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Archive for August, 2008

The Dangers Posed Not By Conspiracies, But By Conspiracy Theorists (5)

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in Sightings (All), Sightings: Phobias | No Comments »

Button Pushed:  Essay by Glenn Harlan Reynolds in the August 2008 issue of Popular Mechanics. "The measles, whooping cough and even polio have returned. Why? Because of a new breed of vaccine deniers who are ignoring campaigns for awareness... The ...

Absurdities: “Organic” Politicians (4)

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in Absurdities | No Comments »

At the Toronto Zoo the only food available is MacDonalds products.  At the 2008 Republican and Democratic conventions the only snack food available is "Organic Food Bar(TM) products".  Hmmm. Organic Food Bar(TM) Products to be the Only Consumer Brand at Both ...

Elephants (4)

Sunday, August 17th, 2008 Posted in Elephants | No Comments »

Q: Why are elephants so big? A: They always eat out. Q: Why do they do that? A: Do you have any idea how time-consuming it is to prepare a meal for a family of elephants?!

Health Police Expands Mandate: Continue To Target The Poor (4)

Saturday, August 16th, 2008 Posted in Sightings (All), Sightings: Social Engineering | No Comments »

Button Pushed:  News item (30 July 2008) in Globe and Mail reports that LA "City officials are putting South Los Angeles on a diet.  The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to place a moratorium on new fast food restaurants in ...

Absurdities: Christians Killing Christians Sentenced To Death By Atheists (3)

Friday, August 15th, 2008 Posted in Absurdities | No Comments »

Kill dem Christians, says one Christian sect about another, and then the atheist court of China says kill the killers. Who was it again who said "Thou Shalt Not Kill"?  Is there small print to this commandment I missed because I ...

Elephants (3)

Monday, August 11th, 2008 Posted in Elephants | No Comments »

Q: What religion are elephants? A: Which elephants?  The ones who trample on things or the ones who don't? Q: The ones who don't. A: Agnostic. Q: Why? A: They admire the monkeys' philosophy. Q: What is the monkey philosophy? A: See no evil, hear no evil, ...

Ranking The Relative Evilness of Different Religions (3)

Thursday, August 7th, 2008 Posted in Sightings (All), Sightings: Religion | No Comments »

Button Pushed: News item (11 July 2008) on Catholic News Agency website that "The slaughter and sale of a cow reportedly triggered a new series of attacks against Christians in the Indian state of Orissa in which Hindu militants from ...

Absurdities: Ban Homework! (2)

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008 Posted in Absurdities | No Comments »

Don't ask students to go home and read or write or study.  Showing up for class is onerous enough.  Wouldn't want to ruin their 'family life'! Education shouldn't require any active effort at learning something on the part of a student... "Toronto ...

Elephants (2)

Friday, August 1st, 2008 Posted in Elephants | No Comments »

Q: How many elephants does it take to change a light bulb? A: Don't be stupid, elephants can't change light bulbs. Q: Why don't elephants want to learn how to change light bulbs? A: Why should they?  It only increases the likelihood they'll ...