Saturday Morning Pam-toons. End of the Clapham Line. Guest artist Mackenzie Knight. (Repost Sept. 2020)
The Man on the Clapham Omnibus The ‘Man on the Clapham Omnibus’ is an hypothetical reasonable, ordinary person used in English law courts as a standard to judge the actions of real people in given situations — particularly to determine… Read More ›
The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato. –A.N. Whitehead– Alfred North Whitehead, Process and Reality, Gifford Lectures 1927-28, New York: The Free Press, 1973. Internet Archive, accessed… Read More ›
So … what did you do? I broke the Law of the Excluded Middle.
Categories: 1) Someone-Said-Something-Wrong-on-the-Internet Typathon (Individual and Team events) Individuals are logged onto a Facebook account with a continuous feed of posts, each followed by a comment thread. Athletes must respond to as many posts and corresponding comments as possible over… Read More ›
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I imagine structions are rated on a danger-scale from A through D. An A is precautionary for ‘in the unlikely event’, but be aware something can go wrong. A B denotes a strong likelihood of minor injury or inconvenience. C,… Read More ›
Creative thinkers are often detached from social constraints. Some people detached from social constraints are psychopaths. And so, is the video-gamer in your basement on the verge of a scientific breakthrough or his next kill?