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  10. <copyright>Copyright 2019 by OJB</copyright>
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  14. <title>OJB's Blog: Get Some Perspective!</title>
  15. <description>Please ignore cartoons and social media posts - try to get some perspective!</description>
  16. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2017</link>
  17. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  18. <pubDate>Tue, 10 Dec 2019 07:37:58 GMT</pubDate>
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  22. <title>OJB's Blog: The Wisdom of Age</title>
  23. <description>I am now enjoying the wisdom of age!</description>
  24. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2016</link>
  25. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  26. <pubDate>Tue, 03 Dec 2019 05:34:37 GMT</pubDate>
  27. <category>Comments</category>
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  29. <item>
  30. <title>OJB's Blog: Apple, AD 8</title>
  31. <description>Making long term predictions about where the future will lead is unwise - therefore I won't do it.</description>
  32. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2015</link>
  33. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  34. <pubDate>Mon, 25 Nov 2019 09:36:58 GMT</pubDate>
  35. <category>Computers</category>
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  38. <title>OJB's Blog: Evil Greens</title>
  39. <description>Fanaticism and unthinking commitment to ideological beliefs exists in many organisations.</description>
  40. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2014</link>
  41. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  42. <pubDate>Fri, 22 Nov 2019 09:04:54 GMT</pubDate>
  43. <category>Politics</category>
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  45. <item>
  46. <title>OJB's Blog: Who Needs That?</title>
  47. <description>I might be listening to a lot more bitter complaints in the future, and who needs that?</description>
  48. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2013</link>
  49. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  50. <pubDate>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 01:48:27 GMT</pubDate>
  51. <category>Comments</category>
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  54. <title>OJB's Blog: Dunbar's Number</title>
  55. <description>I think it relates back to Dunbar's Number.</description>
  56. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2012</link>
  57. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  58. <pubDate>Sat, 16 Nov 2019 08:19:52 GMT</pubDate>
  59. <category>Comments</category>
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  61. <item>
  62. <title>OJB's Blog: Relax: It will be OK</title>
  63. <description>They need to disconnect from all overwrought, exaggerated portents of doom.</description>
  64. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2011</link>
  65. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  66. <pubDate>Thu, 07 Nov 2019 07:15:24 GMT</pubDate>
  67. <category>Comments</category>
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  69. <item>
  70. <title>OJB's Blog: OJB's Law</title>
  71. <description>I think I will be invoking OJB's Law quite a lot in future.</description>
  72. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2010</link>
  73. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  74. <pubDate>Fri, 01 Nov 2019 08:17:37 GMT</pubDate>
  75. <category>Comments</category>
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  77. <item>
  78. <title>OJB's Blog: Simple Advice for Apple</title>
  79. <description>So that was my simple advice for Apple, which seems to have been ignored.</description>
  80. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2009</link>
  81. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  82. <pubDate>Thu, 31 Oct 2019 04:32:16 GMT</pubDate>
  83. <category>Computers</category>
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  85. <item>
  86. <title>OJB's Blog: Free Speech Threats</title>
  87. <description>I make a lot of really controversial comments on social media.</description>
  88. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2008</link>
  89. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  90. <pubDate>Wed, 23 Oct 2019 08:10:29 GMT</pubDate>
  91. <category>Comments</category>
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  93. <item>
  94. <title>OJB's Blog: Full Speed Ahead!</title>
  95. <description>We need to get our confidence back, and return to that sense of curiosity we used to have.</description>
  96. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2007</link>
  97. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  98. <pubDate>Wed, 16 Oct 2019 04:51:44 GMT</pubDate>
  99. <category>Politics</category>
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  101. <item>
  102. <title>OJB's Blog: Not Guilty</title>
  103. <description>The native people though? Maybe they have a little bit more to be ashamed of!</description>
  104. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2006</link>
  105. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  106. <pubDate>Tue, 08 Oct 2019 06:42:30 GMT</pubDate>
  107. <category>Politics</category>
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  109. <item>
  110. <title>OJB's Blog: Criticising Greta</title>
  111. <description>If we really want to deal with climate change we need as many people to agree with the need for action as possible.</description>
  112. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2005</link>
  113. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  114. <pubDate>Sat, 05 Oct 2019 02:39:13 GMT</pubDate>
  115. <category>Politics</category>
  116. </item>
  117. <item>
  118. <title>OJB's Blog: St George in Retirement</title>
  119. <description>St George really should give up and find a better hobby!</description>
  120. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2004</link>
  121. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  122. <pubDate>Thu, 03 Oct 2019 23:43:17 GMT</pubDate>
  123. <category>Politics</category>
  124. </item>
  125. <item>
  126. <title>OJB's Blog: Social Engineering</title>
  127. <description>Google itself is extremely racist, and not afraid to indulge in a bit of social engineering!</description>
  128. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2003</link>
  129. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  130. <pubDate>Tue, 24 Sep 2019 05:15:36 GMT</pubDate>
  131. <category>Politics</category>
  132. </item>
  133. <item>
  134. <title>OJB's Blog: A Matter of Faith</title>
  135. <description>Suddenly he wasn't so convinced that his argument about there being a single underlying reality was true.</description>
  136. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2002</link>
  137. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  138. <pubDate>Fri, 20 Sep 2019 01:57:25 GMT</pubDate>
  139. <category>Philosophy</category>
  140. </item>
  141. <item>
  142. <title>OJB's Blog: Casual Racism is OK</title>
  143. <description>Enemies though? No, we don't make jokes about them!</description>
  144. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2001</link>
  145. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  146. <pubDate>Fri, 13 Sep 2019 10:28:25 GMT</pubDate>
  147. <category>Politics</category>
  148. </item>
  149. <item>
  150. <title>OJB's Blog: Thoughts on Jordan Peterson</title>
  151. <description>It's always good to accept the good with the bad.</description>
  152. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=2000</link>
  153. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  154. <pubDate>Thu, 12 Sep 2019 04:25:41 GMT</pubDate>
  155. <category>Philosophy</category>
  156. </item>
  157. <item>
  158. <title>OJB's Blog: That Evil Patriarchy</title>
  159. <description>They would never want to risk becoming part of that evil system.</description>
  160. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1999</link>
  161. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  162. <pubDate>Mon, 02 Sep 2019 05:11:59 GMT</pubDate>
  163. <category>Politics</category>
  164. </item>
  165. <item>
  166. <title>OJB's Blog: Feel Good or Do Good</title>
  167. <description>Do you know what they could have done that would have made far more difference?</description>
  168. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1998</link>
  169. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  170. <pubDate>Fri, 30 Aug 2019 10:52:45 GMT</pubDate>
  171. <category>Politics</category>
  172. </item>
  173. <item>
  174. <title>OJB's Blog: Too Busy to Protest</title>
  175. <description>The smart, innovative, motivated people who actually get things done aren't there.</description>
  176. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1997</link>
  177. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  178. <pubDate>Wed, 28 Aug 2019 02:50:35 GMT</pubDate>
  179. <category>Politics</category>
  180. </item>
  181. <item>
  182. <title>OJB's Blog: Owning Yourself</title>
  183. <description>The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe.</description>
  184. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1996</link>
  185. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  186. <pubDate>Tue, 20 Aug 2019 01:27:20 GMT</pubDate>
  187. <category>Philosophy</category>
  188. </item>
  189. <item>
  190. <title>OJB's Blog: Et Tu Porsche?</title>
  191. <description>It can happen to anybody, even a company which represents the epitome of fine engineering!</description>
  192. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1994</link>
  193. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  194. <pubDate>Mon, 05 Aug 2019 04:21:10 GMT</pubDate>
  195. <category>Computers</category>
  196. </item>
  197. <item>
  198. <title>OJB's Blog: Am I Being Racist?</title>
  199. <description>Am I being racist or sexist by even suggesting that possibility?</description>
  200. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1993</link>
  201. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  202. <pubDate>Wed, 31 Aug 2019 07:09:54 GMT</pubDate>
  203. <category>Politics</category>
  204. </item>
  205. <item>
  206. <title>OJB's Blog: Software Problems</title>
  207. <description>It could be a win for everyone, especially the users - that's you!</description>
  208. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1992</link>
  209. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  210. <pubDate>Fri, 26 Aug 2019 07:05:56 GMT</pubDate>
  211. <category>Computers</category>
  212. </item>
  213. <item>
  214. <title>OJB's Blog: A Good Day</title>
  215. <description>Does anyone's life really run as smoothly and fairly as that?</description>
  216. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1991</link>
  217. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  218. <pubDate>Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:59:30 GMT</pubDate>
  219. <category>Comments</category>
  220. </item>
  221. <item>
  222. <title>OJB's Blog: Religion is Useless</title>
  223. <description>There are no aspects of religion which aren't better handled by other forms of human endeavour.</description>
  224. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1990</link>
  225. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  226. <pubDate>Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:44:13 GMT</pubDate>
  227. <category>Religion</category>
  228. </item>
  229. <item>
  230. <title>OJB's Blog: Homeless</title>
  231. <description>An increasing number of people seem to be becoming homeless.</description>
  232. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1989</link>
  233. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  234. <pubDate>Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:58:48 GMT</pubDate>
  235. <category>Politics</category>
  236. </item>
  237. <item>
  238. <title>OJB's Blog: Show Some Respect</title>
  239. <description>So sure, I will "show some respect", but how much will be determined by how much is deserved.</description>
  240. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1988</link>
  241. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  242. <pubDate>Tue, 09 Jul 2019 02:38:32 GMT</pubDate>
  243. <category>Comments</category>
  244. </item>
  245. <item>
  246. <title>OJB's Blog: Give Nuclear Respect</title>
  247. <description>So, who wants to build more nuclear power plants now?</description>
  248. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1987</link>
  249. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  250. <pubDate>Tue, 02 Jul 2019 08:44:40 GMT</pubDate>
  251. <category>Comments</category>
  252. </item>
  253. <item>
  254. <title>OJB's Blog: Abortion and Guns</title>
  255. <description>It can't be a matter of logic. It mist be a matter of ideology.</description>
  256. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1986</link>
  257. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  258. <pubDate>Thu, 27 Jun 2019 00:21:17 GMT</pubDate>
  259. <category>Politics</category>
  260. </item>
  261. <item>
  262. <title>OJB's Blog: Gell-Mann Amnesia</title>
  263. <description>That's the way it's going, so we might as well get used to it.</description>
  264. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1985</link>
  265. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  266. <pubDate>Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:13:22 GMT</pubDate>
  267. <category>News</category>
  268. </item>
  269. <item>
  270. <title>OJB's Blog: I Listen to Podcasts</title>
  271. <description>The old media is dead, and those who don't realise that yet just haven't quite caught up with reality.</description>
  272. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1984</link>
  273. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  274. <pubDate>Thu, 13 Jun 2019 03:13:16 GMT</pubDate>
  275. <category>News</category>
  276. </item>
  277. <item>
  278. <title>OJB's Blog: These Laws are Real</title>
  279. <description>Recently I heard a witty aphorism in a podcast which I wanted some more information about.</description>
  280. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1983</link>
  281. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  282. <pubDate>Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:48:42 GMT</pubDate>
  283. <category>Comments</category>
  284. </item>
  285. <item>
  286. <title>OJB's Blog: Use Your Mac Better</title>
  287. <description>Soon you'll be just as good as me. Well, maybe not that good!</description>
  288. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1982</link>
  289. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  290. <pubDate>Wed, 29 May 2019 01:17:33 GMT</pubDate>
  291. <category>Computers</category>
  292. </item>
  293. <item>
  294. <title>OJB's Blog: Idiotic and Dangerous</title>
  295. <description>Some people have, what is in my opinion, pretty stupid opinions and beliefs.</description>
  296. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1981</link>
  297. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  298. <pubDate>Mon, 27 May 2019 05:26:11 GMT</pubDate>
  299. <category>Politics</category>
  300. </item>
  301. <item>
  302. <title>OJB's Blog: Far-Left Fantasy Land</title>
  303. <description>They need to bring their extremist ideology back to something more reasonable.</description>
  304. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1980</link>
  305. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  306. <pubDate>Tue, 21 May 2019 23:56:26 GMT</pubDate>
  307. <category>Politics</category>
  308. </item>
  309. <item>
  310. <title>OJB's Blog: The Creationists Are Right</title>
  311. <description>It's simple. Creationism, within its own logical framework, is totally true.</description>
  312. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1979</link>
  313. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  314. <pubDate>Fri, 17 May 2019 00:40:30 GMT</pubDate>
  315. <category>Skepticism</category>
  316. </item>
  317. <item>
  318. <title>OJB's Blog: Being Yourself</title>
  319. <description>Being yourself is a privilege, even if it is a hard privilege to win.</description>
  320. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1978</link>
  321. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  322. <pubDate>Thu, 16 May 2019 08:14:03 GMT</pubDate>
  323. <category>Comments</category>
  324. </item>
  325. <item>
  326. <title>OJB's Blog: Certainty</title>
  327. <description>I'm always sure about things that are a matter of opinion.</description>
  328. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1977</link>
  329. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  330. <pubDate>Sat, 04 May 2019 09:09:20 GMT</pubDate>
  331. <category>Comments</category>
  332. </item>
  333. <item>
  334. <title>OJB's Blog: Are All Extremists Equal?</title>
  335. <description>The extreme fringe always reflects some of the values of the group as a whole.</description>
  336. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1976</link>
  337. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  338. <pubDate>Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:37:40 GMT</pubDate>
  339. <category>Religion</category>
  340. </item>
  341. <item>
  342. <title>OJB's Blog: Adventures of a Work Unit</title>
  343. <description>It had not been one of her better days, and she knew it.</description>
  344. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1975</link>
  345. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  346. <pubDate>Wed, 10 Apr 2019 03:50:48 GMT</pubDate>
  347. <category>Comments</category>
  348. </item>
  349. <item>
  350. <title>OJB's Blog: What Really Matters?</title>
  351. <description>There are some things that matter a lot, and things that really don't matter quite so much.</description>
  352. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1974</link>
  353. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  354. <pubDate>Tue, 09 Apr 2019 09:39:30 GMT</pubDate>
  355. <category>Politics</category>
  356. </item>
  357. <item>
  358. <title>OJB's Blog: A Free Speech Rant</title>
  359. <description>I just hope those who seek to deny our rights are listening. But, of course, they aren't.</description>
  360. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1973</link>
  361. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  362. <pubDate>Thu, 28 Mar 2019 09:12:02 GMT</pubDate>
  363. <category>Politics</category>
  364. </item>
  365. <item>
  366. <title>OJB's Blog: Mosque Attack Reaction</title>
  367. <description>Should we be repressing opinions which don't fit in with the narrative? Hell, no!</description>
  368. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1972</link>
  369. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  370. <pubDate>Tue, 19 Mar 2019 02:16:00 GMT</pubDate>
  371. <category>Politics</category>
  372. </item>
  373. <item>
  374. <title>OJB's Blog: Not Trolling</title>
  375. <description>I like to stir up trouble sometimes, especially in discussion forums on social media.</description>
  376. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1971</link>
  377. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  378. <pubDate>Fri, 15 Mar 2019 02:26:02 GMT</pubDate>
  379. <category>Politics</category>
  380. </item>
  381. <item>
  382. <title>OJB's Blog: Management Types</title>
  383. <description>I'm sure many business people really do believe that business ethics is a thing.</description>
  384. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1970</link>
  385. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  386. <pubDate>Sun, 10 Mar 2019 07:22:14 GMT</pubDate>
  387. <category>Computers</category>
  388. </item>
  389. <item>
  390. <title>OJB's Blog: Hero or Villain?</title>
  391. <description>Calling Columbus either a hero or a villain is equally ridiculous.</description>
  392. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1969</link>
  393. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  394. <pubDate>Thu, 07 Mar 2019 02:24:10 GMT</pubDate>
  395. <category>Comments</category>
  396. </item>
  397. <item>
  398. <title>OJB's Blog: Another Crazy Utopia</title>
  399. <description>Another crazy, utopian idea? Yeah, maybe.</description>
  400. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1968</link>
  401. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  402. <pubDate>Thu, 28 Feb 2019 07:55:42 GMT</pubDate>
  403. <category>Politics</category>
  404. </item>
  405. <item>
  406. <title>OJB's Blog: Self-Management</title>
  407. <description>For numerous reasons, current work practices do need to change.</description>
  408. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1967</link>
  409. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  410. <pubDate>Tue, 26 Feb 2019 00:07:52 GMT</pubDate>
  411. <category>Comments</category>
  412. </item>
  413. <item>
  414. <title>OJB's Blog: Envy Tax</title>
  415. <description>I think Act got it wrong: it's not an envy tax. It's a contempt tax.</description>
  416. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1966</link>
  417. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  418. <pubDate>Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:00:20 GMT</pubDate>
  419. <category>Politics</category>
  420. </item>
  421. <item>
  422. <title>OJB's Blog: Credit Where Credit's Due</title>
  423. <description>It would be better for all parties involved if everyone gave credit where it was due.</description>
  424. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1965</link>
  425. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  426. <pubDate>Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:27:18 GMT</pubDate>
  427. <category>Comments</category>
  428. </item>
  429. <item>
  430. <title>OJB's Blog: The World is Better</title>
  431. <description>The world really is a lot better than it sometimes seems.</description>
  432. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1964</link>
  433. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  434. <pubDate>Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:49:36 GMT</pubDate>
  435. <category>Politics</category>
  436. </item>
  437. <item>
  438. <title>OJB's Blog: Why? Why? Why?</title>
  439. <description>Unless you're a kid, try to avoid why? why? why?</description>
  440. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1963</link>
  441. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  442. <pubDate>Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:56:25 GMT</pubDate>
  443. <category>Skepticism</category>
  444. </item>
  445. <item>
  446. <title>OJB's Blog: Mindless SJWs Again</title>
  447. <description>If telling the truth is mansplaining then I say bring on more mansplainers!</description>
  448. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1962</link>
  449. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  450. <pubDate>Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:35:03 GMT</pubDate>
  451. <category>Politics</category>
  452. </item>
  453. <item>
  454. <title>OJB's Blog: We Need the Crazies</title>
  455. <description>The crazier the person looks the better.</description>
  456. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1961</link>
  457. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  458. <pubDate>Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:39:07 GMT</pubDate>
  459. <category>Comments</category>
  460. </item>
  461. <item>
  462. <title>OJB's Blog: Who's to Blame?</title>
  463. <description>Good and the bad actions of people are just the opposite ends of the statistical outcomes of physical laws.</description>
  464. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1960</link>
  465. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  466. <pubDate>Sun, 13 Jan 2019 07:19:09 GMT</pubDate>
  467. <category>Comments</category>
  468. </item>
  469. <item>
  470. <title>OJB's Blog: Less of This Please!</title>
  471. <description>So what would be the one thing from 2018 I would like to see less of in 2019?</description>
  472. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1959</link>
  473. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  474. <pubDate>Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:19:25 GMT</pubDate>
  475. <category>News</category>
  476. </item>
  477. <item>
  478. <title>OJB's Blog: The Big Picture, 2018</title>
  479. <description>Well, here we are again, at the end of another year, and this is my final post for 2018.</description>
  480. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1958</link>
  481. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  482. <pubDate>Mon, 31 Dec 2018 10:43:00 GMT</pubDate>
  483. <category>Politics</category>
  484. </item>
  485. <item>
  486. <title>OJB's Blog: More New Meds</title>
  487. <description>Are the consequences of this sort of treatment worth the risk in using them?</description>
  488. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1957</link>
  489. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  490. <pubDate>Wed, 26 Dec 2018 04:11:31 GMT</pubDate>
  491. <category>Science</category>
  492. </item>
  493. <item>
  494. <title>OJB's Blog: Nothing Trivial</title>
  495. <description>A significant number of students didn't know what the word </description>
  496. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1956</link>
  497. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  498. <pubDate>Thu, 20 Dec 2018 10:31:40 GMT</pubDate>
  499. <category>Comments</category>
  500. </item>
  501. <item>
  502. <title>OJB's Blog: If Chimps Had Nukes</title>
  503. <description>Just imagine what the world would be like if chimps had nukes!</description>
  504. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1955</link>
  505. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  506. <pubDate>Wed, 19 Dec 2018 02:51:12 GMT</pubDate>
  507. <category>Comments</category>
  508. </item>
  509. <item>
  510. <title>OJB's Blog: Angels Dancing</title>
  511. <description>Then we get the "angels dancing on the head of a pin" types of comments.</description>
  512. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1954</link>
  513. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  514. <pubDate>Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:31:29 GMT</pubDate>
  515. <category>Skepticism</category>
  516. </item>
  517. <item>
  518. <title>OJB's Blog: Backward Steps</title>
  519. <description>I'm sick of bad design, but I might as well get used to it.</description>
  520. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1953</link>
  521. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  522. <pubDate>Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:29:44 GMT</pubDate>
  523. <category>Comments</category>
  524. </item>
  525. <item>
  526. <title>OJB's Blog: Horrific Deceit</title>
  527. <description>Capitalism in general can be horrifically deceitful. But only if we let it.</description>
  528. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1952</link>
  529. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  530. <pubDate>Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:54:46 GMT</pubDate>
  531. <category>Comments</category>
  532. </item>
  533. <item>
  534. <title>OJB's Blog: Concept Creep and Escalation</title>
  535. <description>When you are aware of these processes you see them everywhere.</description>
  536. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1951</link>
  537. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  538. <pubDate>Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:36:34 GMT</pubDate>
  539. <category>Politics</category>
  540. </item>
  541. <item>
  542. <title>OJB's Blog: Is Nationalism OK?</title>
  543. <description>The next time someone talks about the dangers of nationalism, think about the alternatives.</description>
  544. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1950</link>
  545. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  546. <pubDate>Tue, 27 Nov 2018 09:44:52 GMT</pubDate>
  547. <category>Politics</category>
  548. </item>
  549. <item>
  550. <title>OJB's Blog: Speaking in Catchphrases</title>
  551. <description>I guess "that's the work of the devil" is the ultimate catchphrase!</description>
  552. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1949</link>
  553. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  554. <pubDate>Sun, 25 Nov 2018 10:28:50 GMT</pubDate>
  555. <category>Skepticism</category>
  556. </item>
  557. <item>
  558. <title>OJB's Blog: Harm Minimisation</title>
  559. <description>It's about time all the "organisers" were told to sit down and stop rocking the boat.</description>
  560. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1948</link>
  561. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  562. <pubDate>Thu, 22 Nov 2018 10:03:36 GMT</pubDate>
  563. <category>Comments</category>
  564. </item>
  565. <item>
  566. <title>OJB's Blog: Diminishing Returns</title>
  567. <description>There's a classic law in economics called the law of diminishing returns.</description>
  568. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1947</link>
  569. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  570. <pubDate>Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:50 GMT</pubDate>
  571. <category>Computers</category>
  572. </item>
  573. <item>
  574. <title>OJB's Blog: The Folly of Human Conceits</title>
  575. <description>There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world.</description>
  576. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1946</link>
  577. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  578. <pubDate>Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:21:28 GMT</pubDate>
  579. <category>Comments</category>
  580. </item>
  581. <item>
  582. <title>OJB's Blog: A Brilliant Phone</title>
  583. <description>Whether it is really worth spending enough to buy a cheap used car is debatable.</description>
  584. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1945</link>
  585. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  586. <pubDate>Mon, 05 Nov 2018 07:51:29 GMT</pubDate>
  587. <category>Computers</category>
  588. </item>
  589. <item>
  590. <title>OJB's Blog: Two BS Prayers</title>
  591. <description>Many people would say that the New Zealand government needs all the help it can get.</description>
  592. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1944</link>
  593. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  594. <pubDate>Thu, 01 Nov 2018 08:49:25 GMT</pubDate>
  595. <category>Religion</category>
  596. </item>
  597. <item>
  598. <title>OJB's Blog: The Secrets to My Success</title>
  599. <description>I actually care about making my clients interactions with computers as good as possible.</description>
  600. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1943</link>
  601. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  602. <pubDate>Wed, 24 Oct 2018 03:21:35 GMT</pubDate>
  603. <category>Comments</category>
  604. </item>
  605. <item>
  606. <title>OJB's Blog: Arrogance and Ignorance</title>
  607. <description>Whatever we do, we must eliminate that deadly combination of arrogance and ignorance!</description>
  608. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1942</link>
  609. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  610. <pubDate>Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:02:50 GMT</pubDate>
  611. <category>Comments</category>
  612. </item>
  613. <item>
  614. <title>OJB's Blog: A Virtual World</title>
  615. <description>Living in a VR might be the great equaliser.</description>
  616. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1941</link>
  617. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  618. <pubDate>Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:28:36 GMT</pubDate>
  619. <category>Computers</category>
  620. </item>
  621. <item>
  622. <title>OJB's Blog: Damn it. I'm Tribal!</title>
  623. <description>This blog post has reached the opposite conclusion I thought it might.</description>
  624. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1940</link>
  625. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  626. <pubDate>Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:04:56 GMT</pubDate>
  627. <category>Comments</category>
  628. </item>
  629. <item>
  630. <title>OJB's Blog: Mediocratisation</title>
  631. <description>Instead of reining these people in, we should be giving them free rein!</description>
  632. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1939</link>
  633. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  634. <pubDate>Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:26:16 GMT</pubDate>
  635. <category>News</category>
  636. </item>
  637. <item>
  638. <title>OJB's Blog: Arbitrary Voting Rules</title>
  639. <description>Maybe in the future our current society will be looked at as being totally bigoted towards young people.</description>
  640. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1938</link>
  641. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  642. <pubDate>Sun, 30 Sep 2018 05:52:58 GMT</pubDate>
  643. <category>Politics</category>
  644. </item>
  645. <item>
  646. <title>OJB's Blog: Thank You, Serena</title>
  647. <description>In conclusion I say "thank you, Serena". Please continue to make a fool of yourself.</description>
  648. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1937</link>
  649. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  650. <pubDate>Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:59:10 GMT</pubDate>
  651. <category>News</category>
  652. </item>
  653. <item>
  654. <title>OJB's Blog: Don't Know, Don't Care</title>
  655. <description>What's the difference between ignorance and apathy? A. I don't know, and I don't care.</description>
  656. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1936</link>
  657. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  658. <pubDate>Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:59:03 GMT</pubDate>
  659. <category>Comments</category>
  660. </item>
  661. <item>
  662. <title>OJB's Blog: Printing Press 2.0</title>
  663. <description>At this point you might think I'm crazy...</description>
  664. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1935</link>
  665. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  666. <pubDate>Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:15:40 GMT</pubDate>
  667. <category>News</category>
  668. </item>
  669. <item>
  670. <title>OJB's Blog: The Ultimate Responsibility</title>
  671. <description>I won't be founding the "Church of Ultimate Responsibility" any time soon.</description>
  672. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1934</link>
  673. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  674. <pubDate>Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:26:35 GMT</pubDate>
  675. <category>Philosophy</category>
  676. </item>
  677. <item>
  678. <title>OJB's Blog: Southern and Molyneux Defended</title>
  679. <description>These people are not the racist, far-right extremists portrayed in the media.</description>
  680. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1933</link>
  681. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  682. <pubDate>Fri, 31 Aug 2018 08:48:10 GMT</pubDate>
  683. <category>Comments</category>
  684. </item>
  685. <item>
  686. <title>OJB's Blog: Real Free Speech</title>
  687. <description>We need more open minds, and we need more real free speech.</description>
  688. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1932</link>
  689. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  690. <pubDate>Wed, 29 Aug 2018 04:33:58 GMT</pubDate>
  691. <category>Politics</category>
  692. </item>
  693. <item>
  694. <title>OJB's Blog: To the Stars</title>
  695. <description>I still think the interstellar nanocraft is worth doing. Let's go to the stars!</description>
  696. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1931</link>
  697. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  698. <pubDate>Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:54:37 GMT</pubDate>
  699. <category>Science</category>
  700. </item>
  701. <item>
  702. <title>OJB's Blog: Too Stupid to Know</title>
  703. <description>My personal preference is to completely eliminate the entire profession of management.</description>
  704. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1930</link>
  705. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  706. <pubDate>Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:47:11 GMT</pubDate>
  707. <category>Comments</category>
  708. </item>
  709. <item>
  710. <title>OJB's Blog: They're All Wrong</title>
  711. <description>In some ways they are all right. But also, they're all wrong.</description>
  712. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1929</link>
  713. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  714. <pubDate>Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:22:20 GMT</pubDate>
  715. <category>Politics</category>
  716. </item>
  717. <item>
  718. <title>OJB's Blog: A Trillion is Too Much</title>
  719. <description>I think on balance we would be better off if the size of companies could be limited.</description>
  720. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1928</link>
  721. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  722. <pubDate>Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:32:27 GMT</pubDate>
  723. <category>News</category>
  724. </item>
  725. <item>
  726. <title>OJB's Blog: Left-Wing Nut Jobs</title>
  727. <description>Left-wing nut jobs are really starting to get out of control.</description>
  728. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1927</link>
  729. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  730. <pubDate>Tue, 07 Aug 2018 06:54:57 GMT</pubDate>
  731. <category>Politics</category>
  732. </item>
  733. <item>
  734. <title>OJB's Blog: Micro-aggression Macro-offence</title>
  735. <description>In the end, it is not the attitude of the oppressor which causes the problem.</description>
  736. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1926</link>
  737. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  738. <pubDate>Mon, 30 Jul 2018 08:42:29 GMT</pubDate>
  739. <category>Politics</category>
  740. </item>
  741. <item>
  742. <title>OJB's Blog: Reality vs Fantasy</title>
  743. <description>Yet again, reality is so much better than fantasy!</description>
  744. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1925</link>
  745. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  746. <pubDate>Thu, 26 Jul 2018 21:31:49 GMT</pubDate>
  747. <category>Skepticism</category>
  748. </item>
  749. <item>
  750. <title>OJB's Blog: Free Speech Again</title>
  751. <description>Fascist tendencies are not confined purely to those on the right!</description>
  752. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1924</link>
  753. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  754. <pubDate>Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:44:05 GMT</pubDate>
  755. <category>Politics</category>
  756. </item>
  757. <item>
  758. <title>OJB's Blog: War and Peace</title>
  759. <description>There are plenty of memorials to those who fought and died in wars around the country.</description>
  760. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1923</link>
  761. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  762. <pubDate>Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:23:24 GMT</pubDate>
  763. <category>Comments</category>
  764. </item>
  765. <item>
  766. <title>OJB's Blog: No Free Speech</title>
  767. <description>It's hard to get a fair hearing of all the facts when one side isn't allowed to speak.</description>
  768. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1922</link>
  769. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  770. <pubDate>Thu, 12 Jul 2018 08:20:45 GMT</pubDate>
  771. <category>Politics</category>
  772. </item>
  773. <item>
  774. <title>OJB's Blog: Cogs in the Machine</title>
  775. <description>We need people who are cognisant, not cogs.</description>
  776. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1921</link>
  777. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  778. <pubDate>Mon, 09 Jul 2018 03:46:41 GMT</pubDate>
  779. <category>Comments</category>
  780. </item>
  781. <item>
  782. <title>OJB's Blog: Rein Them In!</title>
  783. <description>We need more debate and we need a lot less reining in!</description>
  784. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1920</link>
  785. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  786. <pubDate>Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:02:14 GMT</pubDate>
  787. <category>Politics</category>
  788. </item>
  789. <item>
  790. <title>OJB's Blog: The Inverse Square Law</title>
  791. <description>We are all victims of the inverse square law!</description>
  792. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1919</link>
  793. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  794. <pubDate>Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:05:10 GMT</pubDate>
  795. <category>Comments</category>
  796. </item>
  797. <item>
  798. <title>OJB's Blog: No Religion, No "Religion"</title>
  799. <description>People know what they want to believe before they look at the circumstances under discussion.</description>
  800. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1918</link>
  801. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  802. <pubDate>Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:59:25 GMT</pubDate>
  803. <category>Comments</category>
  804. </item>
  805. <item>
  806. <title>OJB's Blog: Tribalism</title>
  807. <description>Some people don't even think I deserve the right to express an opinion!</description>
  808. <link>http://www.ojb.co.nz/owen/XuBlog/BlogPage.html?code=1917</link>
  809. <author>[email protected] (OJB)</author>
  810. <pubDate>Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:52:37 GMT</pubDate>
  811. <category>Politics</category>
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