Darwin’s Nightmare: globalisation, fish, evil [via Bekah]
Monday 31 July, 02006
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Friday 28 July, 02006
On Monday the new 10c, 20c & 50c coins come into circulation. You could give your old ones to that evergreen parable of the Kingdom, the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary
Tuesday 25 July, 02006
Newest flatmate F started to teach B and me tango yesterday evening & it was some window on a different and good world, and I suppose it’s the expected thing but I want to be Latin and feisty and upright and moving lockstep with my opposite, the end of the rainbow for a hundred metaphors. But first I have to learn how to walk, she said, that is the important thing.
Monday 24 July, 02006
In a recent radio interview, Stanley Hauerwas said:
… the very idea that America has some kind of special understanding of ‘freedom’ that we want to share around the world, is just a capitalist set of presumptions that says freedom is walking in the Circuit City and trying to decide whether I’m going to by a Sony or a Panasonic. That’s not freedom – I mean that’s just as a matter of fact to be determined to be a consumer.
And an SH paraphrase from an unrelated article:
Nothing is more destructive to Christianity than simply saying it is all about love. Jesus was about creating an alternative to the social order – one that requires hospitality to the stranger and forgiveness for the offender. This Christianity is far from being safe. It is, in fact, dangerous.
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Friday 07 July, 02006
George Bush sings Sunday Bloody Sunday [YT video]
I walked on the opposite side of the road to the side I normally walk when I walk to Chummeez/Fujiyama cafe on Lambton Quay. I don’t know which it is, Chummeez or Fujiyama. I hope it’s Chummeez but Fujiyama is more likely. It was quite a different thing, walking on the other side. There was a little more rain. The train station seemed a lot closer than it normally does. But I crossed back into normalcy and into the restaurant. (more…)