Social Beings Don’t Like Being Ostracised – Funny That

If we start from the obvious point about us human beings - we're social beings - then all of what follows in this from The Conversation is blindingly obvious. Social beings like being social, they prefer not to be...

Proving Gary Becker’s Contention – The Stripper With The Lousy Boyfriend

Not that we'd look to Salon for good sense on anything of course but even the things they miss, the errors in their thinking are useful to understand. The agony aunt column has a piece from a stripper who...

Fat Girls Are Kinkier

From The Guardian's column where people reveal bits and bobs about their sex lives: My life in sex: 'I’ve been told that, as a fat girl, I should be grateful for attention' Well, yes and no, yes and no. Since I...

So That’s No Platforming Entirely Out And Not Allowed Then

The current day sees large numbers of people insistent that they are the holders of the absolute truth. Even, that those who disagree should not be given the oxygen of publicity. Thus we get to the idea of no...

Universal Credit Is The Reason There’s No Sex Slavery In The UK

We're often enough told that there's some massive amount of sex slavery in Britain. This would be a bad thing as sex slavery is repeated rape. Despite what we're so repeatedly told though there's very little evidence of it...

Dear Owen Jones – Woke Washing Means You’ve Won You Idiot

Owen Jones tells us how terrible it is that companies, corporates, the capitalist money grubbers, partake of currently fashionable mores to boost their exploitation of the peeps. As soon as something becomes fashionable then there's some plutocrat trying to...

Well, What Actually Is A Rape For Which You Should Be Jailed?

In the words of Whoopi Golberg we do all know what "rapey rape" is. We're also aware of what some call rape these days. But that more feminist delineation doesn't quite cut it with the general population. Hey, maybe...

Yes, You’re Right, Women Go Mad Periodically

Not that anyone didn't know this but still. The monthly cycle of hormones does indeed lead to differing rates of psychosis. Some women with psychotic disorders are more vulnerable around the time of menstruation, our analysis suggests Mothers on the Edge,...

Are All LGBT Complete Snowflakes?

Or is it just the TUC assuming that all LGBT are such delicate flowers that the normal interaction of humans beings is something they must be defended from? The reason for asking is a new report from the TUC talking...

It Appears That Breast Cancer Is Just One Of Those Things About Being A...

Around here we're used to seeing the world through a particular lens. To the point of monomania in fact, using economics as our foundational logic system. This means that we're always fascinated by natural experiments. For within economics it's...

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Yet Another Reason Why Trade Is So Important – Capital Goods...

As we might - should - have noted the modern machinery that then makes things is increasingly complex. So called "capital goods" thus have...

When is 3% More Than 97%?

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