Declines in sexual activity seem to owe more to ‘the introduction of the iPhone in 2007 and the global recession of 2008’ than fear of contracting Aids.
Pushing back on unorthodox views has given rise to ‘wrongspeak,’ ‘the things we believe to be true but cannot say,’ creating a Media Archipelago.
Specifically put, proportionality isn’t a one way street in which the power of the state is neutered to the benefit of an individual.
In the main, scholars, developers and researchers cite those who have gone before, without whose work their own product would be much reduced.
To be a part of a society which doesn’t take these choices means the most meaningful solution is to look at ambient as well as personal privacy.
I came across a stone bench that appeared to be very old. Carved into an ancient looking wall, dappled in moss, thick creepers wound across its surface.
One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn’t exist. Stephen Hawking There is an old adage, the more we have the more we can give. This is true of temporal things as I can’t give money if I have no money, I can’t give time if I… Continue reading The City of Love
I know I know… you don’t need to shout it I am not so superannuated that I am deaf to your cries. Months I can hear you say, without so much as a drunken ramble or intellectual fart on this blog and then in my first two words I have blasphemed, thereby offending the bulk… Continue reading ‘God is Dead’
Age hit me the other day. To be precise it hit my right hamstring. It was cold and I got up too quickly. These were the words of old men, who I have mocked remorselessly over the years, coming from the mouth of a babe (here I mean it in the child sense); or one… Continue reading Age, Evil And A Better World
In 1968 the doyen of pop art, Andy Warhol, said: ‘In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.’ Broadly speaking there are two ways this statement can be read. That fame is fleeting or that everyone will get a piece of it. The rise of MyFace and SpaceTube seems to shift the emphasis… Continue reading Is this what Warhol meant?