Category Archives: paranoia

Yet One More Conspiracy Theory

Stop the Steal Democracy is dead! No one can trust the voting system. Republicans are marching in the streets. (If Trump had won, would we even be having this conversation?) “Stop the Steal” was created by Republican political operative Roger … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Know: Am I My Brother’s Keeper?”

Cain and Abel (Genesis 4: 1-18) One was a farmer, the other a shepherd. They were, by legend, the first two children of Adam and Eve. And, also according to legend, the first murderer and his victim. And God played … Continue reading

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Was “Ramsay” the Model for James Bond?

Richard Sorge (October 4, 1895 – November 7, 1944) He has been called, by several people, “a perfect spy”. That reminded me of the John le CarrĂ© novel of the same name. But would a perfect spy have been caught … Continue reading

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Has There Ever Been a Dead Heat in a Presidential Election?

“Sleepy Joe” Biden versus “Trumpety” Trump Too close to call? Who says? The main stream media? (It looks like the perfect way to keep people glued to their televisions and internet devices: more advertising revenue.) If I’d been a betting … Continue reading

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Thus Spoke Zarathustra (or did he?)

Zoroaster (dates unknown) I am not going to quote from Friedrich Nietzsche, although that would be the most important book written about Zoroaster. No, I’m going to quote something more recent. ‘For many centuries before Zaratas’s time, the Babylonian astronomers … Continue reading

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Ah, So I’ve Been on the Right Track, After All

The Astrological Revolution While researching images for a reincarnational post on Facebook, I came across this book. Of course, I had to buy it! If nothing else, it will prove the things I’ve been saying since I was in my … Continue reading

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Footnote in History: Plagiarism or Inspiration?

A Sucessora (1934) Have you ever tried to write a novel? It’s a lonely occupation. And the pressure of your readers and publishers breathing down your neck can be more than most could endure, especially if you have suddenly become … Continue reading

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Re-Writing History: Is It Fake News or…

A False Narrative? I have commented many times that history gets written by the victors. The losers crawl away from their battles and lick their (emotional) wounds, sometimes for centuries. We, individually, do the same thing. That situation you went … Continue reading

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This Picture is Reported to Be of 17,000 Signatures

What do you see?

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*Scythe*: A Slasher Film to End All Slasher Films

Fascination (1979) Why are we so fascinated by evil, death and sex? It must be primeval. And with Hallowe’en fast approaching, this fascination will be triggered yet again. *Sigh* If you ask this question of a psychologist or psychiatrist, their … Continue reading

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