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Non-Euclidean Æthercast #55: Horrors of both Education and a Lack of Education

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/aethercast.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/NonEuclidean56.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:13 — 13.2MB) | EmbedThe last week has seen some stunning displays of ignorance by various politicians (to nobody’s surprise) and I have personally struggled with an astonishing lack of knowledge in certain areas in my favourite class. Today’s episode of the …

Something utterly awesome from Poland

Last Thursday, I went on a mission to Poland. It was actually school business and connected to ERASMUS (check out the link), so the awesomeness happened more or less (well, less, to be honest) along the way. Some background-information: As some of you may remember, I spent two weeks in …

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Is the EU democratic? Does my vote matter?

I am a citizen of the EU, as such, I want my voice to be heard in Brussels and I want my vote to count. The upcoming election for the European Parliament has been a hot topic in European news for a few weeks now and many are asking: Is …

Today we will be feasting with our Neighbours – Eid Mubarak!

Make Dinner, not War, everybody! Nothing is better for fostering good relations between people than pursuing pastimes together and eating together. In what sequence you do that is up to you. In any case, today we (as complete pagans and heathens) will celebrate Eid al-Adha together with a Syrian-Iraqi family and …

Refugees in my Community – Some thoughts

The political post on this blog are few and far between. Out of the the so far 1.512 posts on this blog, less than 50 are in any way politcal (and some of those are of the “Vote Cthulhu!” type) but now it is time for another one and it …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #37 – Muslims are Geeks, too!

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/khaalidah_interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:29 — 38.0MB) | EmbedToday’s podcast features the author, nurse, geek and lady of many talents Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali.     She was kind enough to respond to my call for Muslim geeks so we could have a chat to make one thing …

Malala Yousafzai Extended Interview on the Daily Show Pt. 1

Watch, listen, enough said: The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook And if you want to support Malala’s work, you can do it here: http://www.malalafund.org/

The last week of the Steampunks for Malala Yousafzai fundraiser – Please donate!

The Steampunks for Malala Yousafzai fundraiser is almost over and there is still a lot of way to go to the target-amount of 500 $ which will be donated to the DIL Trust. I am in contact with some members of the board of the DIL Trust and I will …

Vote Cthulhu and Elder Party in 2012

Let’s face it: Puny human politicians are more interested in lining their own pockets and legislating exactly how their billionair cronies/multi-nationals/campaign donators want them to. They have been lying to us, made false promises and screwed us over twice for decades now. Decades… how pathetic! There have been powers around …