Tag: stupidity

 

Fifteen observations on stupid statements and stupid people.

Having reflected on another of Kevin’s brilliant editorials I wish to add my own observations: Stupid statements are generated more often than not by stupid people. Seemingly intelligent people are also capable of generating stupid statements. Rocks, bricks, sticks, stones and lower forms of animal life cannot be expected toRead More

Email woes again!

I’ve been receiving unsolicited promotional emails again. I mean I tick the relevant box when I deal with companies – checking carefully that by doing so I do not opt in for such emails. But it’s clear to me now that they take no notice. They insist on sending meRead More

Evil things!

Bitcoin is now causing massive panic attacks all around the globe. People are pointing fingers and blaming Bitcoin!! You can hear the cry now “Bitcoin is a scam! Stay away from Bitcoin!” etc. Yet another Bitcoin exchange – namely Mt Gox,  implodes. Is that because of something especially devious aboutRead More

How difficult is a straight answer.

The following is a conversation with someone online. At the heart of this is that I only need a simple yes or no answer to very straight forward question. I felt like Jeremy Paxman The question is: “Is TxxxRxxx regulated by a financial authority of some sort?”  As you willRead More

Short shrift–will I be arrested?

Well, this morning I’m making myself a late breakfast in my kitchen at about 10:55 AM. It’s Saturday.  As I glance through my window, from behind my curtains, I could see that there are two people at my front door. It’s two old ladies. Well they look old and theyRead More

Saying nice things–by Scrooge!

It’s that time of year when I’ve been receiving the odd season’s greetings – and have been forced to send one or two to various folk. Yes – you got that. People and people on behalf of organisations are emailing me over the last two weeks to say “Seasons Greetings”,Read More

Just like Nanice

We are afraid… Afraid to live in a chaotic world But who are we and what are we afraid of? Is it our Gods? Our mortality? Other people? Or are we afraid of our success and ourselves? Today you have a chance, as you did yesterday To release yourself fromRead More

Idiocy 2.0–action time.

Well, I don’t know what to call this post. I mean it could be ‘Idiocy 29.0’ – I don’t care! This is about a phenomenon among the humans where if you say to them on such and such a date “Don’t do [this] ever”, the human then agrees. But thenRead More

How I know I can predict the future

Some, in search of a laugh will giggle and know that it’s me who has caused my car to break the window. Well, continue laughing because the fact is that I did not do this. This was taken outside of a certain Hotel. On 14th October, when I parked thereRead More

Trying to be helpful

I’ve had it – I’m sick of people trying to be helpful! Why? It’s repeatedly the case that I ask someone or the other ( – and it doesn’t matter who) for a simple piece of information by email e.g. “Am I at venue X on Mon, Tues and Wednesday?”Read More

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