Trolls beware, anonymous attacks could be dangerous to your health

Trolls Beware At the end of the day, for regular internet users as well as trolls, there is no such thing as being anonymous online. Any clever hacker, competent staff at internet service providers, government authorities and the clever folk managing social media companies can find out the identity of trolls. They just don’t want […]

Different cultures don’t always work together

An interesting question got thrown at me a few days ago. Do different cultures work together? The question was whether international NGOs were helping disabled people in Vietnam get a better deal. So here’s the conundrum. Vietnam is a top down type of society. The communist party tells its citizens what to think and what […]

We’ve come a long way

I’m particularly guilty of ranting at the ills of the world. I got angry at California and their vote with regards to Prop 8 and the fact, even with the gay friendly city of San Francisco within the State, that they would be anti gay and lesbian marriages. But then over the past week-end I […]

We love the blood and gore

One thing that has always fascinated me and that is how we love to gawk at scenes of disaster. I mean the we of all of us as human beings.  We do this. We slow down when driving past a road accident, we love to read details of crashes and earthquakes. We watched the images […]

Obama and the issue of abortion

Amazing what people think and say. It never ceases to surprise me. And at my ripe ol’ age I should be used to human mankind and what they get up to. But no. I’m still taken aback. A little commotion is happening in the USA. Sure, again. It’s about President Obama. Again. This time though […]