Category Archives: social commentary

It Was My Week

Last week turned out to be My Week. On Thursday Oct 18 the City and Community Futures handed out Volunteer Appreciation awards. Two were handed out: Outstanding Community Service and Volunteer Of The Year which is the one I was … Continue reading

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Working with victims of disaster

Nearly 4 months ago we were hit by a devastating flood – the worst in our history. It’s left large areas of our city unoccupied and in question of restoration. During this I heard the experiences of those affected, saw … Continue reading

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Coral is Bleaching – It is time to do something . . . genetic engineering to the rescue

Have we arrived at a moment in the world’s history where only geo and genetic engineering can stave off the massive extinction many see coming? I once wrote a short story where the upshot was the extinction of Homo Sapiens … Continue reading

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There was this dream . . .

Trump is reported to have called a lot of places ‘shit holes’ and ticked off many people and nations around the world. After years of building and maintaining a global reach for their economy, culture and military might, the top … Continue reading

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Web hunches past court bans

Ever have a hunch? You suspect (or feel you know) something that you don’t really have a solid basis to ‘know’. A conclusion that your mind has come to all on its own that ‘feels correct’ but you can’t show … Continue reading

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Could an AI be the keeper of extinguishing languages?

Watching a news item about a movie being made in an indigenous setting using indigenous actors speaking the language of their past ancestors. The actors all had to get a language boot camp and still learn how to pronounce the … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Banksters At It Again

Wells Fargo has had its hands slapped in the recent past for doing things to its customers without their knowledge or consent. In that case they were signing customers up for credit cards and then taking them away – ostensibly … Continue reading

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