Category Archives: proper rants

The agnostic prayer placebo

Hey look, it’s a Sunday so it seems like an appropriate time to be reflecting on faith, religiousity and other such stuff. My faithful companion (the ineffable Holmes to my squidgy faced Watson if you will) James has been taking part in … Continue reading

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Suicide is painful.

I’ve blogged about having a good death before but I’m not sure I’ve ever really explicitly stated my views on Euthanasia. Seems like a good time to make some things explicit. I support the legalisation of euthanasia. Actively and fully support. … Continue reading

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Dr Richard Kent is made of wrong

So, I was flicking through the god channels the other day and encountered Dr Richard Kent telling me just why evolution is impossible. As you can imagine, I sat and watched the full hour… mainly with a smile on my … Continue reading

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Fuck you, Jenny McCarthy and your little dog too.

I finally got around to watching ‘The Vaccine War’, an interesting documentary by PBS. Unsurprisingly, it got me angry. Really, really angry. If there’s something that’s guaranteed to get my blood boiling it’s the world of vaccine avoiding parents. I don’t … Continue reading

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Did I miss the part where Jesus was in Mean Girls?

There seem to be a lot of mean people about at the moment. It’s got me to thinking about why people are mean, what I’m talking about when I specifically choose the word ‘mean’ to describe a person or an … Continue reading

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Stanislaw Burzynski and the great peptide cancer debacle.

I’m cross. As far as I’m concerned, anyone can claim anything they want to on the internet. It’s sort of a ‘freedom of speech and thought’ deal. the British monarchy are shape shifting lizards? We’re all already dead? Homeopathy works? … Continue reading

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Why Occupy?

I have a confession to make. I keep getting really cross with the people involved in the occupy movement. I mean really cross, vitriolic abuse flingingly cross. This isn’t like me… not at all like me. I’m not right-wing, I have socialist leanings … Continue reading

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Sperm burgling.

I’m guessing you’ve all seen the Liz Jones crazy sperm theft escapade article by now. What’s that? You’ve avoided it? Here, have a read. Yes, that’s a real article by a real journalist… well, columnist. And yes, she’s talking about … Continue reading

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Cut that out.

So, here’s the lay of the land… I currently have glandular fever, mono to our American cousins, and I’m going a little stir crazy. I’ve been thinking about circumcision a lot recently. Don’t ask me why… well, you can ask, … Continue reading

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A Priest is for life, not just for Christmas.

Okay, so first off… abortion. Not a subject for the squeamish. You have been warned. I was flicking through the religious channels yesterday as is my wont and I stumbled across a show that made every fibre of my being … Continue reading

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