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‘The Metablog’

‘Ramblinactivist’ Paul Mobbs’ work-related occasional blog – which examines the troublesome and often difficult meanings behind today’s news and events rather than simply repeating the ‘conventional wisdom’ of the mass/social media


This page lists the blog posts for the year 2019. Most posts are available as both HTML (web) pages and A4 PDF files you can download.

The blog posts are listed below in reverse chronological order (most recent first).

July 2019

The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.3, 3rd July 2019:

“I am calling you from BT’s technical department...”

Seeking distraction, I play ‘cat-n-psychopath’ with a cold-calling computer scammer.

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June 2019

The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.2, 12th June 2019:

‘All property is theft; all intellectual property, however, is mind control’

Trying to write a new piece on the iniquities of intellectual property law for the first time in ten years, I find my opinions on the matter have hardened somewhat

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The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.1, 1st June 2019:

The problem is that there's too much ‘information’, but not enough ‘facts’…

In this ‘hard-thought’ first post of my new blog (which doubles as the blog’a ‘About’ page) I concentrate on the reasons why I need a new blog. Spoiler alert! Many earnest members of the environment movement might find what follows objectionable!

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