Archive for September 2001
Today I keep finding links that take me to this satirical site. Star piece for today (and surprisingly moving too) is “God Angrily Clarifies ‘Don’t Kill’ Rule”. Read it.
Tom Cunliffe at Time for tea pointed me to Annie Mole’s site called London Underground. No, not a trainspotter’s site, but a complete “microculture” – stuff that those of us who use the Tube every day take completely for granted. Or maybe it’s irony?
Doc Searls refers to a list of former WTC tenants, and their corporate websites that in some cases seem untouched by events of the 11th, frozen where they were left in cyberspace. Hmmm.
…is the title of a thought provoking article by George Monbiot (who characterises himself as an “objector”) For him objecting to war is not about appeasing terrorists, nor does he view the events of 11th September as anything other than “a crime against humanity”, but he does argue strongly that if we forgo justice then [...]
John Pilger wrote in the Guardian last week In these surreal days, there is one truth. Nothing justified the killing of innocent people in America last week and nothing justifies the killing of innocent people anywhere else. …and further urged us in the UK to “behave responsibly” and turn away from the imperialistic response to [...]
Awakeners I still don’t know what to think about current world events. I’ve been trawling the web searching for contrasting opinions that might help narrow down my thoughts. For example Dave Winer writes about his own attitudes to the America he lives in and how they are changing, and contrasts this with the pulse of [...]
Just reading How The Mind Works by Steven Pinker. After the intro he dives into explaining the computational theory of mind, and now (in the chapter I am currently reading) revisits the theory of evolution and explains how this impinges on the growth of the human mind. It sometimes takes me a few weeks to [...]