Rapture, Global Warming, and Other Delusions

Harold Camping was wrong. 200 million Christian believers were not ‘raptured’ up to heaven on Saturday. If Christian fundamentalists keep this up, it will only be another 100 or so wrong predictions and they will have as much of a credibility problem as the global warming alarmists. Seriously. How is it that someone like Camping gets two predictions …

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Building the Stuff-up Revolution

I am against taxpayer funded subsidies as a matter of general principle. Subsidies mean the government thinks it knows how to use your money better than you do. For example, I have a 100km return trip to work each day, and live in a remote area where petrol costs a third more than in Adelaide. …

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Failure is Essential

One of a few interesting posts over the last week from Dr Tim Ball: Support and even reward of failure by the current US administration is the culmination of a pattern begun several years ago under the guise of progress. It generally began in the school system when students were not allowed to fail, and worse, …

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