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Thank goodness, we are not our crappy backwards ancestors who used to romp through the forest paths on horseback, and walk around on the soft ground of the natural earth surrounded by all sorts of furry animals. No, we are better than that, we have cut down the trees, and paved the earth. We have […]

May 1st, 2017 | Filed under Opinions and Perspectives, Rants

There is a continually accelerating trend in the world today, although fairly obvious, most people probably haven’t really come to grips with it. The improvements of automated technology have made more and more jobs obsolete, and this is just the beginning. The trend seems to be on an exponential path, and yet the main stream […]

Now and then my memory for one reason or another goes back to something that happened to me a couple of decades ago as I was spending seven months backpacking overland and water through India. The previous day I had booked myself on a slow moving four day boat trip through Kerala’s backwaters from Cochin […]

Aug 17th, 2016 | Filed under Interesting, Opinions and Perspectives, Rants, Travel

The idea that peace can be brought about by war is about as stupid as thinking that only fire can bring on the cold. Though the end of a war does of course result in peace, before the war began, peace was of course there as well. Warmongers these days seem to follow the: “This […]

Aug 3rd, 2016 | Filed under Opinions and Perspectives, Shirts

It is amazing how something with seemingly so little value, might actually be worth so much. I want to tell you a short story about something of value that was almost taken from my home recently, I say almost because I caught them putting in their bag as they were getting ready to leave. I […]

May 8th, 2016 | Filed under Interesting, Opinions and Perspectives, Rants