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Gerard Rennick and the Dunning-Kruger Effect

May 28, 2023 - 09:37 -- Admin

If there was a competition for the stupidest parliamentarian, now that Craig Kelly is no longer in parliament, the poor, benighted senator Gerard Rennick seems certainly hard to beat. In his latest utterance, he has let the climate science community know that they have missed a vital aspect on which the climate is solely dependent: gravity. In a tweet he said the following: “CO2 is a gas, it cannot trap convection.

Murderous nation

May 24, 2023 - 10:12 -- Admin

After writing a piece about the idiocy of the US gun culture and the enormous number of mass murders by gun1, I wondered just how generally murderous the US was. As I suspected, it is a relatively nasty place.

We have our own gun nuts

May 22, 2023 - 11:10 -- Admin

While there is a great deal of smugness about the gun buyback scheme instituted by the Howard coalition government after the Port Arthur massacre, when compared to the murderous availability of guns in the US. In the 1996 firearm massacre in Tasmania, 35 people died, and afterwards Australian governments united to remove semi‐automatic and pump‐action shotguns and rifles from civilian possession, as a key component of gun law reforms1.

Death cult

May 13, 2023 - 07:46 -- Admin

The first essay I wrote on this blog, back in January 2017, was about gun violence in the US. It was entitled appropriately ‘Gun nuts’1. At that time, the essay was based on data from between 2013 and 20161. Since then, that gun violence has only worsened. 

He did what?

May 6, 2023 - 12:04 -- Admin

Everybody who reads newspapers or their websites knowns that the relevance deficit disorder sufferer, and NSW One Notion upper house member, Mark Latham, tweeted something disgustingly homophobic (and deleted it subsequently) about openly gay NSW independent lower house member Alex Greenwich1.