Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Connecting dots

I’ve just been exploring the Olmec and this led to Ethiopia and Ararat and that led to the Atlantic, a necessary precondition for the theory to be true, which led to Pangaea, which led to the Bimini Road. As regards…

Them-ism, the abstract

For those, having read Them-ism, who are still nonplussed what exactly it was all about, this summary might help: There are so many theories about why it is like it is.  Most amusing are economic theories.  People go to university…

Notes on Them-ism

I’ve chosen this method, rather than run footnotes on Them-ism, as it’s easier to skip from one tab to another in your browser, e.g. Firefox, than to have to scroll down all the time to footnotes.

Them-ism

It’s immensely difficult to write about Them without doing my own reputation untold damage [some would say I already have]. My aim was never to present a cut-and-dried case, replete with notes, which you could accept or reject but rather…

A land apart

Last evening, reference was made to living in a danger area. Here Graeme Connors sings of an entirely different kind of danger – nature’s: If you can get away from Sydney and Melbourne, then you can discover the real Australia.…

Prat corner

A very pratty thing to do, writing someone like Her Above this letter: Mr Haggart, who was serving on the council’s standards committee at the time, wrote that although it seemed ‘impertinent’ to ask, he hoped she’d managed to get…

Capitalism

This is a three part series, this one being Capitalism and lastly, this evening, Themism. The essential problem of capitalism is that it is never free-market.  Just as the idealistic communist state, with love, fairness, equality and tolerance for all…