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Bertrand Russell’s Advice For How (Not) to Grow Old.

"Make Your Interests Gradually Wider and More Impersonal"

I thought I'd take some work home today because I wanted to leave. Know what? I ain't done shit.

#leaderless movements like the #GiletsJaunes #YellowVests confuse the centralised world of mainstream media and social networks. They are all desperately looking for that one person so they can deal with it. But that person doesn’t exist.

oh, for #freescifi you should peruse the works of Herbert George Wells. The Time Machine, of course, and The War of the Worlds, but also When The Sleeper Wakes, The World Set Free, The First Men In The Moon, The Island Of Doctor Moreau.

Perhaps the shorts are the most digestible - all the above, and several anthologies, in Project Gutenberg:


Never thought about this before, but the #Firefox "Reader View" is a decent way to bypass some adblock detectors.

Is there a way to change or disable the signature separator in the mail client? The default, two hyphens, makes it look like I am writing this on a typewriter, and not in a good way

@adam A Company is Selling ‘Mac and Cheese Candy Canes’ This Holiday Season - - A seasonal snack for @Johncdvorak and the slaves.

"He is such a douchebag I wouldn't piss him in the ear if his brain was on fire!"
- Cognitive Dissonance Podcast, ep. 19 😳

I really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, REALLY do not like the new WordPress editor.

RT Fascinating to talk to some of the team last night about use by French Government. Makes a lot more sense that the UKGov dependence on Slack. Definitely time to consider switching...


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While the Declaration of Rights was before the National Assembly some of its members remarked that if a declaration of rights were published it should be accompanied by a Declaration of Duties. The observation discovered a mind that reflected, and it only erred by not reflecting far enough. A Declaration of Rights is, by reciprocity, a Declaration of Duties also. Whatever is my right as a man is also the right of another; and it becomes my duty to guarantee as well as to possess.
- T. Paine 1791

We were like two ships passing in the night, yelling obscenities and setting fires in a desperate attempt to sink each other.

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