Tuesday, September 21, 2004

Corporate Free Press

"Power without responsibility, influence without accountability: 'the corporate free press' is an oxymoronic disaster for justice and freedom" 1

1. David Cromwell and David Edwards, 20 September, 2004. The editors are unrepentant, New Statesman.

Saturday, September 18, 2004

Ideas

"Ideas are far morepowerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?" 1

1. Stalin, ???

Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Economic Equality

"No citizen shall be rich enough to buy anothr and none shall be so poor as to be forced to sell himself." 1

1. Rousseau, 1762.

Freedom

"The English people believes itself to be free, it is gravely mistaken; it is only free when it elects its member of parliment; as soon as they are elected, the people are enslaved; it is nothing. In the brief moment of its freedom, the English people makes such use of its freedom that it deserves to lose it." 1

1. Rousseau, 1762. The Social Contract.

Tuesday, September 14, 2004

Frozen Food

When you factor in the cost of freezing food, is frozen food the most expensive?
"the more powerful the government is, the less people take the personal responsibility" 1

1. Pat Murphy, 11 September, 2004. Locus Online, Global to Local.
"When you're a net importer or IP, there's no good economic reason to treat foreign ideas as sacrosanct property. Indeed, piracy and successful induustrialisation go hand in hand." 1

1. Cory Doctorow, 10 September, 2004. Global to Local, Locus Online.

Tuesday, September 07, 2004

Permenant

"Nothing is permenant" 1

1. Unknown

Sunday, September 05, 2004

House of Commons

The house of commons is a house of "representatives". There are a lot of people representing middle aged men, who is representing everyone else?

Saturday, September 04, 2004

Management Structure

In a pyramidical organisation, there's only so muc people can focus on.