Monthly Archives: May 2011

ÚDOLÍ UNAVENÝCH PAPOUŠKŮ

Pavel Jacko “Life is short and the number of books appalling” John Cowper Powys, The Meaning of Culture Dělám věci, které bych neměl dělat. Jako třeba půjčovat si poslední knihu Petra Careyho. Už bych měl mít rozum.

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IDES of June

by Paul Jacko Scene I: The palace bedroom, somewhere in Canberia T:- Don’t go Juliii, don’t go. J (waking up) :- I hear the tongue, shriller than all the music, let me see your face. Oh, it’s you. T:- Beware … Continue reading

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Further Fatalism

Notice the irony of a chaplain critiquing superstition. A CASINO chaplain says Australians are too superstitious and wrongly believe luck is on their side. Crown’s resident chaplain, Fr James Grant, said that too many gamblers were not rational about their prospects … Continue reading

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DAŇ STRACHU

Poznámka autora: Tento článek je přesně čtyři roky starý, ale bohužel stále aktuální. Byl publikován v Novém Polygonu, v Novinách a na www.cs-magazin.com. “Nechme prostáčky, ať se bojí. Tím líp pro nás. Nebýt strachu… Chudých je víc a mají v … Continue reading

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Destroying the planet and feeling good about it!

 from the quill of Antisthenes The following came from the depths of internet, no author, no date, as those things go. Nevertheless, it is good and it would be a pity to ignore it. And perhaps us, older people could … Continue reading

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FOG of CHAOS INDEPENDENT PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

ANGRY ANDERSON TO PERFORM AT THE DUNGOG FILM FESTIVAL’S CLOSING NIGHT GALA where he will present the world premiere of the musical short film ‘BENEFIT’ The Dungog Film Festival’s closing night gala will be the setting for the world premiere … Continue reading

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Global Warming Arithmetics

from the quill of Antisthenes According to the report in The Australian of 16th November, 2006 visitor Al Gore had noted that corporate Australia was becoming more interested in global emissions trading. Gore said this was partly due to Australia’s … Continue reading

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CHERNOBYL, FUKUSHIMA and KROWATHUNKOOLUNG*

 from the quill of Antisthenes Some good news at last. Former Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation chairman Ziggy Switkowski on 19th May, 2011 said that “the ‘centre of gravity’ for innovation and manufacturing of nuclear power is moving quickly … Continue reading

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Vlk na moři a hyeny na souši

Ludwig von Gress Za obrovské ztráty lidských životů v zákopové válce na západní frontě v první světové válce se dává vina generálům, francouzským, německým a britským. Názory se různí na to, který generální štáb by měl dostat první cenu. Myslím, … Continue reading

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RUSÁCI FOREVER

Tomáš Novotný Za komunistických dob to bylo jasné. Jakmile hrálo československé hokejové mužstvo na mistrovství světa nebo olympiádě proti hokejistům Sovětského svazu, vždycky v tom většina lidí viděla šanci pomstít se těm nenáviděným Rusákům aspoň na ledě a podle toho se … Continue reading

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Five Hundred miles, Five Hundred miles…

 from the quill of Antisthenes  At the moment the north magnetic pole moves sixty-four kilometers a year, apparently faster than observed previously. At that speed it will make those five hundred miles of the song in about 12 years. So … Continue reading

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OKNO DO SVĚTA

Pavel Jacko Trošku jsem to přehnal s tím titulkem. Jsou to jen okna do ulice. Bydlím tady na rohu a vidím z oken na dvě strany. Poněvadž často jen tak po místnostech chodím a přemýšlím, vím, co se děje venku. Vidívám … Continue reading

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200% chyba

Profesor Emeritus Rudolf Výborný Profesor Christy je profesor atmosferické fyziky na Universitě v Alamaba, byl také jedním z předních autorů první zprávy IPCC o globálním oteplování. Těžko by bylo ho obvinit ze zaujetí proti hypotéze globálního oteplování, těžko by bylo upřít, … Continue reading

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Antisthenes: Your Money or Your carbon

from the quill of Antisthenes  That’s what the highwaymen could have been asking for, had they known that a human body, ignoring water, consists mainly of the element carbon. Of course, compared to our ALP politicians, the highwaymen were honest … Continue reading

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Antisthenes: Made in China

 from the quill of Antisthenes  I shudder whenever somebody mentions new, better, more effective laws. I know very well what it means – in 95% of cases the old laws were not enforced and somebody, politicians, public service or both … Continue reading

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Bin Laden a smutek v ABC

Profesor Emeritus Rudolf Výborný Je smutný fakt, že levicoví intelektuálové nenávidí západní demokracie ve kterých žijí a které jim umožňují svobodně projevovat jejich zhoubné názory. Jejich nenávist                     k svobodnému světu jde mnohem dál než jenom ke kritice stávajícího vládního … Continue reading

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Antisthenes: And Dick Smith gives you …

 from the quill of Antisthenes  …no, not some endangered tipplewinged froll, but a specimen of very flourishing species, his personal protégé, the future Australian of the Year – David Hicks. From Tim Blair’s blog: Imre Salusinszky celebrates the entirely merit-based and … Continue reading

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Statistical Magic and its uses

It seems these days that we all need to be professional statisticians, the real statisticians having long since drop any pretensions of integrity. I refer the reader to this mail post by Kris Sayce, an investment advisor, with several investment … Continue reading

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Antisthenes: Silicone Tax?

  from the quill of Antisthenes  Disturbed by the unexpected opposition to the carbon tax from the normally docile Australian public, the ALP spinmeisters suddenly produced a new meme : – “the people are not really afraid of the carbon tax, … Continue reading

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A TŘETÍ JEZDEC JE HLAD

Pavel Jacko Tento poněkud apokalyptický titulek neznamená, že proto, že já již tady dlouho nebudu, lidstvo musí zahynout se mnou. Nezahyne. Mám ale dojem, že jen ten póvl přežije. Pokud se dá věřit Organizaci spojených národů, což většinou ne, světová … Continue reading

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