Can ‘robots’ acquire human rights?
This issue is explored extensively in certain Sci-Fi movies – and immediately many will have clicked on some other link, ruled by System 1 thinking. Those blessed with an innate or acquired portion of System 2 thinking may stay on a bit longer. Sci-Fi is only a stage upon whichRead More
Sometimes for brief moments I think there may be hope for humanity. This is one of them.
Shamelessness – a new world order
I’m really becoming very worried about the state of the world. Look at this: Stand with the Maasai, where thousands of Maasai are about to be evicted from their land to allow wealthy game hunters to roam. No – I’m not one who usually jumps on to bandwagons and campaigns.Read More
Animals – again!
Yes the attacker is wrong – totally wrong. I reckon 90-something percent of people seeing the video will say “Serves him right!!” And that is called animal thinking consequent on animal behaviour. Watch the old geyser with the umbrella. He’s just comes in to have his share of the ‘fun’.Read More
Not a happy time for me
Save your empathy and expression of concern for my unhappiness. Happiness and by extension unhappiness are not concepts I subscribe to, even if you do and insist that I must know about them – a sort of ‘bullying’ of me to obey concepts I reject. “What’s the matter now?” –Read More
Trinidadian Lawyer Secures Historic Conviction of a former Head of State
A ‘Trinidadian’ lawyer – Ula Nathai-Lutchman – played a prominent role in the Prosecution team that secured the historic Judgement against former President Charles Taylor. Mr. Taylor, who was indicted while he was still President of Liberia, is the first former Head of State to be convicted by an internationalRead More
My thoughts which follow have been deeply and uncomfortably compelled by the movie ‘Unthinkable’. This movie comes with a health warning – as it shows graphic scenes of torture. If you are likely to suffer stress or ill-health do not watch this movie. Adult audiences only. I’m not here toRead More
‘We can’t live here anymore’
This is the headline about a father’s sentiment about his two young children who luckily escaped with their lives, after being bound and gagged, while mother nipped out to get some baby food a few minutes away. For viewers outside of this godforesaken Rock, I should explain that this crimeRead More