This will be my last post at Divided Answers – I’m moving the full archive over to Integrated Questions and then, hopefully, diving back in to some regular blogging. Check out my post over at IQ regarding the changes.
A couple of days ago the SMH posted an article in which it stated that “The Reserve Bank has been involved in the payment of multimillion-dollar commissions to shady middle-men in its drive to win banknote printing deals with foreign governments.” (side note: The URL I was using now points to a SMH website, though… Continue reading The Sydney Morning Herald Calls Out the RBA
I’ve spent the last fifteen or twenty minutes taking a very brief look over some of the budget papers released tonight. I intend to post a more considered and detailed response to the budget late on Thursday evening. But I thought I’d throw my first two or three thoughts out here for your perusal. Overall… Continue reading Budget First Thoughts
Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has announced that they are no longer providing any of their products as electronic downloads. DriveThruRPG.com and RPGNow.com have already taken down all the WotC products they offer – including for the people who already purchased them under the belief that they would have multiple downloads if necessary… WotC haven’t… Continue reading The Incompetence and Competence of the Gaming Industry
What follows is a largely unedited list I compiled during O-Week this year. The titles are relatively self-descriptive. The Bad:* The ABSS trying to get their own way without regard for anyone else, the legalities of any existing agreements, or basic common sense.* The Engies being sexually-exploitative and harrassing arseholes* People who steal giant rubber… Continue reading O-Week 2009 – Good, Bad, Ugly, and Outright Stupid
Too often of late I have found myself saying three things. The first is cursing the ideology of those around me. Though, to be fair, it is not their ideology itself that I curse. It is the blindness and zeal with which they pursue that ideology. Conviction and fortitude are desirable traits, but they must… Continue reading Three Thoughts, Three Failings
There are moral absolutes. Killing another human is always wrong.Torture is always wrong.Standing idly by whilst someone unwillingly dies is always wrong.Allowing someone to suffer is always wrong. This is by no means an exhaustive list of things that are always wrong. Just the first couple that come to mind to make my point in… Continue reading Two Evils Do Not Make A Good