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Emerging from the Twilight Zone

In case the younger readers think otherwise – no, I do NOT mean the fairy vampires. Normal transmission will resume shortly. Do not adjust your screen.

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So I’m specieist. Sue me.

You probably haven’t heard about the Bosnian girl who was filmed throwing puppies into a river recently. Or maybe you have – the video went viral, and was picked up by the mainstream media, to the usual accompaniment of tabloidesque … Continue reading

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LDP press release #5

Greens are economic vandals

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Perverse incentives

While watching the World Cup, and pondering the phenomenon of ‘diving’, I came to the realisation that soccer, among other sports*, has contradictory imperatives embedded in its rules. Theoretically, soccer is a non-contact sport. However it involves a contest for … Continue reading

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My lovely pile 2

First uni put a big dent in my reading-for-pleasure time, and currently the exam period is keeping me from posting much, so I thought I’d show you what I’ve been saving up for the break. A couple I’ve been meaning … Continue reading

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Hemp-tastic!

This is a very good development. I hope it presages a seachange in Australia’s attitude towards the incredibly useful (and yet maligned) cannabis plant.

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Oh, hello. Have you been standing there this whole time?

If you’re reading this post, it’s because I’m not dead. It also means I have survived organising a wedding, getting married, and a mini-honeymoon, during which I could not blog. You know the saying, “if you want something done, give … Continue reading

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To all my loyal readers

All three of you, that is. Sorry for having not posted anything recently. I couldn’t concentrate long enough to write because I’ve been worrying about not getting a university offer. Thankfully, I have finally been accepted into UNSW to do … Continue reading

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Spam eater bites off more than it should chew

I idly checked the spam filter today, and saw a comment by Mark Hill from 10 days ago stuck in there (and 1,489 ads for meds). Sorry Mark! I have now un-spammed your comment on the Cuban thread, and it … Continue reading

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Now there’s a shocker

BREAKING NEWS: Teenagers have sex despite what they tell their parents and pastors. The sad part of this is, because of the milieu in which the virginity pledge is made, when they inevitably fail to keep it, they also fail … Continue reading

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