Monthly Archives: September 2013

Textbook case

This is a textbook case of s…           myogdb and get a life?   Nope. Well yes, but …     Get a life?   Nope. Well, yes, but …             … Continue reading

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Which side of the box is this from?

Idea: Crowd source start-up costs for a campaign for a collective action lawsuit on the basis of the effects of marijuana prohibition. Goal: bankrupt the system and build a utopian society founded on love :)

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Let us …

… decriminalise drugs (of course ensure ease of access to various support programs for those who find that use of these substances interferes with objectives in their lives) and build checks and balances to ensure that those groups with more … Continue reading

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Marijuana prohibition

This is not one of those grey cases of public policy forgetting to help some wayward or otherwise unrepresented interest group. This is not a case of people slipping through cracks. In this case, public policy and the law conspired … Continue reading

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Brain wave:

Theory: We have brain waves but they have zero impact outside our own brain. First premise: Easy. We have brain waves. Second premise: I am unaware of any manner to evaluate the existence of any impact outside of potentially shared … Continue reading

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Freedom of association

Marijuana should be fully legal due to issues relating to “freedom of association”. Freedom of association is guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. A commonly cited application of this second element of the Canadian Charter of Rights … Continue reading

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Online Greyhound purchases

Save money. Buy your ticket online. Proceed … proceed … proceed … Final step arrives: you are about to be charged a service fee which is approximately equivalent to the ‘webfare savings’. Now that you have decided on your trip … Continue reading

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Boxes

Thinking in boxes is useful. Use it. Don’t get boxed in without knowing it.   [Note, Sept 2014: Sometimes it can be useful to let someone box you in. For example, an experienced manager can write you into a box, … Continue reading

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So full

I’m so full of myself I think I might be able to “make a difference”. What if you were too? What if everyone was? Be full of yourself. Make a difference. You can. Well all can. If you think it’s … Continue reading

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How evil is Iran?

Let’s look at a few main points here:   They want a nuclear deterrent. (We have a nuclear deterrent). They want better redistribution of economic resources. (We continue to debate this issue). They want to exploit oil slowly and leave … Continue reading

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