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Blast from the past

November 6th, 2008

As we await the publishing of our magazine’s next edition on the 15th of February, let’s go back to April 16, 2006 – when sites were beginning to be censored and this whole thing was about to kick off for real. This post from the now deleted My Silent War pertains to another censored website […]

UK: Criminalizing Child Erotica in Cartoons and Sketches. A Step Too Far?

May 29th, 2008

Yesterday, the UK’s ‘Ministry of Justice’ (do they also have Ministries of Truth, Peace, Love and Plenty?) announced plans to implement new legislation, criminalizing possession of cartoons, drawings and sketches of child erotica. This announcement follows a ‘public consultation’ last June. The full Report, published yesterday, is available in .pdf format from: In summary: […]

The Words They Are A-Changin’

April 8th, 2008

Our ‘culture’ consists of the knowledge and values transmitted by our language. In the process of learning language, we learn the meanings that other people have ascribed to particular words and phrases. “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said in a rather scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean – […]

Debate Guide Update

February 9th, 2008

I have moved Debate Guide from its on-site location to its own domain, at For site administrators, the ftp details remain the same (simply insert [username]debateguide into the user field, instead of [username]newgon). Debate Guide remains an umbrella project of (the organisation, as opposed to the website), and I encourage all interested parties […]

Puzzles Of The Mind: Just What Are They After?

January 29th, 2008

“The Rind Report”… …Do you know what it was about?… It was published in the highly prestigious Psychological Bulletin (a publication of the American Psychological Association)…All published research, must go through comprehensive peer review, and be cleared as sound, before it goes to the press… …so, there must have been something honest, and of value, […]

“The Persecution Delusion” Delusion (A response to Wikisposure)

December 16th, 2007

Nobody likes to be called a bully—and how an individual or a group of people get into a position of power in which they can fill the shoes of “the bully” is a cultural barometer used time and again to evaluate the actions of the great bullies of history—yet we have seen recently the rise […]

Berlin Court demands proof of copyright-protected works

December 7th, 2007

As you can see in I did not provide sufficient proof to the judges that my scientific work on Wikipedia was indeed of high enough quality to be copyright-protected. But I celebrate this first defeat as a victory since the case has been accepted and the required proof should be deliverable.

Hello everyone!

November 17th, 2007

Hello everyone, just want to let you know that I have registered as a poster since I was banned at Wikipedia for too much intelligence and dissidence. I am contesting my Wikipedia ban before a German court, as you can see in

Walking a Million Miles…

November 12th, 2007

Doctor Edward Brongersma once noted, the abrupt dismissal of his work (his research, books, etc) by a reporter… …The grounds, upon which this hasty dismissal was based, you might be wondering…was the simple fact that Dr. Brongersma, himself, was a passionately engaged member of the very class of people, who he was advocating (some would […]

David Thorstad

November 7th, 2007

Isn’t it funny how Wikipedia will allow unpaid volunteers to spend hours constructing an article, only to let some bureaucratic administrator purge it because no one could link a source? David Thorstad, American political activist and author, has been a prominent member of the gay rights movement since the 1970s, and was a founding member […]

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