Posts tagged with ‘disease’

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9.11 – Columbus’ History of Genocide

June 11, 2020

History Not Taught is History Forgot: Columbus’ Legacy of Genocide Excerpted from the book Indians are Us (Common Courage Press, 1994) by Ward Churchill This is an almost verbatim copy of an article in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. I found the original very hard to read but was so impressed by it that I […]

Whales and Space Demonstrate Contrasts In Humanity

February 16, 2011

Introduction Two items on today’s news demonstrated the vast contrasts in our humanity. Stardust probe finds ‘subdued’ comet crater & Japan halts whale hunt after chase by protesters. Our Absolute Ingenuity and Progress The absolute ingenuity of us humans and how far we have come since our cave-dwelling days is supremely demonstrated by the return […]

Antimatter: The Real Giant Leap

November 18, 2010

One Small Step for Man, one Giant Leap For Mankind When Armstrong said those words (except I missed out the ‘a’), it looked like men & women would be walking tall on all sorts of astronomical bodies in a continuation of the Apollo programme.  As we no know, things didn’t quite work out like that […]

It’s Just Like Bladerunner.

November 23, 2009

It’s Just Like Bladerunner, And Not Just the Weather! Tears in Rain Bladerunner, the movie, based on an old Philip K Dick science-fiction story, was made by Ridley Scott from North-East England, someone I’m distantly related to.  Made in 1982, it presents a very grey, wet, bleak future, heavily referencing Scott’s (and my own!) upbringing […]

Dangerous EffectiveCleanse – and Scams Too!

October 21, 2009

PreScript Advice If you think you’ve had your bank ‘cleaned out’ by any of a multitude of ‘life cleanse’ or ‘colon cleanse’ type internet scams, there is only one real remedy… Ask for a charge-back against the company through you credit card company. Your reason, when asked, is that the company has either: Not adhered […]