Tag Archives: satire

…resumed

After that lengthy bout of Pig Lung, I’m back to writing stuff that’s longer then 140 characters. Feels good. A few things to catch up on… One of my perennial points of incomprehension is why people with ‘deeply-held’ religious beliefs … Continue reading

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Mocking the king, not the subjects

I’ve made it clear before that though I think that mockery and satire are a good and necessary thing, but only when applied upwards – by the relatively powerless to the powerful. Mockery by the strong of the weak is … Continue reading

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Making a mockery

“Censorship, like charity, should begin at home. Unlike charity, it should stay there.” – Dorothy Parker So the new song by Amanda Palmer has been refused air play by every TV and radio network in the UK. It’s been described … Continue reading

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God and pasta, stoning and scorn

“They’re just your beliefs. They’re not real.” – Bill Hicks “Death to all fanatics!” – Old Discordian saying. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… What people believe and how they act on the basis of their beliefs fascinates me. Consider the Flying Spaghetti Monster . … Continue reading

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