Monthly Archives: September 2003
A physics undergraduate once claimed loudly at a party that everyone behaved as they did “because they wanted to.” The central tenet of this idea was one of self-interest: if someone did something, they did it because it made them … Continue reading
Allen Ginsberg and Alan Greenspan are different people. It is a grave error to confuse the two, and punishable by mockery. Try remembering it by thinking that Greenspan has prehensile lips which can “span” a man’s hand: with those lips … Continue reading
For a long time I’ve been annoyed by C S Lewis, particularly the Narnia series of books and particularly particularly The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. I was worried it was just a hangover from my lapse into sin, … Continue reading
Those that can teach, teach! Those that can’t teach, don’t.
Action Recruitment finally sent me a reply to my hefty complaints letter. It was quite discursive, more than I’ve been led to expect by most complaints procedures. Mostly I’m amazed they even went to the trouble. I did break from … Continue reading