La, la, la. I can’t hear you, I’m not listening.


I’ve been watching the slow and gory deconstruction of the latest attempt to rehabilitate the hockey stick, otherwise known as the Marcott et al paper. It’s a bit voyeuristic, but you just can’t help yourself in the end. Within the context of the skeptic blogosphere, it’s the latest Christian thrown into the arena to be … Continue reading

Intentions, profiles and predictability.


I’ve spent an inordinate amount of my life working out other people’s real intentions, and what they would do and how they would attempt to do it, because of those intentions. Getting one jump ahead of complex, imaginative and sometimes troubled minds, is a tough business, but that’s what made it interesting. They were those very … Continue reading