Tag: civilisation

Don’t Mention The [censored]!

A poster which aims to warn about the radicalisation of youngsters by terrorists does not feature the words radicalisation or terrorism because “they may seem scary” *sighs* …there are fears the lack of directness instead risks disguising the point of…

Doodle Despair At The ‘Guardian’…

Phil Hoad on the Google Doodle: It’s not just that the doodle, the corporate-branding equivalent of dress-down Friday, has that naff novelty air about it: all those cute animated Thanksgiving turkeys, faux silent films and puzzle-piece Nietzsches. Or even that,…

ORLY..?

Bum-fluff chinned Cerie Bullivant, on being steamrollered by Kay Burley on TV: Mr Bullivant continued: “Muslims are human beings as well. We are shocked when we see beheadings.“ Ahem. And errr, it’s not just beheadings, is it..? Far from it.…

“They’re of no further use, Lew…”

Antony Loewenstein becomes yet another ‘do Australia down’ columnist for the ‘Guardian’: This silence, which stretches across the country only to reach the highest levels of the political and media elites, is arguably Australia’s greatest outrage, and a stain on…

A Follow Up…

My post on Henry Porter’s article about privacy concerns emanating from the development of technology garnered a lot more comment than most. And I was reminded of that post when reading Anna Minton’s article on the SBD award: Not long…