Daily Archives: September 22, 2006

Violence in Society

I enjoy films. I quite like ones which other people would hate. I really enjoyed “Sin City.” Some people would say it was sickening, wrong, violent, barbaric, or any of a whole host of appropiate adjectives. I might say it was escapism or fantasy. I wonder if there’s any significance that these are nouns. I […]

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The World Today

YouGov peace and conflict survey As part of our efforts to raise awareness about the UN International Day of Peace (21 September), International Alert commissioned a YouGov survey to discover the British public’s knowledge and awareness of peace and conflict today. The survey was conducted in August 2006 and the results were grim: nearly three-quarters […]

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Here’s a thought for the day – Swindon Surprise Maximus is rubbish. Almost as bad as the place.For a picture, click here (scroll down and click the “go” button). The Cambridge overwork messes up the coursing order above the treble, and the underwork doesn’t do much. The only music off the front is the odd […]

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