Showing posts from June, 2020

Slavery FTW, because starving kids in Africa

The Cult has been silent for a while. If anyone is still around and reading, I'm sorry about that! Technology is advancing rapidly and I'm awaiting cyborg-based or fully virtual existence, but real life still gets in the way sometimes.

I had another post (related to science and Covid) almost ready last weekend when the aforementioned IRL interfered. This morning I ran across an item that looked more urgent, especially in light of current events in the US.

[Photo and story, Wikipedia]
For those who don't already know, Scott Adams is the creator of the popular comic strip Dilbert, which is a well-done satire of US office life. Normally at this point I'd share an example or two.

Not this time, and not sorry. I don't want to make light of the decidedly not-humorous material he's generating about slavery and efforts at making reparation.
[To determine what slavery stole from the black community] ...[C]ompare what would happen to the average black person if they had s…