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Seychelles, C. Shells, Buy the Offshore

The Laundromat (2019) I hope you can excuse my little rhyme, based on: She sells sea shells by the seashore. childhood tongue twister It’s what came to my mind overnight after watching The Laundromat last evening. The Plot (from Wikipedia) … Continue reading

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Was Alexander the Great Assassinated at Age 32?

Alexander the Great (July 20, 356 BC – June 10, 323 BC) It’s one of those great mysteries. After drinking some wine, he died two weeks later. Was the wine poisoned? Did someone want him out of the way? Maybe … Continue reading

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When Saint Cyril became Patriarch of Alexandria in 412 AD

St. Cyril of Alexandria (376 – June 27, 444) According to Wikipedia: The Prefect Orestes enjoyed the political backing of Hypatia, an astronomer, philosopher and mathematician who had considerable moral authority in the city of Alexandria, and who had extensive … Continue reading

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Censorship: Controlling the Narrative

Stopping the Spread of “Harmful” Information? My wife subscribes to coronavirus updates from John Hopkins University. Two days ago, we got into a somewhat heated discussion about something they’d written concerning Facebook not taking down ‘alternative’ points-of-view about the pandemic. … Continue reading

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It All Depends on Your Perspective

The Parallax View (1974) When posting a photo on Facebook of a small bug on my window pane, today, I used the terms perspective and perception, relating the bug’s point-of-view to our limited understanding of what goes on in the … Continue reading

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A Return to the Scene of the Crime

The Assassination of Marilyn Monroe Reading this book is like watching Oliver Stone’s JFK. There were just so many people with axes to grind in 1962 that it seems that MM died as a result of too many ‘irons’ in … Continue reading

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Live by the Sword; Die by the Sword

Momo This may be the truth, this may be a lie: but someone is responsible for the deaths of the powerful and famous in the 1960’s. Could it really have been Sam Giancana all along?

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Is This the World’s Most Hated Band?

Nickelback (I chose their “Here and Now” album cover for my blog illustration because it features the steam clock in the Gastown district of downtown Vancouver.) In the news recently is an item about a debate being conducted in the … Continue reading

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Self-Harm is a Cry for Help

Jussie Smollett’s Crime (Cry Me) It’s been a weird three weeks since Smollett told Chicago Police that he had been mugged by two anti-black, anti-gay masked men who doused him with bleach, beat him and hung a rope around his … Continue reading

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Media: Are YOU Getting the Point Yet?

The Medium IS the Message Marshall McLuhan was way ahead of the pack. He saw in the 60’s that control of the media equates to control of our minds. In those days, that meant movies, TV, radio, newspapers and magazines. … Continue reading

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