I just read the article from the BBC “Park Romney: Why he turned against the Mormon Church”. If you read this blog with any frequency then you know I like to talk about religion. I like to talk about the historical aspects, the origins, customs and ceremonies etc. Religion has impacted humanity more than any…… Continue reading Religion – What defines a cult?
Two very quick observations here. 1. Did you notice that no media outlet used the word “murder” to describe what happened? 2. The media never mentioned the victims names. – All of the attention was focused on the soldier and nobody reported on the victims. This was pointed out by Common Dreams -…… Continue reading Afghan civilians murdered by US soldier
I’m currently reading a book called “Infinite City – A San Francisco Atlas” by Rebecca Solnit When most people hear the word “Atlas” they think of boring school subjects and perhaps don’t bother to lift the cover. For me however, I opened the cover and this book has kept me spellbound. As any reader of…… Continue reading Past Meets the Present – Infinite City
It looks like most of my predictions from my previous post turned out to be correct. Notice I wrote it right after the announcement was made. How did I know these things you might ask? Well, for two reasons: 1. I read a lot. 2. I learned a lot from many people while living abroad.…… Continue reading The bin Laden assassination part deux
Every morning right after I open my eyes and before I get out of bed I grab my Iphone. I check my work mail, then go straight to the news. For the news, I go to Facebook which being so much more than just the social network of a few years ago is now my…… Continue reading What’s in a Headline? – Obama, Libya and Pundits
Just saw this making the rounds on Facebook. Here is the video with explanation. I also have some other things I’d like to point out down below. From the pictures pretty self explanatory.. but here you go. “Genpatsu-Kun” – Name given to character of Japanese reactor: GenPatsu = Source of radiation — Kun = Like…… Continue reading Japan, Reactor child explanation, Self Defense Force and Kanji
In this post I will relate to you my concerns and fears. Everyone knows what is going on from the daily news so I have no need to repeat it.I just wanted to share what is going on in my mind at the moment.As readers of my posts know, I am very preferential to Japan…… Continue reading Japan – A personal story
In this post I would like to explore more than a few current issues which I simply cannot understand. To me, it seems the more I travel, read and learn the less I am able to make sense of what goes on in the world.
Why other people do not always act in their own ‘best interest’. They simply have other priorities.
First a few disclosures, before I get started, because I feel that I will be a regular poster on this blog, and some people need to understand from which direction I am approaching. Mike is not out to scare you: When I talk about subjects at times, and start pointing to hard facts, people have…… Continue reading Oil depletion, a first post.