Are you tired of obeying so-called “laws”? Do you want to be truly free? Are you more than slightly insane? Then declare yourself a FOTL and life will be just peachy. Not so peachy for the courts and councils and police and shop assistants who’ll have to deal with you though. You have a parking fine. You’re annoyed. Why does this shit always happen to you, a hard-working, honest citizen trying to scrape together an existence from the measly ration…
Sunday, 14 April 2013

On the bus with Kafka

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Myki tells you constantly to remember the “three Ts”: Touch on, Touch off, Top up. What they don’t talk about though, are the “three Cs” they never let you forget: cry, complain, cry Tuesday morning (22 January 2013) I boarded the bus on the way to Essendon station to go to work. I placed my myki containing wallet against the reader on the bus and it bong, bong, bonged, rather than bleeped. It showed the message “Expired. Time to get…
Sunday, 14 April 2013

Links we liked this week - 15th April 2013

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Daily Mail: It’s hell being posh but poor Petronella Wyatt has sold her pearls and given up dining at the Ritz in Chanel suits because, like her friends in the ‘Broke Generation’, she says you just can’t live on six-figures. (Warning: do not read without tissues close to hand.) Bored Panda: 30 Baby Animals That Will Make You Go ‘Aww’. You’re welcome. Business Insider: What We Can Learn From Sweden’s Inequality Lessons How Sweden turned its economy around without widening…
Sunday, 14 April 2013

PDF for subscribers - 15 April 2013

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Monday, 08 April 2013

How is abomination formed?

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Who defines an abomination? God? Or the fears of the people claiming to speak in his name? I was a guest on the Salt and Pepper show on Joy94.9 (the GLBTIQ radio station in Melbourne) the other day. I prepared for this by reading my bible and marking certain passages to read out on air. While this did strike me as funny (I’m straight, an atheist and very much a radio newbie) the context wasn’t funny at all, it was…