The latest “conspiracy theory” to become reality

We are headed towards an infantile revenge-harpie dictatorship. And there is now precedent for debate around any draconian political decision backed up by cold scientific data to be forcibly suppressed.

My prediction, or rather, observation of the present:

We are headed towards an infantile revenge-harpie dictatorship. And there is now precedent for debate around any draconian political decision backed up by cold scientific data to be forcibly suppressed.

Look at us. We exist during the safest era in human history and yet we are petrified by every little thing. Life was already getting boring before 2020, but the new regime really takes the cake. Today’s headline, “Burglars made to wear GPS tags in world-first scheme to crack down on ‘neighbourhood’ crimes” (from Sky), has caused the following pent-up brain discharge to leak all over my blog.

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Interlude

argument.JPGWhen you’re debating with someone about a very sensitive and/or political topic, it is good to have some factual backing for your arguments. Don’t worry, though. If you know you are right, the need for fact-based arguments diminishes considerably, and you can basically relax into dignified smugness and repetitive, evasive responses. You can reside safely in the knowledge that the other is just a victim of brainwashing, or simply a bigot (unlike yourself). Either way, clearly not someone to listen to. However, if your adversary plays by the same rules, you may have a chance of winning via cigarette break or introduction of an unrelated third party into the conversation – but there are few other options. If your opponent is quite laid-back in their bigotry, you may get a few points across, but you must keep your inner shield strong to avoid persuasion or manipulation that may sway you to regard their obviously wrong ideas as worthy of consideration.

MSM on Putin: Lies, Slander and Propaganda

Surely humanity has now encountered the world’s second best personification of ultimate evil: Vladimir Putin. You must have heard of his unforgivable crimes against humanity; vicious tales of corruption during the Sochi games; “damning” tales of the murder of political dissidents and journalists; the spreading of Kremlin propaganda through government owned press (but who owns the American media?); the unlawful taking of Crimea; supporting Assad’s murderous regime. Surely all this suffices to identify him as a dictator with fascist tendencies – no room for redemption with wickedness this profound. Continue reading “MSM on Putin: Lies, Slander and Propaganda”