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The loaded gun

Power materializes when one can impose onto others more than others can impose onto him. As the Good said to the Ugly, “in this world there are only two kinds of people: those with loaded guns and those who dig”.  1,448 more words


The taboo equilibrium

The way in which a game has been played in the past generally affects the moves that will be available to each player in the future. 920 more words


Eight Medics, an Injection in the Backside and a Strangelove Moment

Yesterday afternoon I had a Doctor Strangelove moment.

Those of you who read my posts on movies and books will know that Stanley Kubrick’s masterly black comedy about World War Three is one of my all-time favourites. 1,557 more words


PowerPoint may drain our very spirit, but there’s @nichemediahq hope

Recent online conversation has resurrected one of the more important debates of the modern age. In a nutshell: Why does PowerPoint suck, and what can be done about it? 497 more words

Change Of Venue

Review - The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

The immortal Spike Milligan once said that the German sense of humour is no laughing matter. Having seen The Hundred Year-Old Man (no, I’m not writing out the full title again), one might think this could be applied to the Swedes as well. 496 more words


Is There a Doctor Strangelove Roaming Around the Obama Administration?

The questions surrounding the condition of the U.S. nuclear missile force should be taken doubly seriously, given the warnings that Lyndon LaRouche has been issuing regarding the immediate danger of a thermonuclear war. 710 more words

Stopping WW III

Eight and a Half of My favorite Movie Performances: Completely Unhelpful and Yet Still Full of Spoilers

So, I’m still trying to get back in the swing of blogging here.  Damned if life isn’t keeping me away from the keyboard these days, but I miss it so. 1,749 more words