Category: Human issues

ethical issues and human interest stories

Save the satirist?

It’s always got me into trouble – observing someone needing to be taken down a peg or two and it’s so difficult not to. To vaguely recall Raymond Chandler, in Farewell, My Lovely, on some miscreant: I was about to…

What is far right?

Lana Lokteff is an American of Nordic extraction, she and partner write and speak of Europe and include America as part of the West. She raises a very interesting question, speaking of preserving ‘white’ culture, which is unfortunate in my…

Not very good at what they do …

Theme of “not very good at what they do”: 1. Scunthorpe – y-e-e-e-s-s-s: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48592391 Ocado invests £17m in ‘vertical’ farms 2. Bet their mothers dress em funny: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/10/us_custom_border_patrol_contractor_hacked/ US border cops confirm: Maker of America’s license-plate, driver recognition tech hacked,…

Censorship

On August 17th, 2006, this was posted: http://archive-living-nour-obscur.blogspot.com/2006/08/world-interesting-logic-of-political.html Some way down in the article appeared this: · The Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work, in the UK, believes that “non-fluency in English should not be used as…