Monthly Archives: June 2011

2011-06-24—FREE ADVICE WORTH EVERY CENT

It’s bad enough that university students have to put up with listening to advice from their profs for four years—and have their parents pay for it.  But free advice is even worse, for being told what to do without having … Continue reading

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2011-06-17—ISN’T SPORT JUST FUN AND GAMES?

So whose idea is it to riot over a mere game? Who should we credit with that brilliant idea? I suppose because of the fans’ common interest, it is a collective intelligence that comes up with the idea.  So then, … Continue reading

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2011-06-10—INFORMATION OVERLOAD

It is said that this is The Information Age, and our problem is not the one that has in the past been the cause of so many of humanity’s woes: lack of information. Instead, we rather perversely complain of having … Continue reading

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2011-06-03—FUNGI RULE!

Objectively it is hard to understand why we have such an exaggerated view of our importance in the grand scheme of things.  It’s not like our planet is the centre of the universe or that we’ve really even have had … Continue reading

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