Author Archives: James

Cristina Odone wants to leave Britain if we stop animal cruelty. Go ahead.

In a piece that stinks to high heaven of confused stupidity Cristina Odone seems to have lost all sense of perspective claiming that it is British culture to place the welfare of animals above that of humans. Of course her … Continue reading

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A feminist programming language? Why the hell not?

What might your reaction be upon hearing about the idea of a programming language that takes its cues from feminism? If you’re a computer scientist you may be interested on what parts of feminist philosophy one can apply, usefully, to … Continue reading

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“Dr” wants religious beliefs to trump evidence based medical advice

There is a fantastic and dangerous lie, unmentioned and assumed, in human society: parents know what’s best for their child. The simple fact is that sometimes parents need to be told what’s good for their child. This is why the … Continue reading

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(Some) Free Wifi for Fulham

It would seem some manner of “free” wifi is bound for the streets of Fulham, Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush. Under a new deal, not yet signed, Arqiva look set to install wireless access points in the lampposts around the borough. … Continue reading

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Homeopathic nonsense crops up in local article

Homeopathy can appear anywhere I guess. I’ve recently seen it pop up in my local newspaper (Fulham & Hammersmith Chronicle) in an article on urban foxes and their status as pests. The piece features a Kensington man, Mark Mason, who … Continue reading

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What Doctors Don’t Tell You – An Incredible Accusation

It’s a strange thing to think that your doctor may be keeping a secret from you. Some medicine, cheap and plentiful, that could change your life for the better, forever. My family doctor has treated us for at least the … Continue reading

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Richmond Adult Community College Teaching Reiki Nonsense – A Letter

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing over some concerns I have that RACC is holding Reiki courses. My first concern is with the unscientific nature of reiki and the way in which its unsupported claims are advertised in your syllabus. There … Continue reading

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