Monthly Archives: January 2010


Martin (the editor of the Lay Scientist) has a rant about the iPad. I thought that first photo was almost worthy of Marcel Duchamp.

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If A Building Could Dream…

Interesting art installation… 555 KUBIK | facade projection | from urbanscreen on Vimeo.  Hat tip to Rationally Speaking.

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Art and Life

Years ago, I sat in the cinema watching Hollywood’s take on Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth. One of the bits that stuck in my mind was the crystal cave sequence. Impressive though it was to my … Continue reading

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The Problem of Theodicy

I see that, in the wake of the Haitian earthquake, the Rev. Giles Fraser has used the event to ponder on the problem of theodicy. And it is true that I find it astonishing that many of the survivors thanked … Continue reading

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The Wilders Trial

The trial of Geert Wilders began yesterday. Personally, I can’t stand the man, and loathe his opinions, but I am far from convinced that this trial is necessarily a good idea. Russell Blackford also has his reservations. Wilders is clearly … Continue reading

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Licentiousness Is To Blame…

As far as I’m concerned, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown has previous form. That is to say, she has been known to write kack before. Here’s her latest. Russell Blackford flenses it very efficiently. Nothing more needs to be said.

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Farewell, Miep

Miep Gies has died.

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