Monthly Archives: April 2020

Star News article by Muriel Newman critiquing the covid 19 response

Comment on Brett’s facebook page linking to this Star News article by Muriel Newman critiquing the government handling of Covid-19. [ 27/4/20 ] [Brett since deleted the post – so it has gone from facebook. I did send this to … Continue reading

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The Emporers Robes

Milan’s Facebook link to this article – The Emporers Robes – my response to his page [ 26/4/20 ] Some claims in that article have partial truth, and that is used misleadingly, and other claims are simply false. If the … Continue reading

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Impressions

Impressions [ 21/4/20 Laurie asked “What kind of impression do you make?” ] I try to leave as few impressions in the environment as possible. I leave it to others to make what impressions they do of me. I just … Continue reading

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Quora – How likely is it that humanity is one of the first intelligent/advanced races in the universe?

How likely is it that humanity is one of the first intelligent/advanced races in the universe? [ 21/4/20 ] As Roger Ashford correctly identifies, we have almost no information on which to make an assessment of that. The fact that … Continue reading

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Viruses and Bill Gates

[ 20/4/20 Ron shared an image on facebook, with two pics of Bill Gates, 1 – 1980s – lets infect computers with a virus and then sell them antivirus software; and 2 – 2019 – Lets infect people with a … Continue reading

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Vaccination – Tom’s facebook page – updated 30Apr2020

[ 20/4/20 Tom’s facebook page] Hi Tom, While you raise some legitimate concerns about the economic incentives of companies producing vaccines, the rest of your story missed most of the important bits. Genner invented the idea in 1796 to prevent … Continue reading

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Quora – Globalisation

Technological progress is a key driver of improvements in incomes and standards of living. What are the causes and current effects of technological globalization? About what should I write? [ 20/4/20 ] To understand globalization, you need to understand the … Continue reading

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