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Monthly Archives: May 2011

From “Look To Windward” By Iain M. Banks

They talked, usually, in a small bare cell set aside for the purpose. All it contained was a single S-shaped curl-seat and a small window.
It was the old monk’s prerogative to use the first name of those junior to him, and so he called Quilan ‘Tibilo’, which made him feel like a child again. He [...]

WTF?!?!

Theese are most read stories on BBC dated 31 may 2011 WTF ?!?! WTF!??!?!?!?

Basic laws of human stupidity.

I recently found this page by by Carlo M. Cipolla which Mr. Cipolla defined the basic structure of Stupidity and clearly defined it in 5 simple laws.
We always use the term “Stupid”  But how we use it and what we mean by calling a person stupid is a bit vague. After reading his article about [...]