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New funding for climate change research in NZ

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Submitted by Lance on Wed, 2007-08-22 01:14

Helen Clark has today announced new funding for climate change research. From the overall $6.7 million per year...


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An open letter to Jim Anderton

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Submitted by Lance on Tue, 2007-08-21 08:00

Dear sir,

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In 1911, kola became the — by Lance on Tue, 2007-09-11 05:17
Yes, I did wonder if I was — by Lance on Wed, 2007-08-22 04:40
Anderton — by Elijah Lineberry on Wed, 2007-08-22 02:26

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Redefining racism

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Submitted by Lance on Mon, 2007-08-20 23:04

Racism comes from an inability to separate the individual from the group. Racism occurs when someone holds an individual answerable for their race.

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Aaargh, yes you're right. — by Lance on Wed, 2007-08-22 07:14
"over-represented": I have never understood this term. — by Richard Wiig on Wed, 2007-08-22 06:53
I — by Elijah Lineberry on Wed, 2007-08-22 03:02

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Book Recommendation: Salman Rushdie's 'Step Across This Line'.

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Submitted by Lance on Mon, 2007-08-20 07:09

Salman Rushdie's Step Across This Line is a collection of non-fiction from Rushdie, comprising 4 parts. The first part of the book is a series of essays covering a broad range of subjects.


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Cherry-popping goodness

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Submitted by Lance on Sun, 2007-08-19 10:26

It's official, I've popped my Ayn Rand cherry. Well, no that's not entirely true, I've seen The Fountainhead and I've listened to excerpts from Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal.


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Blasphemy!

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Submitted by Lance on Sat, 2007-08-18 10:46

Apparently in New Zealand it is against the law to publish blasphemous libel.

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Quite right, the last — by Lance on Sun, 2007-08-19 08:51
Though — by Emma Kathryn on Sun, 2007-08-19 06:41
Totally out of the question! — by Lance on Sun, 2007-08-19 03:42

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Islam: The Hottest New Taboo

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Submitted by Lance on Thu, 2007-08-16 23:12

Taboo: "A strong social prohibition (or ban) against words, objects, actions, discussions, or people that are considered undesirable or offensive by a group, culture, or society."

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I liked the line I head in a movie last night... — by dinther on Sat, 2007-09-22 05:23
As the Bishop said to the — by Lance on Mon, 2007-08-20 02:27
Excellent point, Lance...!! — by Jameson on Mon, 2007-08-20 01:58

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