Category Archives: Politics and more

Book review: “Influencer”, by Patterson et. al.

I’m currently reading “Influencer: The power to change anything” by Patterson, et.al. Despite the somewhat corny title with it’s grandiose promise, I’m finding the book quite interesting. It describes a set of factors or forces that affect how people behave, … Continue reading

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Reactions in Norway after 22.07.2011

As a Norwegian, I’d like to share some thoughts I’ve had since the terrorist attacks in Oslo and on Utøya last Friday. First of all I would like to extend my condolences and sympathy to all those affected directly by … Continue reading

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Inntrykk etter første debatt (Norwegian)

Her er en liten oppsummering av mitt inntrykk etter den første partilederdebatten jeg har fulgt med på i år: Venstre og Lars Sponheim: Jeg har alltid likt partiet, og vurderer å stemme på dem igjen (om jeg da ikke velger … Continue reading

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The real McCain?

Update: I decided to remove some of the less relevant points from here, including certain things about McCains past. If you’re curious, you can find the details in the linked article. The selected points left below are only those I … Continue reading

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Matt Damon talks about Sarah Palin

Actor Matt Damon talked about Vice Presidential hopeful, Sarah Palin in an interview a couple of weeks back, and I have to say, his thoughts mirror mine exactly. The points he makes are seriously disturbing – why are not more … Continue reading

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Finally: Obama’s victory speech

If you’re interested in politics and the US election, chances are you’ve already seen or heard at least parts of this already, but here it is anyway: The main part of the victory speech of Barak Obama after winning the … Continue reading

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Followup on “a different election?”

It’s been about three months since I last wrote about the candidates in this years US presidential race. Speculating about who would be the candidate for the Democrats, I wrote: “A couple more weeks now, and I guess we`ll know”. … Continue reading

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