A fitting tribute for the high-octane Sabine Schmitz - the first curve of the Nuerberg Ring is being named after her.
Reading that there are legal processes running today, a day in 2021 AD, whereby a US state is attempting to put together a firing squad, is beyond repugnant. Not that state-sanctioned murder by electrocution or poison is any better, but this inarguable proof that their justice system - and social moral fabric - has decayed beyond what any acceptable society can find conscionable.
"Setting aside the numerous errors of fact and interpretation, Gladwell consistently cherry-picks from the historical record."
Gladwell, cherry-picking? What did this writer do, read his work, or something?
...and follow butterflies around at the drop of the hat, so I'll probably be late, sorry not sorry. Hills I will die on: American English is proper English, all tea is proper tea, all bicycles are lovely, backup your shit, #privacy is a human right. Favourite #podcasts: The Bugle, Mission Log Pod, A Way With Words, Late Night Linux and More or Less.
What-ho, mastodon.org.uk and the Fediverse! I've been meaning to make myself a general social alt for years, so here's my #introduction! Brit living in the southern UK on the South Downs, often spotted #cycling up it just for the fun, only occasionally shedding bunches of bananas in the dead of night. I love the night sky and #astronomy, when I can see it through the British weather, #gaming, #words and word #puzzles, computers and #opensource and will stop...
Trundling across the South Downs in the southern UK.
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