Archive for June, 2008
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I have difficulty seeing any difference between the secrecy, tactics, thuggery, greed, immorality and hypocrisy of the Mafia, and this Bush administration and its friends – except for the vastly greater
Sir Ken Robinson explains in the most hilarious and yet moving way how schools deaden the creative urge which is natural in kids.
Posted: 27 June, 2008 in Art, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, Education, Life, Literature, Maths, politics and government, Religion, Science, US Politics, Video.
Tags: How to Kill Creativity
Bad science! Naughty science! Not science at all
Posted: 26 June, 2008 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, Economics, Iraq, Life, Literature, Media, politics and government, Religion, Science, The Daily Show, US Politics, Video.
Kevin Rudd Peels on Onion
Why the US Supreme Court brought back the Death Penalty
George Carlin (â€œhow come when itâ€™s us itâ€™s an abortion, and when itâ€™s a chicken itâ€™s an omelet?â€) was a breath of fresh scepticism, an angry antidote to the pious and self-righteous as well as to the apathetic, the incurious, the compliant and the merely bourgeois.
Michael McIntyre’s Impression of Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson
You might never fail on the scale I did, but some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
My rage at Bush has not caused me to accuse the man of war crimes. Bush’s war crimes are what caused my rage.
Beauty, intelligence, personality, character, courage, skill, talent and a thirst for adventure. I mean, movie-star looks and rushing out to get shot at in a war zone like Iraq or Afghanistan don’t usually go together. Oh, except in the movies.
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The Mighty Boosh: The Moon
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