Dilbert Principle -- Satire, unintentionally real

Apr 9, 2006

I guess I’m behind the times. I just got around to reading The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams. It’s a satirical book on dysfunctional corporate culture that’s eerily accurate, and explores the following principle:

The most ineffective workers are systematically moved to the place where they can do the least damage — Management.


This is how repression and censorship starts

Mar 15, 2006

In this story, note that two actors were detained for over an hour, and one was specifically asked if he planned to make any more “political films.”

Expect to see more and more of these types of events, then less and less. Once this practice becomes common, people will just keep quiet to avoid any hassles. That’s the intent of this sort of thing.


VA Nurse Investigated for "Sedition" for Criticizing Bush

Feb 20, 2006

Suppression of dissent is becoming all too common. The tactic of being called “unpatriotic” and “giving comfort to America’s enemies” for opposing Bush and his war has been recognized for its inherit absurdity, and no longer works to stop criticism of the Administration. Now it’s time to step up the methodology to outright intimidation – send in the goons:


On buying a coffee table

Jan 22, 2006

We needed to buy a coffee table. For years we had been using an old travel trunk as a coffee table, but we got rid of it. Right now we don’t have a coffee table.