How to be a denialist Martin McKee, an epidemiologist at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine who also studies denial, has identified six tactics that all denialist movements use. “I’m not suggesting there is a manual somewhere, but one can see these elements, to varying degrees, in many settings,” he says (The European [...]
Archive for May, 2010
You know, if the Yellowstone supervolcano let go tomorrow, the first statement out of the Fraser Institute would be that the market will take care of the problem.
Antimatter for the dilithium crystals, piping hot.
Yesterday at the mall, I watched with goggling eyes as a super hot Asian woman in her early twenties wearing a floaty black dress strode by. I noticed that she was wearing something sheer, and as I watched her bum disappear into the SaveOn, I realized that my inability to see so much as a [...]
CAKE SMASH. CAKE SMAAAAASH! A coworker’s child.
Hypocrasy – billions and billions served
One of my coworkers is back home in Pakistan, right now. His country is suffering from sectarian violence, and I wish it wouldn’t. I like Ahmadis…. they are like the Mennonites of Islam.
The perils and pleasures of living in public.
I thought I found my camera cables, but I hadn’t, so I paid a flying visit to the Sony Store in Metrotown…$100 and some odd dollars poorer (I bought a spare battery) and poorer in digestion (I bought a burger in the food court) but richer for having seen Mare and Tom U and Brian [...]
That’s pretty much all there is to report.
enh…. still working on the proper places to shift… which is wearing. I’d be fcking euchred without a tach… which is a thought I have had many times over the last week or so. Thank you gentlemen and ladies, for making such a thing as a tachometer. and sad frown, an accident… upside down vehicle, [...]
An ibis, persistently and gently pecking at my shoes. V. cute.
I was in a car on the way to a Mohawk reserve for the traditional handing out of bread and cheese for Victoria Day. Have a good day today however you celebrate the Queen’s birthday.
Sheldon would be so pleased.
Today Katie and I went to Undersea Gardens and Miniature World, like a pair of foolish tourists. I have to say with the sun and the food and the wandering about I am very happy.