Are family members friends?
The easy answer to this is “family are family and friends are friends” – which is absolutely simplistic, avoidant and stupid. I’m using the word ‘friends’ here pretty loosely. Of course, I only recognised degrees of friendships. Nobody is my friend (and I’m not explaining that again). Factors compared TheRead More
Who is Stupid?
As some will know, I have conversations with an imaginary character called Stupid. I haven’t explained much about Stupid before now. How did this character develop? Over the years I’ve heard so many stupid utterances from people, that I have had to expect what ‘people’ in general will say inRead More
Exercises in futility
The topic is a very big one. It’s about how people repeat actions that lead to futility. If you don’t know what futility means find a dictionary and read up. If you can’t read, what are you doing here? Futility But what is futility? It’s not just a hopeless situation. Read More
The down sides of electronic media
As the title says, this is an exploration of ‘down sides’. If you wish for a balanced perspective, move on now! I mean now! What do I mean by electronic media? I mean all forms of electronic communication and interaction e.g. emails, text (sms) messages, online banking, video conferencing etcRead More