Monthly Archives: August 2012

Have you been building the Debt Bomb?

Have your organisation been feeding the ISO inspection monster and helping to build the Debt Bomb?

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“There’s life in outer space!”

Does inspection ensure quality? Is bad science necessary assure life on other planets? Are we so lonely that extra-terrestrial bacteria would bring us comfort? Does sending non-sterile spacecraft to other planets prevent there ever being certainty about where any life … Continue reading

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“Quality-less Compliance”

ISO standards have not been as successfully pushed into the USA as they have been in Europe.  The US has CLIA instead, and it fails too.  In a disproportinate reaction to public concern over one or more deaths due to misread … Continue reading

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Anyone going Galt?

Medscape asks if US physicians are considering going Galt over the plans for Obamacare. The poll shows many are. Poll Results   Dr. Hendricks’ quotes from Atlas Shrugged paint A valid representation of the course our society is on, which the … Continue reading

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Except by Accident, the Majority Is Always Wrong

However, notice that whoever speaks for the collective is a human individual. He has a brain. Otherwise, the collective could not even fake a semblance of volition. It is the chutzpah of the spokesman that gives the collective the superficial appearance of having a functional brain. Continue reading

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Paradoxical effects and missing data

Antidepressants are much bigger business than accreditation.  It seems they too have paradoxical effects.  In this case, many links to murders and suicides.  They are almost as necessary as guns to perform a massacre.  SSRIstories.com lists a lot of cases. … Continue reading

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Accreditation: a sports drink for quality?

Quality accreditation.  If it’s not an anabolic steroid beefing up quality (so long as the fee is paid), perhaps it might be a sort of sports drink that improves quality just as an athlete’s performance might be temporarily enhanced.  Right? Not … Continue reading

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