Category: World Thoughts

Punishing Putin’s Russia – the current oil crisis

I like some weird theories that highlight the roots of the current global crisis. First, the current problems started with the resurgence of the American New Right (Project for New American Century a.k.a. the NeoCons), with their desire of returning US to global dominance and the understanding that it must be achieved through the control of global oil and direct American military involvement....
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Economic Miracle of Christmas (revisited)

Note: the original post was written in 2009, but then got corrupted in a server crash Everyone receives Xmas promotional brochures from chain stores, local shops, big retail units, filled with hundreds of "unique" and "one-time"offers without which a citizen of the developed world cannot exist, be happy, provide others with happiness. We are indoctrinated to buy these products for ourselves,...
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The future of ISIS (short and bloody)

France’s response to the Paris massacre should be defined as lukewarm at best. Several fighter-bombers dropped some ordnance on a few locations, where the ISIS idiots have been sheltering. France is now placing a lot of importance on “returning to life as usual” as a major form of resisting ISIS. Is this because the Christmas shopping period is coming up? Where is the big punch, the...
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Brexit, bremail, brebotage

So, once the Brits managed to prevent Scotland from departing their own happy Union (barely!), their confidence boosted by such success has led them to the next logical step – taking the UK and swimming away from the EU. You’d think they would have learned from the Scots, where business and economics (staying in UK) won with national patriotism (departure and creating an Arab-styled oil state...
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Love your drone

For all the spooks out there: this is a fun "what if" article ;p In recent months, national governments have increased the speed with which they are introducing controlling legislation, aimed at defining the rules related to drones. Of course, rules regulating private and business drone usage, as the governments themselves just loooove to send a drone to spy on you and/or fire a hellfire missile...
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Mr/Miss, thank you, excuse me. Where is the politeness?

What happened to formal politeness in the 21st century? Why is everyone on a first name basis or expects/demands to be? Who forced upon us this myth of instant “friendship” and “zero distance” with people we don’t know or who serve us coffee or call from the blue to sell new mobile services? Even more with those at the workplace, for whom “instant pall-hood” has become a religion...
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Charlie Hebdo massacre

Watching the 2 days of terrorist activity in Paris, which included the massacre of Charlie Hebdo journalists, simple conclusions come to mind. 1. Anyone enjoying history will look towards the British “rivers of blood” speech from 1968 by Enoch Powell, warning (already then!) of racial conflict coming to the UK (and we can extrapolate that to Europe as well). 2. It is clear that Europe’s...
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Racism – idiots guide

During the last few months I had the opportunity of experiencing some attacks aimed at me, but utilising my nationality/background as the axis-of-assault. Racism, as we know it. . I was able to stop the initial reaction, familiar and natural to all, of a direct, brutal and physical assault - a standard, biological and violent response. Instead, I focused on analysing the underlying issues. . It...
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