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They will impose that goodness upon us

They are working to make us “good”.  Just like themselves. The Witch Doctor warns: “…After all, the government have set up a unit in order to change the behaviour of society to the way they want it to be, rather than serving … Continue reading

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I’m not the only one that thinks this

Kenny and Davies have described a broader manifestation of this obsessive, verificationist pattern of thinking that is endemic in UK public services. “The syndrome is called probophilia. Its key performance indicator is mis-measurement done to assuage the system’s pathological need … Continue reading

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It’s mad, you know

Obsession simplifies the complexities of life and can create an impression of control.  Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD) is a pervasive pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental and interpersonal control, at the expense of flexibility, openness, and efficiency.  … Continue reading

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An uninvestigated pandemic

Why are accreditation bodies treated with less suspicion than pharmaceutical companies?  Laboratory accreditation is promoted as source of confidence and quality by accreditation organisations.  These exist in an international quality cartel which prevents the price competition between members that normally destroys … Continue reading

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