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Jotting – WHO

Lightblub Moment ON FRIDAY, APRIL 30, the WHO quietly updated a page on its website. In a section on how…

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Virus From Below

The history of the world, for a long time, was the history of great people. Mostly great men. It focused…

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Late Abroad Again

As the contagion bit hard, Pepys chronicled the flight from the city, mostly of doctors, lawyers and merchants. Then as now, only those with the financial means to do so can seek refuge in seclusion.
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The Power of the Snub

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.
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Cold Calling Students

While the line between a Socratic acceptance of the limits of our knowledge and genuine ignorance is blurred, academia's financial rapacity knows no bounds.
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The Case of the Dangling Toad

Combining powdered toad with the excretions and serum made into lozenges and worn about the affected area, drove away the contagion and drew out the poison.
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Airbrushing Memory

With digital services often serving as our memory, to remove content from personal drives is to airbrush our memory.
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May the Third be with you

It is fitting these memorial days are side by side because a central theme in the Star Wars saga was the freedom of peoples to live according to their need.
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