Tag: culture

 

Going backwards and forwards at the same time.

I slept an unusual 9 hours last night (2011-11-22). I awoke this morning feeling really good for that. Then I went on the net and saw this: Water shortage to end soon  and then Maraval clean-up. I can’t find a single set of words to describe my resulting state ofRead More

Adina Spire – Bezdin Ensemble

This music is truly inspirational. I’m a life member of Magnatune – supporting and promoting budding new artists, and worthy causes. Kindly replace your wallet, cheque/check book or credit card. Just listen! “Bezdin is an institution in Romania; its purpose is still to give shelter and education to girls whoRead More

Jackie Evancho!!

The Cap is totally blowed down!! Like totally! Amma speechless.. just listen and watch. This one was last night – on Britain’s Got Talent.

Of Justice and hunger

Research evidence has revealed that how lenient a judge might be is related to how close s/he is to a meal break! A hungry judge is an angry judge – you might think, and you’d be on the right track. Recidivism amongst offenders also predicted outcomes. However, even after controllingRead More

Confused and primitive to the core.

I was motivated to write this having reflected on my interactions with the human species recently. They pride themselves as being several notches above other animals. They have built very large and complicated structures. Their intelligence has allowed them the privilege of creating weapons that could destroy the whole planetRead More

Perceptions of perceptions.

Like huh? Well, one can never be 100% sure what others think of you (i.e. me). People basically don’t tell (by words) all of what they think – for umpteen reasons. So I’ve been asking myself what do others really think of me. I cannot be 100% correct either becauseRead More

Answering off the point..

It is an amazing phenomenon that makes me wonder how the human race has survived this long – yeah ‘answering off the point’. WTF does that mean? It means like when you ask somebody a simple question you get an answer that does not address your enquiry. Or you askRead More

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