Category Archives: Idle Chit-Chat

Safe Spaces, No Platforming and Snowflake Politics

The U.K. Government is worried about free speech in universities, and announced yesterday (Boxing Day, 2017) that universities could face penalities. Speaking on the BBC, Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science, said: @2:33: “… because we are … Continue reading

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Secondary Education

More on the UK Government’s a consultation on Relationships and Sex Education in English secondary schools. Question No. 2 is: Thinking about relationships and sex education in secondary schools, what do you believe are the three most important subject areas … Continue reading

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Primary Education

The UK Government’s Department for Education has just begun a consultation with schools, parents and pupils (in England) on a long overdue revision to the Relationships Education in primary schools and the Relationships and Sex Education in secondary schools. (Here’s … Continue reading

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Who educates the educators?

Children as young as ten are being asked … whether they feel “comfortable in their gender.” The survey, distributed to schools by the Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, asks (amongst a number of questions on other serious issues) children to … Continue reading

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More fun with fractals

It’s been a while since I last posted fractal images… In retrospect, it was obvious the Mandelbrot set would rotate into a circle. After all, I knew from the start that there was no point rotating it about the real … Continue reading

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Making Judgements

Warning: Offensive language and triggers aplenty. Apologies in advance. Female sexbots are hated – why? What about the men who own and use them? Which of the following statements do you agree with? The sexbot-as-machine is: A deceiver, an unfeeling … Continue reading

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The goddess and the sexbot

I have a copper figurine that I bought nineteen years ago in Athens. I paid more for it than I realised at the time, but it’s worth far more to me than I paid. While it does have a certain … Continue reading

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