Category: Human issues

ethical issues and human interest stories

The hijacked yacht

There’s a moment in Casino Royale when Mathis says to Bond and Vesper: “I’m afraid that if you get into trouble here, the cavalry won’t be coming over the nearest hill.” I hope it never comes back on me one…

The grass is always greener

Something at the Globe and Mail caught the eye: Now, a study from Pennsylvania State University, to be published next week in Psychological Science, is shedding new light on why genders are jealous about different scenarios, beyond the evolutionary hypothesis.…

Elephant in the room

As Ian Parker-Joseph pointed out yesterday: This is what has already come out DURING the morning session of the Chilcott enquiry gentle chat with Blair. NHS Waiting times Britain downgraded by Credit Agency Standard & Poor Witterings reports: The European…

The festive season approacheth

We are moving into a series of days of celebration and otherwise, beginning on January 25th and ending on March 8th.  Many of my friends and colleagues have/had birthdays within this time frame. January 25th: Burns Day, when people write…