links for 2008-03-17

  • John Dewey says education but he means indoctrination. His contempt for knowledge, for facts, for truth has stained the entire twentieth century. Dewey has exchanged teaching for indoctrination, conditioning, parenting
    (tags: skool)
  • “Economic management is not a matter of textbooks and algebraic equations. It is people: their reactions to stimuli, to adversity, and to one another.” Sir Robert Muldoon, New Zealand’s Prime Minister from 1975 to 1984 and one of our most underrated polit
  • In all these scenarios we are stuffed. All our eggs are in the one basket. How can our economy not collapse? The very people who talk about sensible investing are pushing for a strategy with, at best, an uncertain future. It’s all bound to end in tears.
    (tags: economy)
  • Finalists for the 2007 Roger Award for the “Worst Transnational Corporation in Aotearoa/New Zealand” are: Telecom, Spotless, Pike River Coal, ANZ, British American Tobacco (BAT), Independent Liquor, APN News & Media, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Essentially, materialists understand science as applied materialism. The purpose of science is to confirm materialism. So scientists find evidence that supports materialism. If not, they must just keep looking.
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