Notices tagged with q


  1. Matthew Davidson mjd

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

    about 3 days ago from web
  2. 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 #

    about 5 days ago from web
  3. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "#, I fear is Mafiastan, fuelled by the billions we ploughed into this poor country after we arrived in 2001." # Robert #

    about 7 days ago from web
  4. 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

    about a month ago from web
  5. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The media, as you've probably noticed, have been slightly critical." # Jeremy #

    about a month ago from web
  6. 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 a month ago from web in context
  7. 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 a month ago from web in context
  8. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "As I used to tell my students, the big questions do not change – the interesting answers do." # Yanis #

    about a month ago from web
  9. 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

    about a month ago from web
  10. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "It’s a handy rule-of-thumb that the usefulness of any document is in direct proportion to the ease with which a parody may be distinguished from the real thing." # Stefan Collini

    about 2 months ago from web
  11. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The problem … is that they all think money grows on rich people" # Stephanie Kelton # #

    about 2 months ago from web
  12. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "To be poor now means to be endlessly assessed, monitored, and surveyed, and almost invariably found wanting." # David Graeber

    about 2 months ago from web
  13. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "For the last 3 to 4 decades, the neo-liberals have been ‘cleaning up the mess’ that they inherited. The story should wear thin but it doesn’t." # Bill Mitchell

    about 3 months ago from web
  14. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Guiding Bush […] through eight years of public appearances was surely the greatest coaching job in history. It was like teaching a donkey to play the Waldstein Sonata. It's breathtaking to think about now." # Matt Taibbi

    about 3 months ago from web
  15. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Norway is such an open country where you can talk about everything, as long as you don’t call racists racists and as long as you’re critical of immigration. […] Sorry for being so fucking PC but: Fuck Scandinavia." # #

    about 3 months ago from web in context
  16. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "As long as we worship science and are afraid of # we shall have no great science; we shall have a lagging and halting continuation of what is thought and said elsewhere." # John Dewey

    about 3 months ago from web
  17. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "[P]olitical economy is a mere skeleton unless it has a little human covering and filling out, a little human bloom upon it, and a little human warmth in it." # Charles Dickens

    about 3 months ago from web in context
  18. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "When [people] don’t get good educations, the production of knowledge falls into private control. Power gets consolidated. The official theoretical frameworks that benefit the most powerful get locked in." # Orsola Costantini #

    about 3 months ago from web
  19. Matthew Davidson mjd

    # Michael Caine: "I got a birthday card last year with a picture of me on it, saying 'You were only supposed to blow the bloody candles out'."

    about 4 months ago from web
  20. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "# is a life choice, not a ‘favourite # show’" # Paul Cornell Deprecated: mysql_escape_string(): This function is deprecated; use mysql_real_escape_string() instead. in /var/www/statusnet-0.9.9/lib/popularity.php on line 61

    about 4 months ago from web