We Fools

Oh yes, still banging on about this kind of thing... Image from flicker.com. No known copyright issues, part of internet book archive, original source 1903 edition of Tragedy of King Lear.


Marie Yovonavich is one tough cookie. She's been kneecapped, coldcocked, blindsided and smeared but she keeps right on truckin'. Of course the GOPS...

Welcome to Essential Media Theater

Everybody's tuning in for the impeachment of Donald Trump. Everybody that is except for Trump himself. Welcome to American media theater once again...

The Decline of Civilisation (Ch.16b) : Management Science

Management Science became an art, prized by all who entered the business race. Students were taught about it in colleges, universities and all places of higher and further education, even though many of them would not later enter positions which would ever give them much management control or influence. More of the Decline of Civilisation in the Martan Empire and Gallanol in the the Modern Age.
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Veteran's Day Paranoia at Walmart

We stopped into our local Walmart yesterday. Lynn had some light shopping to do. I browsed around as I like to do, people watching and meditating on...

The politics of Remembrance Day: From #BowGate to #WreathGate (and why remembering isn’t enough)

Yesterday in a series of tweets I wrote: My twitter presence is much bigger than it was a year ago (thank you everyone) and inevitable this means I...

Pets And Fireworks.

With a new addition to our household, we now have five cats and two dogs. None of them like the fireworks. When our children were growing up, we...

Two Gods.

So, with nothing rebuilt on the Holy Ground, Travellers moved in with their caravans, lots of them. Oh dear, really it was amazing they hadn’t moved...

The Decline of Civilisation (Ch.16a)

Quotations from the book 'The Decline of Civilisation' by Janus Apinus. He writes of the development and then the decline of the consumer market economy in the Martan Empire and Gallanol, of the competition and efficiency which grew, stifling consumption and making the actual lives of the people miserable in the process. He mentions the development of new technologies, including Vidnet and the foodshute delivery systems to the blocks of apartments. A warning for our own world perhaps as our own economies 'develop'?