Elon Musk’s mother, Maye Musk, recently defended her billionaire son and urged his critics to “stop being mean to him”. Source: Elon Musk’s Mother Calls Him A “Genius”, Urges Critics To “Stop Being Mean to Him” Nice mothers always stand up for us. To me Musk’s neural link experiments are violently unfair to monkeys but… Read More Elon Musk’s Mother Calls Him A “Genius”, Urges Critics To “Stop Being Mean to Him”
Unbelievable — The powers that the government has assumed since the outbreak of Covid in 2019-20. Now that the masks are off and we’re allowed to congregate again, Big Brother and Sister have not entirely loosened their grip on the public. I have received emails, texts on my phone, and more recently, a spoken message… Read More Opinion – Big Brother’s texting, Big Sister’s on the landline
The association between psychopathy and crime is established, but the specific components of the personality disorders that most contribute to crime are largely unknown. Drawing on data from 723 confined delinquents in Missouri, the present study… Source: (PDF) Not my fault: blame externalization is the psychopathic feature most associated with pathological delinquency among confined delinquents… Read More (PDF) Not my fault: blame externalization is the psychopathic feature most associated with pathological delinquency among confined delinquents | Michael Vaughn – Academia.edu | Opinion
Sometimes I wonder if some scientists and medical people are really getting off on all their newfound ‘authority,’ which with Covid has proved to be timestamped at best. It’s so obvious that politics, economics, and science sometimes meet and other times are at odds. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. But it’s pretty clear that… Read More Are we turning into germaphobes… do scientists revel in their newfound power?
Hey everyone, after the infamous slap and all the varied messages around it, I began to feel it was pointless to offer any kind of commentary on any topic. Some folks veered more toward the Will Smith side while others took the Chris Rock side. Then we hear that Rock apparently had no idea about… Read More Opinion | Crisis, What Crisis? – After “The Slap”
I know you’ve all heard what English sounds like to Italians because we’ve posted Prisencolinensinainciusol half a dozen times. But have you heard what it sounds like to Japanese? Source: What English sounds like to people in Japan | Boing Boing Opinion: ‘Fun and games’ must go in all directions. But does it? See my… Read More What English sounds like to people in Japan | Boing Boing | Opinion
Revised with previous “likes” carried over to today. Read more about Ian McDonald: Ian McDonald (musician) – Wikipedia Bear with me folks. I’m a kid again, sitting in my elder sister’s room in the top floor of our old house. I’m all alone, flipping through her records, which really are family records because other sibs… Read More Opinion – Ian McDonald, founding member of King Crimson died recently
Hey guys, I am not in a typing mood this morning so composed this with Windows 10 speech dictation. Hence the conversational style. 😊 OK here’s an article actually two articles that I found interesting. Basically, they point to the question: Are we becoming less free and is COVID the culprit? The first article is… Read More “Walkin’ around this concrete garden” – Are we losing our freedoms?
The word ideology has a fascinating history. Coined in 1796 by a French Enlightenment aristocrat, Antoine Destutt de Tracy, Tracy was actually imprisoned by the revolutionaries during the Reign of Terror when he came up with the concept. For Tracy, ideology was a rational ‘science of ideas’ which he hoped would counteract the irrational impulses… Read More The idea of ideology (huh?) 😂
The pontiff also strongly condemned anti-vaxxers during an address to diplomats. “Under the guise of defending diversity,” a move by society to “cancel” people or situations “ends up canceling all sense of identity, with the risk of silencing positions that defend a respectful and balanced understanding of various sensibilities,” Francis said. Doing this causes “one-track… Read More Pope Francis Denounces ‘Cancel Culture,’ Says It Leaves No Room for Freedom of Expression | Opinion