Freedom rang but did not reign
It probably goes with out saying that ‘these are very troubled times’. I stare into the abyss. Oh dear – I risk being diagnosed again! All existentialists are to be diagnosed with some mental disorder, I imagine. This is the way of the world today. And yes – mental ‘health’Read More
What people thought – the last year.
In the last year I’ve had two most-trusted people reveal contact details for me to third parties without my prior consent. How did this happen: Person A: “thought” that I wouldn’t mind as person X was so trusted by them, a professional and a trustworthy person. Person B: “thought” thatRead More
Abysmal service dealt with on TripAdvisor
In short don’t mess with The Captain’s time and money! And don’t expect him to just roll over, sulk and not return. See TripAdvisor report or not – it’s a very long one and contains extreme detail. Your cure for insomnia perhaps.
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
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
CAPTAIN’S LOG – NEWCASTLE– Part 2
The situation in the taxi actually begins on the morning of 2012-02-01. This was the first day of my three-day conference at The Hilton in Gateshead. It was cold so I decided to take a taxi from City Express Hotels to the Hilton at Gateshead. I called Budget Taxi’s. ARead 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