Tuesday, 19 January 2010
It is not hippy airy-fairyness, it is not mystical or spiritual. Proportion is dry and practical. The word is mostly associated with arithmetic or mathematics — along with ratio, percentage, fractions and decimals. Read the rest of this entry »
Friday, 17 April 2009
Put another way, how can lessons be learned from experiences if you are taken out of the situation?
In any area of work, mistakes can be made, and lessons are gleaned from the experience — but only if Read the rest of this entry »
Wednesday, 17 December 2008
ELVIS made it a hit. It’s been covered by the Blues Brothers and many others. But Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller’s “Jailhouse Rock” is a very strange song indeed. It is all about homosexuality in prisons. There can be no question of that.
You see, it is Read the rest of this entry »
Monday, 10 November 2008
AN hypocrite is someone who hides intentions or true personality. At least, it is almost everywhere except where people speak English. For some unknown reason, in English, the word has a different meaning.
When someone preaches something, but practices the exact opposite, then (but only in English) that person is accused of being an hypocrite, or of acting hypocritically. I am going to show that being an hypocrite is (a) normal, (b) healthy, (c) necessary for a civil society, (d) honest and (e) one of your human rights. Read the rest of this entry »
Thursday, 11 September 2008
The logic tells us all that if you are for one, then it follows that you are against the rest. The difference has to be something to do with what the political party stands for. But things have now changed; politics died. Read the rest of this entry »
Sunday, 1 June 2008
I think it is a great shame; forgiveness is a measure of civilisation, of how far we have progressed, or advanced – how civilised we have become.
Unfortunately, the present hunger is for revenge and retribution. We demand punishment for people who have done wrong, especially when Read the rest of this entry »
Wednesday, 2 April 2008
ON TELEVISION, archaeology showed us all it was possible to dig down a bit and discover fossils or ancient encampments from times lone gone. They always seemed to be digging, and this remains the case as far as I can ascertain.
In my humble opinion, this seems to suggest that if you leave something alone for long enough, it will become covered over. I think this is significant.
I was quite young when I first realised this was what had happened, and further enquiries provided a startling conclusion: man was at war with nature. It was a constant battle too, with no let up.
Anything that man left alone would corrode away to Read the rest of this entry »