Real hardship

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context. 

3 January 2015

As the season of festive overindulgence draws to a close in the western world, spare a thought for US comedian W.C. Fields (1880-1946), who describes a terrible experience that once happened to him when he was on safari in Africa: “Someone forgot the corkscrew and for three weeks we had nothing to live on except food and water.”

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 You might perhaps care to view some of our earlier posts.  For instance:

  1. Why? or How? That is the question (3 Jan 2012)
  2. Partitocracy v. Democracy (20 July 2012)
  3. The shoddiest possible goods at the highest possible prices (2 Feb 2012)
  4. Capitalism in practice (4 July 2012)
  5. Ladder  (21 June 2012)
  6. A tale of two cities (1) (6 June 2012)
  7. A tale of two cities (2) (7 June 2012)
  8. Where’s the beef? Ontology and tinned meat (31 Jan 2012)

Every so often we shall change this sample of previously published posts.

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