Notices tagged with q

Notices

  1. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "[Ideology is] not about convincing people that something is true, but convincing them that everybody else believe it’s true. In a way, cynicism has replaced ideology." # David Graeber http://ur1.ca/pnsl0

    about 4 days ago from web
  2. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "We were told when Gaza got attacked that Hamas were using human shields, and they weren't. […] Humans make really bad shields. Humans make such bad shields that humans were forced to invent the shield." # Frankie Boyle

    about a month ago from web
  3. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Take a look at the refugee crisis in Europe. Afghans and Iraqis are under horrible duress in Greek concentration camps. Why Afghans and Iraqis? Did something happen in Afghanistan and Iraq?" # # http://thenextsystem.org/conversation_with_noam_chomsky/

    about a month ago from web
  4. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The idea is that # is unelectable, and it’s just one of life’s sad ironies that none of the people who believe this will be able to beat him in an election." # Frankie Boyle http://ur1.ca/pfpgv

    about 2 months ago from web in context
  5. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Scotland is half empty. You could take the entire migrant crisis, dump them outside of Dundee, and no one would notice; the place is vacant. The food would get better." # Mark Blythe http://ur1.ca/pernv

    about 2 months ago from web
  6. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The Australians are the most hospitable and generous people in the world. If you're stuck for a night, they'll give you a bed. Haven't got a drink, they'll give you a drink. Got no money they'll give you money […] It's those white Australians I don't like." # Dave Allen

    about 2 months ago from web
  7. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Idyll is utterly without stimulus, and all those trees and all that grass drain the spirit." # Jeffrey Bernard, according to Keith Waterhouse https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Bernard_is_Unwell

    about 2 months ago from web in context
  8. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Hey, can an experienced doctor from Germany show up and start practicing in New York next week? Since the answer is no, we can say that we don't have free trade." # Dean Baker http://cepr.net/blogs/beat-the-press/tell-morning-edition-it-s-not-free-trade-folks

    about 2 months ago from web
  9. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Europe’s crisis is turning our peoples inwards, against each other, amplifying pre-existing jingoism, xenophobia." # #

    about 2 months ago from web in context
  10. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Hillary is the unacceptable face of unacceptable faces." # Craig Murray https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2016/03/tel-aviv-pins-hopes-on-clinton/ #

    about 2 months ago from web
  11. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Companies have to start treating workers like assets to be invested in, not costs to be cut." # Hillary # Sorry, but nor am I plant and equipment! http://www.ianwelsh.net/pure-utilitarianism-and-capitalism/

    about 2 months ago from web
  12. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "What is indifference? I don't know, and I don't care." # Dave Allen

    about 3 months ago from web
  13. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "It’s becoming increasingly difficult for any American to comfortably mock the British, who at least have the dignity to consign dynastic power to the largely symbolic realm." # Glenn # http://ur1.ca/p4yxs

    about 3 months ago from web
  14. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "#, I fear is Mafiastan, fuelled by the billions we ploughed into this poor country after we arrived in 2001." # Robert # http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/isis-and-taliban-carving-up-modern-mafiastan

    about 3 months ago from web
  15. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "When I was young, I would rather give a lecture on mathematics than listen to one. Now that I am older and more mature I would rather give _two_ lectures on mathematics than listen to one." # R.H. Bing http://people.ischool.berkeley.edu/~hal/Papers/how.pdf

    about 4 months ago from web
  16. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The media, as you've probably noticed, have been slightly critical." # Jeremy # https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJRlCATAliQ

    about 4 months ago from web
  17. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The psychology of a society of individuals each of whom is endeavoring to copy the others leads to what we may strictly term a conventional judgment." # # 1937

    about 5 months ago from web in context
  18. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The drive by the education system to improve ‘human capital’ has not produced better job prospects. An education sold as an investment good that has no economic return for most buyers is, quite simply, a fraud." # Guy Standing #

    about 5 months ago from web in context
  19. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "As I used to tell my students, the big questions do not change – the interesting answers do." # Yanis # https://www.opendemocracy.net/can-europe-make-it/yanis-varoufakis-john-malamatinas/open-letter-to-yanis-varoufakis-from-movements-

    about 5 months ago from web
  20. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "This lush background mythology of gene-selfishness supplies the teleological jam that is always needed to make a thin scientific story go down." # Mary Midgley http://www.philosophersmag.com/index.php/tpm-mag-articles/11-essays/101-the-mythology-of-selfishness

    about 5 months ago from web
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