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A small gift from the Captain

Small, free and useful – best wishes. Download, print and keep it in sight. 2014 Calendar – From The Captain’s Watch by Captain Walker

Thought for tomorrow

“Men are qualified for civil liberty in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upon their own appetites, — in proportion as their love to justice is above their rapacity, — in proportion as their soundness and sobriety of understanding is above their vanity and presumption, — inRead More

How I know I can predict the future

Some, in search of a laugh will giggle and know that it’s me who has caused my car to break the window. Well, continue laughing because the fact is that I did not do this. This was taken outside of a certain Hotel. On 14th October, when I parked thereRead More

Who is malala?

She is the 16 year daughter of a BBC reporter in Pakistan – now working in the UK. Her dream was to become a doctor. Her life almost came to an abrupt end. Malala was targeted and shot in the head in Parkistan by the Taleban on 9th October 2012Read More

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

The exploitation of hope

The title for this blog just ‘hit me’ and I had to write this. So I put everything else on hold. At the outset, I need to say that I have nothing against ‘hope’ in itself. Our society and our achievements are based on aspirations. We had to have someRead More

Living out the future..

It’s the greatest time to be alive!! And ‘time’ is of the essence. I recall 35 years ago as high-school kids we wondered almost weekly what the world would be like in 2010 (an important ‘landmark’ of the future for me). Well, I’m here! And the ‘future’ is great! LiveRead More

Money isn’t everything…but I sure as hell love it. Don’t you?

Yeah..we know this very well don’t we, that ‘money isn’t every thing’? The phrase sickens me. Why pray tell, you must be thinking. Let me try a few substitutions for the word ‘money’ in there: ‘Air’ isn’t everything ‘Sex’ isn’t everything ‘Banana’ isn’t everything ‘Food’ isn’t everything ‘A house’ isn’tRead More

What changes minds?

It was  00:30 2008-09-13 – when I decided to start writing this. Crazy? So what. I’ve been thinking about what changes people’s minds about things. For example what changes your mind about accepting something, believing something or doing something. Why the heck am I interested in that? Because of myRead More

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