Archive for 2003/07/14

Sly, Cunning Bastards

Wow, everyone really must miss me. Ben Fowler’s hitting my hot buttons too! Ben writes: Australians here, amongst others might be aware that our beloved PM has recently gotten some flak over intelligence he and his conservative cronies used to gatecrash the war in Iraq. The problem with this is that Ben’s not talking about […]

Future Fortunes

Obviously concerned at my lack of new entries while I’m travelling, Martin’s posted an irresistable taunt. The issue at question is “Why do modern societies work so much?” There are a few answers to this — one is simply an internalised desire to do work, ie, a work ethic. That’s a pretty trite line of […]