Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Brave, Brave James Hardie

Brave, Brave James Hardie
When lawsuits raised their ugly head, 
they bravely changed their name and fled
Brave, Brave, Brave, Brave James Hardie

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Mysterious Ways

God for you is where you sweep away all the mysteries of the world, all the challenges to our intelligence.
You simply turn your mind off and say God did it.
 — Carl Sagan

Monday, 28 November 2011


I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.
 — Thomas Watson, Chairman of IBM, in 1943

640K ought to be enough for anybody.
 — Bill Gates, in 1981

Sunday, 27 November 2011


Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
 — Friedrich Nietzsche

Saturday, 26 November 2011


I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
 — Mark Twain

Friday, 25 November 2011

Corporate Intelligence

There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.
 — Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corporation, 1977

Thursday, 24 November 2011

The Way Out

We don’t like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.
 — Decca Recording Company, rejecting the Beatles, in 1962

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

The Evolution Of Error

Science is the record of dead religions.
 — Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, 22 November 2011


The slightest acquaintance with history shows that powerful republics are the most warlike and unscrupulous of nations. 
 — Ambrose Bierce

Monday, 21 November 2011

Variation And Selection

Any man who afflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood.
 — HL Mencken

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

We Care A Lot

We Care A Lot About Disasters, Fires, Floods And Killer Bees
We Care A Lot About The NASA Shuttle Falling In The Sea
We Care A Lot About Starvation And The Food That Live Aid Bought
We Care A Lot About Disease, Baby Rock, Hudson, Rock, Yeah!

We Care A Lot About The Gamblers And The Pushers And The Geeks
We Care A Lot About The Crack And Smack And Whack That Hits The Street
We Care A Lot About The Welfare Of All The Boys And Girls
We Care A Lot About You People Cause We're Out To Save The World


And It's A Dirty Job But Someone's Gotta Do It

We Care A Lot About The Army Navy Air Force And Marines
We Care A Lot About The SF, NY And LAPD
We Care A Lot About You People, About Your Guns
About The Wars You're Fighting Gee That Looks Like Fun

We Care A Lot About The Garbage Pail Kids, They Never Lie
We Care A Lot About Transformers Cause There's More Than Meets The Eye

We Care A Lot About The Little Things, The Bigger Things We Top
We Care A Lot About You People Yeah You Bet We Care A Lot,


Well, Its A Dirty Job But Someone's Gotta Do It
And It's A Dirty Song But Someone's Gotta Sing It

 — Faith No More

Sunday, 6 November 2011

Friday, 4 November 2011

Homeland Insecurity

Like was the Constitution written in invisible ink?
Has everybody here forgotten how to think?
Is this great big boat starting to sink?
 — Laurie Anderson 'Dark Time In The Revolution'