I grew up in England, not so much racist as mildly xenophobic and superior. My granddad died after being mustard gassed in the trenches of WW1. My father-in-law was handed off and escaped as he watched his parents taken away to be gassed. I hear wankers that spew hate and promote fear but would be… Continue reading ‘streuth and cunstipation!
Sources: TIME |The Dalai Lama Has Been the Face of Buddhism for 60 Years. China Wants to Change That, BBC | Who really came up with China's 'four new inventions'?, Dalai Lama Had to assume Tibetan political office at 15 when Mao Zedong invaded Fled to sanctuary in India May be the last 'free' Dalai… Continue reading Chinese makeovers
The following is a true statement: I + IX = X Like hell it is! It is, really. You're nuts! One plus nine IS NOT ten... What? It doesn't say that... Aaaarrrgh! Hey, what's wrong with you, why don't you get it? Oh, you're looking at it from over there. Here, why don't you come… Continue reading Shift a little, would you just?
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Sauce: The Australian Athiest Club This is a tongue-in-cheek post, so apologies to those of faith who are made uncomfortable, but nowt to those incensed (if angry, is ego no?). This is a polarising image, somewhat less snarky than most of the acting out from this blogger - not that I'm against acting out against… Continue reading .. a Wizard did it!
A boy in a bus was eating chocolate when a man next to him said "Do you know that will damage your teeth?" Boy: "my grandfather lived 132 years" Man: "was it because of eating chocolate?" Boy: "No, he was always minding his own business".
Full article: Sydney Morning Herald Excerpt.. Tim Winton's Palm Sunday plea Start the soul-searching Australia Palm Sunday commemorates the day an itinerant prophet spoke truth to power. Jesus of Nazareth arrived at the gates of Jerusalem in a parody of imperial pomp. ... Jesus used to say things like this. If a child asks you… Continue reading Stirring Palm Sunday speach by Tim Winton
Source: ABC What's sad is not that we had a task force of four reduced to zero, but that it is the only such force in Australia with the scope to cover white supremacist threats. You know, those people who would be called terrorists if they were 'non-white' or had beards like Arabs. What is… Continue reading A single police officer in the Bias Crime Unit tasked with monitoring hate crime across NSW – ABC News
Money cannot buy happiness but its more comfortable to cry in a Mercedes than on a bicycle. Forgive your enemy but remember the bastard's name. Help someone when they are in trouble and they will remember you when they're in trouble again. Many people are alive only because it's illegal to shoot them. Alcohol does… Continue reading Duking it out..
Dreaming need not be an arena within which obscure fears confront and experienced as terrors of an unleashed ego. They can be considered instead as companions; assisting exploration and discovery in a fluid and dynamic learning environment. Dreams are not terrors of the ego, they are companions, assisting exploration in a fluid and dynamic learning… Continue reading Dreaming wilfully
Charaktery has deep social commentary. More can be found on her Facebook page. Profound cartoons from Pawel Kuczynski that question the sanity of our ways and institutions. Many of these, and more can be purchased as posters at Pictorem. Go on, it's worth the visit!
That time Marlon Brando boycotted the Oscars to protest Hollywood's diversity issues... from the post in Newsweek by Ryan Bort, 23 Jan 2016. Brando was nominated for his portrayl of Vito Corleone (The Godfather). Attending on his behalf was Native American activist Sacheen Littlefeather. She took the stage in traditional garb and refused the statuette… Continue reading Marlon Brando on minorities