Monthly Archives: August 2012

HP … If I can't find you, I can't buy from you

I’m not a sales person, but I’m fairly certain if you were assembling a few basic rules of sales, a key one would be “make it easy for your customer to buy from you”. HP seem to work from another book. A book written in, published in, maintained in and directed from Bizarro-World. “Ungh. Make… Read More »

LNP notions of "Freedom of speech" are laughable, not laudable

Today the media made much brouhaha over a speech given by Tony Abbott to the Institute of Public Affairs relating to freedom of speech in Australia. Tony, you see, wants to remove section 18C of the Racial Discrimination act, which, to quote Tony: “Prohibits statements that ‘offend, insult, humiliate or intimidate’ another person or a… Read More »

Religious intolerance

“Those who injure the souls of believers with scorn and derision must be put in their place and in some cases also punished,” said Bamberg Archbishop Ludwig Schick on Wednesday. “Bishop calls for blasphemy laws“, The Local. The notion of blasphemy is both one of the most ridiculous, and simultaneously, the most dangerous ideas you… Read More »