Now the BCS seems to have gone tits up where do I sign?
The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists received its Royal Charter yesterday - its mark of approval from the Queen. The Livery Companies were originally proto-trade unions or professional standards bodies, depending which you look at it, based in the City of London. The first, the Worshipful Company of Mercers, got …
Dressing up daft, going to church and grovelling to royalty -- these people have clearly taken leave of their senses. Have they no pride in current achievements? Must they look back to a fictionalised mediaeval past to validate today's success? It makes me feel sick and I despair of ever seeing grown up people acting rationally and intelligently in combination to improve the lot of others. Disgusting.
Don't confuse republicanism with socialism. There's no need to fantasise about a utopian future of smiling proles selflessly aiding the oppressed in order to oppose the nonsense of monarchy and state-sponsored religion. Let's just be grown up about politics and put away childish things like crowns and mitres.
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