Consanguineous Minds

A blog of endless curiosity

Stephen Hawking joins academic boycott of Israel | World news | The Guardian

Originally posted on Indiĝenaj Inteligenteco:
Professor Stephen Hawking is backing the academic boycott of Israel by pulling out of a conference hosted by Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem…

May 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why being a social researcher is the coolest fucking job ever!

Here is your mission: infiltrate a Mexican factory and pose as a factory worker, and lead someone else’s life for months in order to gain data. I read a piece … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bitch Media

Heads up ladies and jellyspoons, Bitch Media has a podcast and it pod-rocks! For really well researched slices of sociology, arts, pop science and life, hit up their list of … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

In response to “Inspiring Friends Who Don’t Know How Inspiring They Are”

From: I don’t know what it’s like being a boy having girl friends or being a boy having boy friends because, well, I’m not a boy. Sometimes I wish … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

At Thatcher’s funeral, bury TINA, too

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Indoctrination and paradoxes

I’ve been chatting with people this week about North Korea, for obvious reasons. Mostly we’ve been discussing the massive impact indoctrination into such a rigid and insular society would have … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Six degrees between Sean Connery, Lee Pace and Beethoven?

So on the weekend I watched this amazingly weird movie called Zardoz, which is by far the best Sean Connery movie I have ever seen. A giant stone head, the … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cats and territorial disputes

While trying to write about how inappropriate the UN’s arbitration tactics are for the Serbia/Kosovo situation, a neighbour popped over to see if the lizards and birds in my garden … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

At Zerelda Lee’s Candy Store

I’ve been walking places, as my car has died. It’s strangely freeing. Anyway, this is one of my favourite walking songs… Which I was introduced to through the band Moriarty, … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

To inspiring friends who don’t know how inspiring they are

“What’s it like being a girl having girl friends?” my boy friend asks as he and I and my girl friend sit on the shores of a lake with sand … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

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