OJB's Blog http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen OJB's Web Site: Blog en-us Copyright 2020 by OJB http://www.ojb.co.nz/XuRSS Tue, 30 Jun 2020 02:25:43 GMT OJB's Blog: Nothing Fails Like Prayer The Pope must have some doubts by now, because nothing fails like prayer. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2051 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 30 Jun 2020 02:25:43 GMT Religion OJB's Blog: All Lives Matter Let's work with the facts, not some crazy fiction from far-left fantasy land. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2050 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 24 Jun 2020 23:23:35 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Stupid Rules Fred increased the chance of COVID infection by orders of magnitude. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2049 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 24 Jun 2020 03:46:21 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Skunk Works You might be aware that I am not a fan of excessive rules and regulations... http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2048 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 17 Jun 2020 08:14:44 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: The Lying Media I'm sure that not every single item in the MSM is wrong or significantly inaccurate. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2047 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 08 Jun 2020 09:07:01 GMT News OJB's Blog: Emotion vs Rationality There is a place for emotion when responding to traumatic events. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2046 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 04 Jun 2020 08:26:15 GMT News OJB's Blog: Science Worship That is most likely because there is no answer. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2045 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sun, 31 May 2020 10:04:26 GMT Science OJB's Blog: Homes for the Homeless Landlords do not 'provide' housing. Construction workers provide housing. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2044 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sat, 23 May 2020 09:30:37 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Who are the Heroes? The lawyers and accountants will be back on top. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2043 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 19 May 2020 01:30:33 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Above the Law How seriously should we take the law? http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2042 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 12 May 2020 08:07:08 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Still True in 2020 Things that are still true in 2020. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2041 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 06 May 2020 08:17:45 GMT Skepticism OJB's Blog: Where to From Here? Most people seem to be in agreement that we need change. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2040 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 29 Apr 2020 08:29:08 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: The Pope's a Millionaire God isn't ignorant, incompetent, or evil. He just doesn't exist. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2038 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 17 Apr 2020 09:10:15 GMT Religion OJB's Blog: I Rate the PM 5 Out of 10 I think a rating of 5 out of 10 is perfectly reasonable! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2037 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 09 Apr 2020 00:04:06 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Nothing's Too Hard for Jacinda It's really not that hard to create a site that works. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2036 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 02 Apr 2020 06:53:19 GMT News OJB's Blog: Should We Follow the Rules? So be skeptical, but don't just be a rebel for the hell of it. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2035 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 31 Mar 2020 05:55:10 GMT News OJB's Blog: We Can Learn from Coronavirus the current emergency might result in interesting changes to our society. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2034 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 26 Mar 2020 09:21:51 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Fred's Latest Rant In a perfect world, all ideologies could be examined and criticised fairly. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2033 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 09 Mar 2020 08:58:11 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Liberal Values Maybe these clowns need to get a dictionary! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2032 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 02 Mar 2020 08:55:18 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Does the Universe Need God? Can philosophers really be this narrow minded? http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2031 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 25 Feb 2020 08:54:00 GMT Philosophy OJB's Blog: Let's Talk About Colonisation http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2030 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:52:50 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Confident, but Wrong The more confident someone is, the more suspicious of them we should be! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2029 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sun, 16 Feb 2020 08:51:13 GMT Philosophy OJB's Blog: A Work of Art It is something which is just an awesome feat of mechanical engineering. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2028 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 11 Feb 2020 08:49:10 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: More Slats, Less Thunbergs! We need more people like Boyan Slat... and a lot less like Greta Thunberg! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2027 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sat, 08 Feb 2020 08:40:59 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: No One Expects the Leftist Inquisition The left are the new religious fanatics. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2026 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 03 Feb 2020 07:56:11 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: These Are Just Heuristics This is not proof, but it is a good starting point, and a good initial rule to apply. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2025 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 31 Jan 2020 00:20:27 GMT Skepticism OJB's Blog: Be Very Suspicious At worst mainstream news will be simple lies and propaganda. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2024 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 24 Jan 2020 23:10:37 GMT Skepticism OJB's Blog: I Can Lead Myself I'm an intelligent adult: I can lead myself. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2023 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:56:53 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: That Ricky Gervais Rant Celebrities really are arguably the worst possible group to be lecturing to the public. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2022 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 15 Jan 2020 06:41:34 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Australian Fires News A little bit of extra research from neutral sources sure can change your perspective! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2021 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sat, 11 Jan 2020 02:35:35 GMT News OJB's Blog: Movies and TV Suck! We should just leave some time for doing more interesting and creative stuff too. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2020 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sun, 05 Jan 2020 23:09:23 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: They Think They're Right Except free speech. I'm moderately convinced that I am right about that one. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2019 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 23 Dec 2019 00:54:12 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Loony Left Losers We don't need any more loony left losers! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2018 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 17 Dec 2019 00:14:09 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Get Some Perspective! Please ignore cartoons and social media posts - try to get some perspective! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2017 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 10 Dec 2019 07:37:58 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: The Wisdom of Age I am now enjoying the wisdom of age! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2016 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 03 Dec 2019 05:34:37 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Apple, AD 8 Making long term predictions about where the future will lead is unwise - therefore I won't do it. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2015 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 25 Nov 2019 09:36:58 GMT Computers OJB's Blog: Evil Greens Fanaticism and unthinking commitment to ideological beliefs exists in many organisations. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2014 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 22 Nov 2019 09:04:54 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Who Needs That? I might be listening to a lot more bitter complaints in the future, and who needs that? http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2013 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 20 Nov 2019 01:48:27 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Dunbar's Number I think it relates back to Dunbar's Number. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2012 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sat, 16 Nov 2019 08:19:52 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Relax: It will be OK They need to disconnect from all overwrought, exaggerated portents of doom. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2011 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 07 Nov 2019 07:15:24 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: OJB's Law I think I will be invoking OJB's Law quite a lot in future. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2010 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 01 Nov 2019 08:17:37 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Simple Advice for Apple So that was my simple advice for Apple, which seems to have been ignored. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2009 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 31 Oct 2019 04:32:16 GMT Computers OJB's Blog: Free Speech Threats I make a lot of really controversial comments on social media. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2008 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 23 Oct 2019 08:10:29 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Full Speed Ahead! We need to get our confidence back, and return to that sense of curiosity we used to have. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2007 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 16 Oct 2019 04:51:44 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Not Guilty The native people though? Maybe they have a little bit more to be ashamed of! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2006 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 08 Oct 2019 06:42:30 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Criticising Greta If we really want to deal with climate change we need as many people to agree with the need for action as possible. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2005 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sat, 05 Oct 2019 02:39:13 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: St George in Retirement St George really should give up and find a better hobby! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2004 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 03 Oct 2019 23:43:17 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Social Engineering Google itself is extremely racist, and not afraid to indulge in a bit of social engineering! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2003 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 24 Sep 2019 05:15:36 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: A Matter of Faith Suddenly he wasn't so convinced that his argument about there being a single underlying reality was true. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2002 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 20 Sep 2019 01:57:25 GMT Philosophy OJB's Blog: Casual Racism is OK Enemies though? No, we don't make jokes about them! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2001 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 13 Sep 2019 10:28:25 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Thoughts on Jordan Peterson It's always good to accept the good with the bad. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2000 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 12 Sep 2019 04:25:41 GMT Philosophy OJB's Blog: That Evil Patriarchy They would never want to risk becoming part of that evil system. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1999 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 02 Sep 2019 05:11:59 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Feel Good or Do Good Do you know what they could have done that would have made far more difference? http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1998 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 30 Aug 2019 10:52:45 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Too Busy to Protest The smart, innovative, motivated people who actually get things done aren't there. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1997 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 28 Aug 2019 02:50:35 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Owning Yourself The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1996 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 20 Aug 2019 01:27:20 GMT Philosophy OJB's Blog: Et Tu Porsche? It can happen to anybody, even a company which represents the epitome of fine engineering! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1994 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 05 Aug 2019 04:21:10 GMT Computers OJB's Blog: Am I Being Racist? Am I being racist or sexist by even suggesting that possibility? http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1993 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 31 Aug 2019 07:09:54 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Software Problems It could be a win for everyone, especially the users - that's you! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1992 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 26 Aug 2019 07:05:56 GMT Computers OJB's Blog: A Good Day Does anyone's life really run as smoothly and fairly as that? http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1991 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:59:30 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Religion is Useless There are no aspects of religion which aren't better handled by other forms of human endeavour. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1990 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:44:13 GMT Religion OJB's Blog: Homeless An increasing number of people seem to be becoming homeless. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1989 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:58:48 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Show Some Respect So sure, I will "show some respect", but how much will be determined by how much is deserved. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1988 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 09 Jul 2019 02:38:32 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Give Nuclear Respect So, who wants to build more nuclear power plants now? http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1987 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 02 Jul 2019 08:44:40 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Abortion and Guns It can't be a matter of logic. It mist be a matter of ideology. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1986 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 27 Jun 2019 00:21:17 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Gell-Mann Amnesia That's the way it's going, so we might as well get used to it. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1985 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:13:22 GMT News OJB's Blog: I Listen to Podcasts The old media is dead, and those who don't realise that yet just haven't quite caught up with reality. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1984 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 13 Jun 2019 03:13:16 GMT News OJB's Blog: These Laws are Real Recently I heard a witty aphorism in a podcast which I wanted some more information about. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1983 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:48:42 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Use Your Mac Better Soon you'll be just as good as me. Well, maybe not that good! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1982 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 29 May 2019 01:17:33 GMT Computers OJB's Blog: Idiotic and Dangerous Some people have, what is in my opinion, pretty stupid opinions and beliefs. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1981 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 27 May 2019 05:26:11 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Far-Left Fantasy Land They need to bring their extremist ideology back to something more reasonable. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1980 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 21 May 2019 23:56:26 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: The Creationists Are Right It's simple. Creationism, within its own logical framework, is totally true. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1979 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 17 May 2019 00:40:30 GMT Skepticism OJB's Blog: Being Yourself Being yourself is a privilege, even if it is a hard privilege to win. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1978 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 16 May 2019 08:14:03 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Certainty I'm always sure about things that are a matter of opinion. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1977 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sat, 04 May 2019 09:09:20 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Are All Extremists Equal? The extreme fringe always reflects some of the values of the group as a whole. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1976 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:37:40 GMT Religion OJB's Blog: Adventures of a Work Unit It had not been one of her better days, and she knew it. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1975 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 10 Apr 2019 03:50:48 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: What Really Matters? There are some things that matter a lot, and things that really don't matter quite so much. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1974 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 09 Apr 2019 09:39:30 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: A Free Speech Rant I just hope those who seek to deny our rights are listening. But, of course, they aren't. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1973 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 28 Mar 2019 09:12:02 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Mosque Attack Reaction Should we be repressing opinions which don't fit in with the narrative? Hell, no! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1972 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 19 Mar 2019 02:16:00 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Not Trolling I like to stir up trouble sometimes, especially in discussion forums on social media. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1971 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 15 Mar 2019 02:26:02 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Management Types I'm sure many business people really do believe that business ethics is a thing. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1970 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sun, 10 Mar 2019 07:22:14 GMT Computers OJB's Blog: Hero or Villain? Calling Columbus either a hero or a villain is equally ridiculous. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1969 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 07 Mar 2019 02:24:10 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Another Crazy Utopia Another crazy, utopian idea? Yeah, maybe. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1968 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 28 Feb 2019 07:55:42 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Self-Management For numerous reasons, current work practices do need to change. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1967 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 26 Feb 2019 00:07:52 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Envy Tax I think Act got it wrong: it's not an envy tax. It's a contempt tax. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1966 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:00:20 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Credit Where Credit's Due It would be better for all parties involved if everyone gave credit where it was due. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1965 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:27:18 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: The World is Better The world really is a lot better than it sometimes seems. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1964 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:49:36 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Why? Why? Why? Unless you're a kid, try to avoid why? why? why? http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1963 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:56:25 GMT Skepticism OJB's Blog: Mindless SJWs Again If telling the truth is mansplaining then I say bring on more mansplainers! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1962 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:35:03 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: We Need the Crazies The crazier the person looks the better. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1961 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:39:07 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Who's to Blame? Good and the bad actions of people are just the opposite ends of the statistical outcomes of physical laws. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1960 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sun, 13 Jan 2019 07:19:09 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Less of This Please! So what would be the one thing from 2018 I would like to see less of in 2019? http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1959 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:19:25 GMT News OJB's Blog: The Big Picture, 2018 Well, here we are again, at the end of another year, and this is my final post for 2018. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1958 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 31 Dec 2018 10:43:00 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: More New Meds Are the consequences of this sort of treatment worth the risk in using them? http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1957 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 26 Dec 2018 04:11:31 GMT Science OJB's Blog: Nothing Trivial A significant number of students didn't know what the word http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1956 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 20 Dec 2018 10:31:40 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: If Chimps Had Nukes Just imagine what the world would be like if chimps had nukes! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1955 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 19 Dec 2018 02:51:12 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Angels Dancing Then we get the "angels dancing on the head of a pin" types of comments. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1954 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:31:29 GMT Skepticism OJB's Blog: Backward Steps I'm sick of bad design, but I might as well get used to it. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1953 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:29:44 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Horrific Deceit Capitalism in general can be horrifically deceitful. But only if we let it. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1952 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:54:46 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Concept Creep and Escalation When you are aware of these processes you see them everywhere. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1951 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:36:34 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Is Nationalism OK? The next time someone talks about the dangers of nationalism, think about the alternatives. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1950 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 27 Nov 2018 09:44:52 GMT Politics