Gizmodo: What Happened To Cause the Big Bang?
Has society been rendered devoid of logical reasoning?... Has television done its work too well?
Some examples of ... like, duh!
Guardian: Say Nope to the Pope
But a loyal (therefore irrational?) believer condemns the action:
Huh? Had they actually gone to see the pope, they would still have been denying others the opportunity to attend. The complainer himself would be guilty as well.
Personally, I like this protest. It's a bit like handing back your election ballot to officially "decline to vote". People who should know better are so stunned they don't think straight.
See also: Ford Nation and a Sleazy Election All Round
In the case of the pope and other self-styled leaders who set strict rules of conduct for their followers yet personally flout the finer teachings of Jesus, Jehovah, Muhammad et al, they should consider the possibility that they might not get away with it indefinitely.
Guardian: Big Bang Theory Ending After Twelve Seasons
Agree with the sentiment, but am not so sure it's inexplicable. I think The Big Bang Theory has remained popular because it provides a legal outlet for all kinds of vicious prejudice. Let's face it -- it's what bullying and trolling are all about.
Viewers are encouraged to jeer at:
Jeer at any one of these types at school or work or on the street and you may be charged with racism, sexism, ableism, mentalism, antisemitism, bullying, anti-LGBT+, and at the very least considered grossly hurtful and disrespectful.
Yes, I watched it until I just couldn't anymore. But that's how I know its popularity is explicable.
Not sure what to make of the following blog item:
Wape Jokes Awen’t Funny, And Neither Is My Speech Impediment
The author seems to decry that fun is made of speech impairment, yet finds a midwestern accent "unbeawable". Does it seem to you that prejudice is universal and totally irrational?
Image: "... researchers found that people with both relatively higher and lower levels of cognitive ability show approximately equal levels of intergroup bias, but towards different sets of groups."
CBC's Marketplace is a Disgrace
Wexit A, Wexit B, and counting ...
No Respectable Leadership ... not in the UK, not in the US, certainly not in Canada. 11/01/20
Just the Usual Boeing Deficiency ...or covert war?
Death of Soleimani - Another Point of View
Iranian-Canadians Dancing in the Streets
Photo by Brian of North Bay
QUOTE of the MONTH:
Who gives but what he'll never miss -- Will never know what giving is.
Edgar Guest - "Sacrifice"
NEWS & NOTICES:
VIDEO:Sheikh Imran Hosein re:
Assassination of Gen. Soleimani, the Iranian response and the shootdown of PS752.
YouTube - thanks to reader M. Rocknest for the link.
Very enlightening live-chat re current world happenings that took place this week on Chycho's Twitch site.
The Real Greta Thunberg- Without Script or Handler Direction
Americans, by more than 2-1, say Soleimani's killing made US less safe, Trump 'reckless' on Iran USAToday
Iran admits that "high alert" due to American threats caused human error resulting in crash of Flight PS752.
PressTV (thanks to reader M.Rocknest for the link)
VIDEO: Fascinating Open Discussions on Current Events: News, Politics, Economics and more
Chycho: Live Videos
A decade ago in Canadian politics: MontrealGazette
WEATHER ALERTS ACROSS CANADA
Extensive collection of articles debunking global warming and man-made climate change, by experts and scientists around the world. Technocracy.News
A truth few dare to utter: Canada will benefit from climate change
HuffPost: Will We Allow Canada To Deport Mohamed Harkat To Torture? .....
YYC: The True North Not So Free .....
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Call for Public Inquiry into Hassan Diab’s Case and Reform of Canada’s Extradition Act Hassan Diab Website
Israeli War on Palestinians Without Declaring It
Rami Khouri: The U.S. Is Erasing “The Palestinian National Reality From Our World”
Israel’s War Criminals in Their Own Words
Miko Peled: The State of Israel Will Crumble and We Will See A Free Democratic Palestine from the River to the Sea Sooner than Most People Think
Highlights of BDS Impact in 2018
Israel's Shameful Greenwashing - CJPME video
Does Israel "own"
America; Netanyahu thinks so. video
Israel Palestine Conflict 101
Arch. & Eng. for 9/11 Truth
Canada Palestine Assoc.
CDNs for Justice & Peace in the Middle East
Count Me Out (of census)
Defend Democracy Press
Deplorable Climate Science
Elecromagnetic Sense ...
Famous Canadian Women
Friends of Science
Gray Zone Project
Greencrow As The Crow Flies
If Americans Knew
If Not Now
In Gaza, Eva Bartlett
Information Clearing House
Jewish Voice for Peace
Justice for Mohamed Harkat
Justice for Hassan Diab
LGBTQ+ Guide to Online Safety
Not a Lot of People Know ... Off-Guardian
Palestine Photo Project
Penny for Your Thoughts
Seriously Free Speech
Truth and Shadows
Vaccination Info Network
Vaccine Choice Canada
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