Daily Archives: October 17, 2011

Spam, Spam, Spam…..

Spam is a nuisance and I have to clear great swathes of it from my spam filter each day, but in amongst it there are sometimes some gems of unintentional humor, so you will see the odd piece of spam … Continue reading

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America Must Manage Its Decline and Read the Book of Heroic Failures

I doubt many of the people who need to read this article will do so, but hey, it’s worth giving it just a tiny bit more air time. From today’s Financial Times by Gideon Rachman at  http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/0c73f10e-f8aa-11e0-ad8f-00144feab49a.html#axzz1b4nTKnyV Recently I met … Continue reading

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Conflict Poem: Wilfred Owen (1893-1918)’s: Strange Meeting

Wilfred Owen was another great poet cut short at aged 25: see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilfred_Owen And his greatest poem was probably: ‘Strange Meeting’ which also forms the libretto for Benjamin Britten’s ‘War Requiem‘: It seemed that out of battle I escaped Down … Continue reading

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Vain Citadels aka Gated Communities: ‘A Cave is a Grave’ from @ Kyrie Eleison

My recent posting on the ratio of CEO to average worker income brought a stream of great commentary. Here is another comment from @Kyrie Eleison that I am posting as a guest blog in its own right. I particularly liked … Continue reading

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