Philanthropy
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Philanthropy can be a trojan horse

At first glance, philanthropy appears to be a noble practice. It often is. Particularly when done at a local level. Philanthropy becomes dangerous when it is used to gain control over an industry or cause. Alternate philosophies, practices and businesses are squeezed out. This leaves the philanthroper and their chosen …

Brendan Connell
Fragments of my life
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Brendan Connell and his God

We were good mates I haven’t thought about Brendan Connell for decades. We were mates in primary school, when we both were unequivocal catholics. He was good fun, smart and a better than average sportsperson. We competed fiercely with each other scholastically and in a sporting sense. Occassionally we came …

where did your dreams go
Fragments of my life
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Where did your dreams go

Where did your dreams go? I’m not talking about last night’s half remembered journey into never land. I’m talking about your real hopes and dreams. The possibilities and endless potential that you saw when you were a child. What happened to them? Can you remember what they were? Do you …

do you sleep well
Musings

What is your state of mind? Do you sleep well?

Hey, I’m glad you stopped by – you’re just the person whose opinon I need right now. Take a seat, grab your favourite beverage and let’s have a little chat. Nothing serious really – I’d just like to take your soul’s temperature. What’s that? You don’t believe in souls? Let’s …

cure for coronavirus
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Is There Already a Cure For Coronavirus?

There is a lot of doom and gloom being pedalled by most mainstream media outlets about the effects of coronavirus and how long this pandemic may last. A coronavirus cure seems to be months, perhaps years away. The situation is quite serious with the disease seeming to be particularly deadly …

Musings

The Qanon phenomenon is classic guerilla warfare.

I have written previously about Qanon and wondered about its purpose. It is now clear to me that Qanon has been the most disruptive vehicle used against the myriad of mainstream establishment forces aligned against the Trump presidency.  I would go so far as to state that without the consistent, …

media

Why People Like Michael Rowland Are More Dangerous Than Ross Cameron

Ross Cameron just lost his job on the altar of political correctness.  He has been judged in the court of social media, found guilty and terminated.  Those who heard the Cameron’s statement on air in context believed that the comments were not racist and were in fact satirical in nature.  …

Mars

Mars anomalies

Mars anomalies  – what does it mean? There are a heap of YouTube video channels, social media groups and forums and UFO conspiracy theorist sites out there all making hay out of the term and thousands of people are poring over images beamed down from  the Curiosity Rover and earlier …

Musings
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To be a man

I’m angry today. Part of it is because of this story that I’ve become aware of this morning about the story of the woman who was stabbed to death in broad daylight by her estranged partner in front of her teenage son Part of it is because I became aware …