is. "I reject this premise, ...
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10YearsAgo: Free trade makes strange bedfellows
Somebody reminded me over the weekend that I've been blogging for over ten years now -- which is sort of sad, and also sort of an achievement.  The strange thing in all that time is that while names and faces change, the arguments are often the same old arg...
Somebody reminded me over the weekend that I've been blogging for over ten years now -- which is sort of sad, and also sort of an achievement. The strange thing in all that time is that while names and faces change, the arguments are often the same old arguments. Consider this post from out of ...
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Quote of the Day: On the right to privacy ...
"Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say." - Edward Snowden, from the article ' In One Quote, Snowden Just Destroyed...
"Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say." - Edward Snowden, from the article 'In One Quote, Snowden Just Destroyed the Biggest Myth About Privacy' ...
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What the hell is a "social bond"?
A bond is a debt instrument. An IOU. Companies issue bonds to fund long-term plans that bond-buyers can get behind. The bonds usually have a pre-determined life span, are paid back at maturity out of the profits of the project, and interest is paid for out ...
A bond is a debt instrument. An IOU. Companies issue bonds to fund long-term plans that bond-buyers can get behind. The bonds usually have a pre-determined life span, are paid back at maturity out of the profits of the project, and interest is paid for out of the company's cash flow.
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Thought for a Sunday ...
[Hat tip Greg Davis & For the New Intellectuals ]
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News from CERN: "It is time for new physics!"
These are exciting times for physics, Today, CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) started delivering physics data for the first time in 27 months . After an almost two year shutdown and several months re-commissioning, the LHC is now providing collisions to a...
The "unprecedented energy" of 13 TeraElecton Volts is almost double that ever previously achieved, allowing heavy particles to be slammed together in the massive cyclotron at speeds only a whisker under the speed of light -- still understood to be the maximum possible velocity in this universe ...
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Talking intellectual property
It's long and it's not perfect, but this interview with occasional NOT PC guest poster Dale Halling is a fascinating ramble around some of the thornier and least understood elements of patent law, copyright and the validity of intellectual property -- the k...
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Come and protest the rates rises!
You may have noticed that rates in Auckland are going up, up, up -- and then up some more. You may not have known there will be a public meeting to oppose  the  rates increases ... AUCKLAND RATES MEETING JUNE 10 Grey Lynn resident Ray Calver is part of a gr...
You may have noticed that rates in Auckland are going up, up, up -- and then up some more. You may not have known there will be a public meeting to oppose the rates increases ... AUCKLAND RATES MEETING JUNE 10. Grey Lynn resident Ray Calver is part of a group of concerned ratepayers organising ...
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When Will Climate Scientists Say They Were Wrong?
Guest post by  Patrick J. Michaels Day after day, year after year, the hole that climate scientists have buried themselves in gets deeper and deeper. The longer that they wait to admit their overheated forecasts were wrong, the more they are going to harm a...
Guest post by Patrick J. Michaels Day after day, year after year, the hole that climate scientists have buried themselves in gets deeper and deeper. The longer that they wait to admit their overheated forecasts were wrong, the more they are going to harm all of science.
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#10YearsAgo : Planners Still Hate Suburbs
Somebody reminded me over the weekend that I've now been blogging for over ten years now -- which is sort of sad, and also sort of an achievement. The strange thing in all that time is that while names and faces change, the arguments are often the same old ...
Somebody reminded me over the weekend that I've now been blogging for over ten years now -- which is sort of sad, and also sort of an achievement. The strange thing in all that time is that while names and faces change, the arguments are often the same old arguments. Consider this post from out ...
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Friday morning ramble
Who owns your life...you or the state? Seales
'can't choose time of death'  – STUFF More regulatory barriers to disruptive technologies. Diplomat's dinner on Uber menu  – NZ
HERALD It doesn’t matter that Bill English can’t find surplus? Think again. Why G...
Who owns your life...you or the state? Seales 'can't choose time of death' – STUFF More regulatory barriers to disruptive technologies. Diplomat's dinner on Uber menu – NZ HERALD It doesn't matter that Bill English can't find surplus? Think again. Why Government Deficits and Debt Do Matter ...
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