Stupid moment of the week

As you may have read, I am currently working at a ‘school’ in South Korea. There is a reason I refer to it as a ‘school’ in quotation marks. Although it looks like a school, acts like a school and has teachers, to call it a school stretches the definition of the word to its … Continue reading Stupid moment of the week

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Noam Chomsky, his critics, and Turkey

Noam Chomsky is probably the most polarising intellectual of our time. As Sam Harris wrote in the introduction to his contentious email exchange with him 'the further left one travels along the political spectrum, the more one feels his influence'. Chomsky has his critics, both on the right and left. To use current political language, … Continue reading Noam Chomsky, his critics, and Turkey

Nothing to fear from North Korea’s H Bomb Test

As has been announced on their state television, North Korea has successfully tested a Hydrogen bomb, upgrading their nuclear weapons capability. This will naturally panic people all over the world, the North Korean state is run by ideological lunatics, are they that mad they would use their nuclear weapons? Luckily the answer is no. The … Continue reading Nothing to fear from North Korea’s H Bomb Test