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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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Greg Hands and The Creationist School (Part 2)

Part 1 here. This is a continuation of what I, and many others, see as the problem of creationist views (and other religous nonsense) being taught in schools. First is the letter from Greg Hands and below that is my … Continue reading

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The Higgs Boson, A Religious Nutter and Someone Who Knows Something About America

… walk into a radio show and cause me to facepalm repeatedly. Listeners of The BBC Radio Wales Phone-In were treated to some utter tripe yesterday when for some reason Stephen Green (known mainly for being religious and, in my … Continue reading

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And The Lord will rain down a plague of very small rodents?

It seems that the Old Testament God really has gone all shy on us, leaving his lazy and frankly farcical sibling, God, to dole out punishments on sinners everywhere. This time the sorry soul feeling His mighty wrath is Tesco … Continue reading

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No First Communion For Boy With Down’s Syndrome – An Atheists View

I awoke on Friday morning to a BBC news broadcast (I use my TV as an alarm as it frustrates me in to leaving my room) about a young boy, Denum, with Down’s Syndrome who was refused his First Holy … Continue reading

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Safely Log In To Google Using a QR Code

We’ve all wandered into a seemingly less than reputable Internet cafe and dreaded that moment where we’ve had to enter our email password – which coincidentally we use for everything else – on that strangely sticky keyboard whilst sitting on … Continue reading

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Deploy a Specific Mercurial Branch with Capistrano

This is mostly a reminder for me as I couldn’t find an example online (I have notoriously bad Google-Fu) about deploying a different branch to the one you have set in your Capistrano deploy.rb file. The command is very simple: … Continue reading

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