(A Beginners’ Guide To Reclaiming Online Privacy)
[Last Updated: 2021.12.05]
There were problems that arose with the original post of this, because … at something over forty-one thousand words … every time I made edits and saved it, my account would get suspended whilst under investigation, because it…
Neil Postman’s observation that we are “amusing ourselves to death”
… was hardly a radical insight; it’s nothing new.
Leaving aside his indebtedness to McLuhan for previously establishing the framework within which such ideas could be treated both academically and (appropriately enough) popularly
The essence of Country music is this:
My poppa dun abandoned my momma
My sweetheart dun walked out on me
My only friend (the dog) dun died o’ cancer
But the prison guards ain’t dun whuppin’ me
Basically, Life started out bad, got worse and is only…
The 11th of July is World Population Day ¹.
But what I have to tell you is too important to wait until then.
There are approximately 7,800,000,000 people on this planet.
̶A̶p̶p̶r̶o̶x̶i̶m̶a̶t̶e̶l̶y̶ 7,799,999,999 of them are wrong.
… only not nearly so interesting.
Okay … so … I’m a bit of a ̶b̶a̶d̶ ̶i̶n̶f̶l̶u̶e̶n̶c̶e̶ scamp and have, in the Past, attempted to persuade friends to get arrested for brawling at the circus, to necklace local ne’erdowells with angry feral cats, to torch others with a flamethrower ¹, to lead Canada into…