Category: Humanities

 

I’m not a this sort of person

I often hear things of that nature from people e.g. “I’m not a computer person”, or “I’m not a driven by money sort of person”, or “I’m not a Nigela Lawson fan”, or “I’m not a Paxman person”, or “I’m not a Russell Brand person” or “I don’t like ToryRead More

Nano.. Nano!!

I’ve been thinking about my use of the words ‘the humans’. It seems to suggest that I’m an observer of them – and not connected to their kind. For sure I do feel that way a lot of the time. But looking back as to how I came to stepRead More

Why I despair for the human race..

I sometimes become despondent about the human race – for a number of reasons. I think to myself, that people of average intelligence surely must be able to read, understand, and apply some logic to what’s going on. Surely that sort of activity is what differentiates us from all otherRead More

Testing idiocy

LiveFyre Sidenotes have been installed on the site. Tough – no tutorial on this. You know the magic words – ‘Google is your friend’. This post is just to ensure that I’ve stated the bleeding obvious: 1. With each opportunity or power must come proportionate degrees of restraint and responsibility.Read More

More ways to think ‘stupid’.

Continuing on my ‘bandwagon’ of imitating stupidity – only to ensure that I define the concept – today I review a video and make some idiotic statements that will resound with a majority of stupid people. I assure you though that the stupid statements are based on errors of applicationRead More

Some differences

This will of course be expected to strain the brains of many folk who will go, “Sorry I don’t know anything about it.” And that’s the humans for you; if they know nothing about it then they don’t want to learn about it.

Beyond Evil

The Cap has recently  become disturbed by events in history – those related to Auschwitz. Mention of the word usually means that 80% of people switch off. After all who wants to read about atrocities committed on Jews etc. I know – people have better more pleasant things to do,Read More

To err is human, they say.

Most people know that to err is human. What arises from that is something I explore in outline here. I do not give out my mobile (aka cell phone) number or private email address to loads of people who might think of me as their friend. Why? It’s not becauseRead More

Captain Walker’s Seven Pillars of Apology:

There must be unqualified and unconditional admission of wrongdoing based on objective facts. Expressed clarity and specificity about what the wrongdoing was. Unqualified acceptance of personal responsibility for the wrongdoing or acceptance of wrongdoing on behalf of an entity which the individual represents. The apology must be objectively perceived (i.e.Read More

Still bewildered

I recently wrote about Disrespect for my Right to Privacy. So a couple days ago I received yet another email. But this one did not disrespect my privacy. Instead it contained the emails of 122 other individuals. [I deviate to explain to the technologically challenged that I did not countRead More

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