Stupidity

Q. Where would you expect to find textual material such as the following? The Life Force, then, with its almost holy purity, is in danger of being inhibited, dampened down and threatened by what amounts to some entirely physical dirt that gains access to that temple of the soul the human body. Whilst in Traditional…

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I’m composing this blog entry from my room in the Maldron Hotel in Smithfield, Dublin. After enduring a variety of bizarre and expensive hotel internet access schemes on this trip, I was pleased to find that Maldron offers “FREE Broadband Connection”. However I’d happily pay extra for a service that actually works. I’m not sure…

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From AFP: The Victorian Aboriginal Education Association said instructing girls on how to play the [didgeridoo] was an extreme cultural indiscretion and has called for the book to be pulped. OK, I can believe that it might be a “cultural indiscretion”, whatever that means. No reason not to do it, of course – and no…

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This is simply sickening: Human Rights Watch has appealed to Saudi Arabia to halt the execution of a woman convicted of witchcraft. […]The illiterate woman was detained by religious police in 2005 and allegedly beaten and forced to fingerprint a confession that she could not read. Among her accusers was a man who alleged she…

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Larry nails big-Ell Libertarians: Libertarians tend to be upper-middle-class professionals. What these Libertard upper-middle-class professionals fail to realize is that their status and wealth is protected by un-Libertarian law and custom (i.e. requiring law degrees and bar examinations; why not let the market decide who should be a lawyer?) The truly wealthy realize they don’t…

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