Category Archives: Philosophy

Philosophy

A billion, billion monkeys typing

Fred Reed presents his calculation: “- a monkey typing randomly on a keyboard would eventually write all the books in the British Museum. This sounds plausible and, in a purely mathematical sense, is true. What are the odds? Consider a … Continue reading

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UKAS collaborates with sharia to fund Islamic expansion

International halal accreditation is not agreed by a single body but by hundreds and is highly non-standardised, like Islam itself.  We previously drew attention to this here. UKAS is now pleased to help bring the world into submission to Allah while … Continue reading

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Agnotology

We have previously pointed out how accreditation is sold like a toiletry – gain *confidence* by paying money to UKAS and wasting lots more on unnecessary things that they might chance to inspect. Michael J. Hope Cawdery has drawn attention to the deception of … Continue reading

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The ISO must be conformed to sharia

Should you not believe that ISO standards are going to have to change to conform to sharia, check out p8ff of Hammoudeh’s book for a summary of how non-Islamic quality theories fall short. Unlike the average, dull accreditation fan, this author has … Continue reading

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Halal checking firm Dagang to join the London stock market

The Times has reported a halal-certifying firm is the join the Alternative Investment Market. Not satisfied drip-feeding your pay into jihad the retail way? Forget comfort eating, Be part of an international movement:   Now you can get a possible … Continue reading

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ISO management accreditation is a cult

If you’re accredited by UKAS, much of this will be very familiar: TRAITS OF A CULT  Your gut feeling tells you something is wrong. Trust it. The group/guru has the total and only answer – they will make the revolution happen, … Continue reading

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The inspection disease is digital. Quality is analogical

UKAS cannot inspect if it cannot divide the compliant from the non-compliant.  It is digital.  You could be a free man; UKAS wants your behaviour to be one of two numbers. Are you a one or a zero? Gary North explains, Knowledge is always … Continue reading

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Everything we know is still false

John Ioannidis’ paper, Why Most Published Research Findings Are False has now reached the mainstream media.  If you’re quick, you can listen to a BBC radio programme about the limitations of science: Everything We Know Is Wrong   BBC Radio 4 … Continue reading

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Evidence based medicine: a movement in crisis?

This blog has criticised the accreditation movement for the lack of evidence to support its claims.  The rise of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) has not enabled healthcare professionals to spot the seriousness of accreditation’s shortcomings. In an excellent essay in … Continue reading

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Making sense of chaos or making chaos of sense?

This is the pig that was tried, convicted and executed for eating the face off a child in its crib. Not an unusual fate for animal criminals in times past. Nicholas Humphrey recounts the reasons in his history of animal trials, Bugs … Continue reading

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