Do you have 3/4 of an hour for your lunch break?
The trolley problem is one of the most flawed ethical thought experiments imaginable, and I’m sick and tired of seeing it trotted out as some kind of gold standard for understanding morality and moral decision-making, human or otherwise.
As always, the best and newest news arrives first for my friends at O&E.
“What’s that burning smell?”
Howdy, kids. It’s been quite a while since I rapped atchya’. So, what’s been happening over in Botswana since, uh... checks notes... March? Well, quite a lot, I’ll tell you.
While the rest of you are wasting your time with Hoovie’s new Phantom, those of us with Galaxy Brains are watching Bad Obsession Motorsport.
I won’t dance around the issue - we’re all in the content game. But we have to think hard about where that takes us when we converge with people who don’t give a shit about “content”.
I’m just going to binge watch MCM and pretend I’m having a beer with Turbo Yoda while it all falls to pieces around us.
I’m just going to binge watch MCM and pretend I’m having a beer with Turbo Yoda while it all falls down around us.
None of this makes any sense.
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”
“If someone told me I could live in Botswana forever, but on the one condition that the only place I could ever camp was CKGR, I would say, ‘Where do I sign?’”
Stealth Overland. Sounds pretty cool, huh?
The Childish popped up on my YouTube autoplay, and with all the brilliance going on in the Sweatpants video, I had forgotten about this little gem of automotive nerd bait at 1:45.
We are trying to plan several more overland trips :) before we leave Africa later this year :( , two that will be quite long. However, we won’t have a sweet Land Cruiser at our disposal for those expeditions, so I have been trying to baseline our 2001 Mitsubishi Pajero before we start building an overland plan.
Related to LionZoo’s earlier post, I found this down the page at Outside Online. Kinda sums it up, really. :D
Graham is a solidly-built farmer from the Northern Cape Province of South Africa – well-fed I’m sure on boerwors and countless braais, toughened by pulling calves from his herd of 500 cattle, and twisting fence in the austral sun. His son is a shy 10 year-old, lanky and knock-kneed, kicking the sand with feet clad in…