Don’t Like Eating Dolphins? Don’t Eat One.

Green activists are once again turning Japan’s annual dolphin hunt to their financial advantage, deep-sixing facts in favour of fund-raising propaganda. Sure, the slaughter at Taiji Cove is not for the squeamish, but neither is any Australian abattoir … Lies, damned lies and dolphins Villagers  in Taiji in Japan are halfway through their annual dolphin …

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Greenpeace Not A Charity

As a contrast to the appallingly dumb judicial decision in the previous post, I offer this as a counter-example: Greenpeace has lost a High Court battle to restore its status as a charity. The environmental lobby group was deregistered as a charity last year after the Charities Commission decided it had an overtly political role, …

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Penn and Teller on Recycling

I find these guys annoying. There is far too much pointless swearing – it’s intrusive and sometimes offensive. So you couldn’t show this a to a group of students, or your Rotary Club, which is a pity. And Penn and Teller are often arrogant and sometimes wrong. But there is enough good research and good argument in this episode …

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