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
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
Here is a graphic I found on Twitter about ISIS' disgust at satellite channels. DISCLAIMER - I got this from a Twitter account I follow that usually has good information, but this could be total bullshit. The problem with ISIS is, it is hard to sort the gruesome truth from fabricated brutality, anything is possible … Continue reading ISIS vs Satellite Television
'You don't need grammar when speaking' This was said to me and my fiancée at my school on Friday by the headteacher. Apparently you don't need to know grammar, you just need to know random words and say them in any order. When I first got to the school I thought to myself 'I'm not … Continue reading Stupid comment of the week
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
Yet another tedious post about myself. I promise that I will actually write about something other than myself soon, but for now another self absorbed post is due. Right now I'm feeling pretty good, compared to my 2015 (which you can read about on this blog). I have such a rush of creative energy for … Continue reading Me me me me me!
Yuck, this 'blog' has become self-absorbed much quicker than I thought it would. I am usually loathed to do this, but after a couple of hard years I think I need resolutions to perk me up for this year. I also thought I'd share them on my blog, which is basically me talking to myself … Continue reading New Years Resolutions