Category: Human issues

ethical issues and human interest stories

Whitsuntide

Bruce Charlton reminds us: http://charltonteaching.blogspot.com/2020/06/white-sunday-whit-sunday-whitsun-day.html Whitsun has been and gone. The essence of this celebration is the confirmable fact of existence that the Holy Ghost is everywhere at all times and for all people who choose to acknowledge and meet…

Frankenmeat

Polly’s latest is up and it mentions the rioting of course but in an interesting way – why did they target Target? The principals of that firm had a weird reaction – far from condemning the damage and violence, they…

The Time Machine [2002]

I’m with commenter Rcavey who wrote, under one review: I’ve never seen the other versions of time machine or read the book. This remake is quite entertaining but hollow. You just don’t feel emotionally connected to any of the characters…

Abuse of the word ‘far’

‘Far’. When the narrative’s framed by propagandists, e.g. by Common Purpose and all the other arms of the current hegemony, ‘far’ almost always comes into it, flung like dung at whoever disagrees with the ‘Narrative’, applied to those who are…