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by bindeweede
Fri May 24, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: Brexit consequences
Replies: 734
Views: 93686

Re: Brexit consequences

Researchers gave 11,225 volunteers psychological tests before the referendum and asked how they intended to vote. Results suggest that leavers tended to be less numerate, more impulsive and more prone to accept the unsupported claims of authoritarian figures. “Compared with remain voters, leave vot...
by bindeweede
Fri May 24, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Great Quotes.
Topic: On the PM.
Replies: 6
Views: 115

Re: On the PM.

"Who Theresa May has tears for
Herself.

Who Theresa May does not have tears for
The homeless,
Kids in poverty,
Victims of the DWP,
Grenfell fire victims,
Windrush generation,
The people of Yemen,
The Nurses using foodbanks."

No sympathy, ever, from me.
by bindeweede
Fri May 24, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: In The News.
Topic: Boris Johnson.
Replies: 19
Views: 3511

Re: Boris Johnson.

Boris Johnson could be summoned to court to face accusations ​of misconduct in public office over his infamous pledge to claw back £350m a week from Brussels for the NHS. "District judge Margot Coleman said would inform both parties of her decision on 29 May. The case continues." https://www.indepe...
by bindeweede
Fri May 24, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: The poems of Brian Bilston.
Replies: 63
Views: 9093

Re: The poems of Brian Bilston.

RESIGNATION

It is with great regret
that I must resign
myself today


to watching
the country
in total disarray.
by bindeweede
Fri May 24, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Music And Literature.
Topic: Topical limerics.
Replies: 33
Views: 7759

Re: Topical limerics.

Embattled Prime Minister May,
Who struggled to get her own way,
While those who'd be leader
All fought to succeed her,
Reluctantly called it a day.
by bindeweede
Wed May 22, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Art And Photography.
Topic: Great pics...great captions?
Replies: 14
Views: 6946

Re: Great pics...great captions?

And another for those who appreciate the thoughts of lesser-known Scottish philosophers.

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by bindeweede
Wed May 22, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Art And Photography.
Topic: Great pics...great captions?
Replies: 14
Views: 6946

Re: Great pics...great captions?

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by bindeweede
Wed May 22, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Great Quotes.
Topic: On the PM.
Replies: 6
Views: 115

Re: On the PM.

Tony.Williams wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 3:15 pm
Thinking about it, the danger period for May (in terms of mental and physical health) seems most likely to come when she finally gives up and resigns.
Some in Westminster are suggesting it could be tonight.
by bindeweede
Tue May 21, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Great Quotes.
Topic: On the PM.
Replies: 6
Views: 115

On the PM.

Yesterday, upon the stair,
I met a PM who wasn't there.
She wasn't there again today.
I wish, I wish she'd go away.

"With apologies."


DAG via Twitter.
by bindeweede
Tue May 21, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: Tactical voting on Thursday.
Replies: 4
Views: 102

Re: Tactical voting on Thursday.

"Remainvoter" seems to be arousing some suspicions on Twitter, for what that is worth. Voting for Greens being recommended in most regions, even though other outfits suggest LD for the anti-Brexit vote. Labour likely to do poorly, and Conservatives even worse. Results coming in on Sunday night I bel...
by bindeweede
Tue May 21, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: New Tory leader.
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: New Tory leader.

chaggle wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 2:21 pm

Anyone know what's got to happen?
At the moment, I'd say it would be courageous of anyone to attempt an answer. Apart from, "No."
by bindeweede
Sat May 18, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: New cartoon thread.
Replies: 336
Views: 51810

Re: New cartoon thread.

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by bindeweede
Sat May 18, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Skepticism and Critical Thinking.
Topic: "Why You Can't Win An Argument With an Idiot".
Replies: 3
Views: 39

"Why You Can't Win An Argument With an Idiot".

A new video with not so much new material. and a sales pitch at the end. But worth a watch.



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by bindeweede
Fri May 17, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Art And Photography.
Topic: Great pics...great captions?
Replies: 14
Views: 6946

Re: Great pics...great captions?

"I see that Boris Johnson is selflessly putting the country's best interests first again."

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by bindeweede
Wed May 15, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Skepticism and Critical Thinking.
Topic: "Truth Decay."
Replies: 0
Views: 116

"Truth Decay."

A recent article from Steven Novella. The RAND corporation (a think tank of scientists and researchers), which has been researching the issue, defines Truth Decay as: 1- increasing disagreement about facts and analytical interpretations of facts and data 2- a blurring of the line between opinion and...