October 31, 2018
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Freedom of Speech

I grew up in a communist country where we have, perhaps mistakenly, thought that the difference between communist dictatorships and the western democracies was that in a free and democratic society “freedom of speech” meant that you still had your … Continue reading

Boiled Smoked Ham.

June 30, 2017
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Cholesterol: The Great Bluff

Recently the TV Channel TVO has aired a documentary about the Cholesterol hysteria, and that is mostly based on faulty research. http://tvo.org/video/documentaries/cholesterol-the-great-bluff http://tvo.org/transcript/119768x/video/documentaries/cholesterol-the-great-bluff Of course I keep saying the the Cholesterol Hysteria is just that, hysteria. What kills you is … Continue reading

A picture of a male gorilla.

June 4, 2016
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The Death of Harambe

Recently the internet is filled with emotional reaction to the events in the Cincinnati Zoo, where a 17 year old silverback male gorilla named Harambe — a member of an endangered species — has been shot dead because he might … Continue reading

July 2, 2014
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Take Me to Your Lizard

When the ancient Greeks have invented democracy the people have actually wielded the power by means of ostracism and graphe paranomon.