Posts tagged with ‘Nuclear Weapons’

Aye oop Ron!

August 29, 2009

My.  What a Big One! This is Ron and his flower, a dahlia. It reminds me of this picture taken of Josei Toda, a Buddhist, just before he announced his opinion that nuclear weapons were a curse on the world and humanity. Toda’s flower is a chrysanthemum, but the similarities are obvious.

Murderous Robot Wars

August 4, 2009

Introduction Professor Noel Sharkey from Sheffield, better known as one of the judges on the BBCTV show “Robot Wars” knows a thing or two about robots and artificial intelligence.  He’s made a plea for more debate about the use of robot planes in warfare. (see link) He’s said, “An international debate is needed on the […]

George Bush Inc: Bluff Called in Nuclear Poker Game.

September 27, 2008

Well the chickens are not only coming home to roost – they’ve actually laid eggs and the chicks are starting to hatch, like a plot from a sixties spy paperback. Today’s news, (Russia to upgrade nuclear systems), that the Russians are initiating plans for their own missile defence shield shows what happens when god-fearing idiots […]

We are Less Safe with an America diminished, Powerless in a Resurgent World

September 20, 2008

This Associated Press article,  Analysis: North Korea nuclear deal falling apart, points out yet another consequence of the failings of policy and purpose from the outgoing George W Bush USA administration. As I pointed out in the second part of my article, bbc-science-disguised-as-validation-for-911-bush-continues-to-lose-influence, it’s the continuing failure in all areas of American life that have […]

Georgia, USA Trade & the Gas Bills, Repeating History & The Destroyer of Worlds.

September 9, 2008

As a follow up to my earlier post us-nationalises-banks-while-russia-devalues-the-rouble-total-irony pointing out the sharp reversal in political and economic fortunes of the (former) two world superpowers, I remembered something from last month. An American friend decided to post a present for my family here in the UK.  I (and then we) ended up having to pay […]