Category Archives: Ramblings

Health & Healthcare

I was inspired by a recent online discussion (discussion is being charitable), to put some of my disorganised thoughts on healthcare down in something close to a coherent form. Well after finishing, I hope it can be described as such.

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Standards of Evidence

Suppose I were to tell you that I didn’t believe the theory of evolution. After getting past your initial incredulity you might as why that is, given all the evidence and scientific research that has been done.  I would respond … Continue reading

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The Wii U: This Generation’s Best Console

This article was originally published at HeroesOfPlay.blog

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git gud

This article was originally published at Another-Castle.com Polygon recently published a widely mocked gameplay video of the first 30 minutes of Doom. Whoever was playing obviously had very little experience using a controller and the difficulty appeared to be set to … Continue reading

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Political Journalism is Stupid

It really is. And I really want to put emphasis on stupid. It is so stupid that I can’t understand why I was, and many intelligent people are, so caught up with it. When Paul Keating was Treasurer, there was … Continue reading

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Voting & Skin in the Game

As I wrote last week, I’ve become increasingly skeptical of democracy over the last few years. That’s not to say I’m against it or would prefer another system, just that my thoughts on the question are increasingly outside the box … Continue reading

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Kings & Freedom

I’ve been thinking about the contradiction in my thinking between my support for existing monarchies and my general hostility to government. Should I not favor democratic rule over hereditary? Do not monarchies exist because the monarch’s ancestors were the most … Continue reading

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