Monthly Archives: October 2011


For the first time since the Second World War, St Paul’s Cathedral in London is closed, a few hundred people camped outside to protest against capitalism having achieved what previously required the might of the Luftwaffe at its peak. Apparently … Continue reading

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Broken social scene

In my previous post on the TV Tropes/Something Awful saga, I mentioned a poster on the latter referring to the Tropers as “broken”. Actually, he/she wasn’t the first to use that term and nor was he/she the last. It’s been … Continue reading

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Why selfish people do good things

The selfish person in question here┬ábeing myself (who else? What, you thought I was going to obsess over someone else for a change?). Really, the point of this post is to draw attention to a phenomenon that is actually exceedingly … Continue reading

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