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People seem to be confusing "freedom of speech" with "freedom of facing no consequences for the things you're free to say"
Rebekah Brooks has resigned! Sky bid dropped! NotW extinct! Only four horcruxes left to go and Murdoch will be mortal again!
Nominees for Time's Person of the Year include the Higgs Boson, Mars Curiosity and Mitt Romney. Guys, none of those are actual people.
If you really wanted to boldly reboot Spider-Man, make him shoot webs from his butt and sperm from his hands, like a real spider.
Re: CERN, some ppl say it's silly to put so much money in something few people understand. Presumably those ppl also avoid banks.
Let's replace "brain" w/ "kidney" in all neuromyths. "We only use 10% of our kidneys." "Your left kidney is logical; right one's creative."
A Higgs boson walks into a bar. The barman doesn't understand.
There are only 2 narratives to disasters: "Nothing much happened - it was all just hype" or "WHY WEREN'T WE BETTER PREPARED??"
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