These companies work against your freedom

Most companies have never done anything sufficiently evil to deserve going on this list. This list is reserved for companies which have done at least one thing that was so bad they should not be forgiven for it. I will try my very best never to do anything benefiting them economically, and I hope you will too.

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Mein Kampf at OSL

No, this is not some tastelessly titled travel story. During a routine book store stop at Oslo Airport Gardermoen, I felt surprised and slightly uncomfortable seeingĀ Mein Kampf for sale. Two paperback copies, side by side, both with that familiar crumpled back caused by heavyhanded customers checking out random pages. But it’s the sign of a properly civilized society to trust that people will read such a book knowing its significance, and act accordingly. For me the significance is simply this: Anyone who follows a person or book without question is a dangerous, untrustworthy fool.

Not my cup of tea to put it mildly, but a good sign. And Bill Bryson’s At Home is turning out excellent.