OJB's Blog http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen OJB's Web Site: Blog en-us Copyright 2019 by OJB http://www.ojb.co.nz/XuRSS Tue, 03 Dec 2019 05:34:37 GMT 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 OJB's Blog: Speaking in Catchphrases I guess "that's the work of the devil" is the ultimate catchphrase! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1949 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sun, 25 Nov 2018 10:28:50 GMT Skepticism OJB's Blog: Harm Minimisation It's about time all the "organisers" were told to sit down and stop rocking the boat. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1948 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 22 Nov 2018 10:03:36 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Diminishing Returns There's a classic law in economics called the law of diminishing returns. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1947 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:50 GMT Computers OJB's Blog: The Folly of Human Conceits There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1946 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:21:28 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: A Brilliant Phone Whether it is really worth spending enough to buy a cheap used car is debatable. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1945 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 05 Nov 2018 07:51:29 GMT Computers OJB's Blog: Two BS Prayers Many people would say that the New Zealand government needs all the help it can get. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1944 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 01 Nov 2018 08:49:25 GMT Religion OJB's Blog: The Secrets to My Success I actually care about making my clients interactions with computers as good as possible. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1943 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 24 Oct 2018 03:21:35 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Arrogance and Ignorance Whatever we do, we must eliminate that deadly combination of arrogance and ignorance! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1942 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:02:50 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: A Virtual World Living in a VR might be the great equaliser. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1941 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:28:36 GMT Computers OJB's Blog: Damn it. I'm Tribal! This blog post has reached the opposite conclusion I thought it might. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1940 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:04:56 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Mediocratisation Instead of reining these people in, we should be giving them free rein! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1939 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:26:16 GMT News OJB's Blog: Arbitrary Voting Rules Maybe in the future our current society will be looked at as being totally bigoted towards young people. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1938 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Sun, 30 Sep 2018 05:52:58 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Thank You, Serena In conclusion I say "thank you, Serena". Please continue to make a fool of yourself. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1937 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:59:10 GMT News OJB's Blog: Don't Know, Don't Care What's the difference between ignorance and apathy? A. I don't know, and I don't care. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1936 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:59:03 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Printing Press 2.0 At this point you might think I'm crazy... http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1935 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:15:40 GMT News OJB's Blog: The Ultimate Responsibility I won't be founding the "Church of Ultimate Responsibility" any time soon. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1934 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:26:35 GMT Philosophy OJB's Blog: Southern and Molyneux Defended These people are not the racist, far-right extremists portrayed in the media. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1933 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 31 Aug 2018 08:48:10 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Real Free Speech We need more open minds, and we need more real free speech. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1932 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 29 Aug 2018 04:33:58 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: To the Stars I still think the interstellar nanocraft is worth doing. Let's go to the stars! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1931 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:54:37 GMT Science OJB's Blog: Too Stupid to Know My personal preference is to completely eliminate the entire profession of management. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1930 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:47:11 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: They're All Wrong In some ways they are all right. But also, they're all wrong. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1929 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:22:20 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: A Trillion is Too Much I think on balance we would be better off if the size of companies could be limited. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1928 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:32:27 GMT News OJB's Blog: Left-Wing Nut Jobs Left-wing nut jobs are really starting to get out of control. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1927 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 07 Aug 2018 06:54:57 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Micro-aggression Macro-offence In the end, it is not the attitude of the oppressor which causes the problem. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1926 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 30 Jul 2018 08:42:29 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Reality vs Fantasy Yet again, reality is so much better than fantasy! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1925 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 26 Jul 2018 21:31:49 GMT Skepticism OJB's Blog: Free Speech Again Fascist tendencies are not confined purely to those on the right! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1924 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:44:05 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: War and Peace There are plenty of memorials to those who fought and died in wars around the country. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1923 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:23:24 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: No Free Speech It's hard to get a fair hearing of all the facts when one side isn't allowed to speak. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1922 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 12 Jul 2018 08:20:45 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: Cogs in the Machine We need people who are cognisant, not cogs. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1921 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 09 Jul 2018 03:46:41 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Rein Them In! We need more debate and we need a lot less reining in! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1920 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:02:14 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: The Inverse Square Law We are all victims of the inverse square law! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1919 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:05:10 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: No Religion, No "Religion" People know what they want to believe before they look at the circumstances under discussion. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1918 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:59:25 GMT Comments OJB's Blog: Tribalism Some people don't even think I deserve the right to express an opinion! http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1917 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:52:37 GMT Politics OJB's Blog: A Jury of Citizens So it seems to me that "normal" people can make good decisions. http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1916 ojb@mac.com (OJB) Mon, 28 May 2018 09:03:06 GMT Politics