How should we judge a government?
In Malaysia, if you don't watch television or read newspapers, you are uninformed; but if you do, you are misinformed!
"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing." - Malcolm X
Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience - Mark Twain
Why we should be against censorship in a court of law: Publicity is the very soul of justice … it keeps the judge himself, while trying, under trial. - Jeremy Bentham
"Our government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no
responsibility at the other. " - Ronald Reagan
Friday, March 23, 2012
Did you know these are fiction not facts?
I just realized that a list of 'Did you know?' with title 'Knowledge is power' which was forwarded to me days ago, could easily be good enough as an April Fool's joke! Many of us take anything printed or 'published' for granted as true as well as correct. These days, we should read and see if it makes sense before assuming anything as true or correct. Often, I find mistakes in calculations. Below are more obvious examples which I find hard to believe or unsubstantiated, or even bothering on ludicrousness...