Justice is Mankind's Supreme Argument in its fight to ensure not just Its Survival but its Progress. If you care to know more, step right in.
Do we Change with the Times or do we Resist the Times? That is the question now.
Why the State and not Humanity is Obsolete! If you want to know more, step right in!
Should we get immunized against Covid-19 or not? That is the Question Now!
Power politics has failed us. We need to take the power back and dilute it! Any power concentration is bad. History teaches us valuable lessons. We need to open our eyes and listen to the voices of our Ancestors. Nothing is really New.
Do You want to make sure that war crimes and mass murder don’t occur at regular intervals? Easy breezy. Punish their moral authors. Punish them capitally. Punish them publicly. And punish them wherever and whenever you can. But for the love of humanity, don’t let the murdering bastards who pulled the trigger get away with … Continue reading Why War Crimes Are Never Punished
Why the Current Political System is Broken and what we can do to Fix It. Direct democracy can save us. We must educate ourselves and fight extremism.
Funny thing just occurred to me while I was taking a course on PRINCE2, which is a Project Management matrix. The course is very interesting but also extremely dry. Think Gobi dessert or the Sahara and Kalahari combined - that dry. Yuck! Anyway, while I was taking notes on the seventh principle of PRINCE2, 'learning … Continue reading Tourism and Capitalism – The Case of Romania and Bulgaria
Discipline breeds monsters. That is the general rule. And like all generalizations, there are plenty of exceptions to it. But as a rule, discipline turns people into machines. And machines are not human, by definition. Case in point - The Dirty Dozen (1967) You see the guy who is looking at the camera. That guy … Continue reading The Problem with Discipline
I am a deeply religious man. I know, it's shocking. Especially in our day and age, when the very act of having faith is as dangerous and risky as denying the existence of God was up until 200 years ago. Oh, let me qualify my statement. I believe in a God, the creator of this … Continue reading What came before the Big Bang?
A blog about family, home, yearning after the long gone past.
I love the Sex Pistols. How can you not love them? I mean look at their lyrics. God save the queenThe fascist regimeThey made you a moronA potential H bombSex Pistols, God Save the Queen, 1977. They were not just very aware of the British political climate in the 1970s. They were also prescient, to … Continue reading The Burden of Truth – How Covid-19 Made Us All Morons
East and West German police faceoff before the Wall went up. The Berlin Wall effectively separated the two German states between August 1961 and November 1989. The Soviets did not lose the Cold War in 1989, in 1990 or even in 1991. They lost the war on 13 August 1961. That was the day when … Continue reading The Cold War – Chapter 1: The Berlin Wall
I was born on a cold December day in the Year of Our Lord 1979, in Bucharest, Romania. The day I was born, the 19th, USSR Secretary General Leonid Brezhnev had just instructed the Red Army to invade Afghanistan to effect regime change. So, one can say I came into this world during interesting times. … Continue reading The Story of My Life – Chapter 1
The other day a friend was asking me which European country I would recommend him to immigrate to. Without the slightest hesitation, I told him to go settle in the Swiss Confederation (Confoederatio Helvetica). To my surprise, he followed through by asking me which canton or region I had in mind, given that he spoke … Continue reading Which is the best canton to live in Switzerland?
First off, admit it. You all thought I was gonna say that I was turning vegetarian. Gotcha! I gotta say I was quite tempted to go full vegetarian especially after building a nice firepit in the backyard and abusing the mititei output of the said grill. Although I did come very close to being quite … Continue reading The Extraordinary Journey of a Meat Lover towards eating less meat
Normal national colours are rectangular and let's put it this way... peaceful. That is not the case with the Swiss national colours. Here follows the extraordinary journey of the Swiss flag. Depicted: the Swiss Pantone 485 C Red. The approved colour of the Swiss Confederation's flag. Our story begins in the Middle Ages, up in … Continue reading The Abridged Story of the Swiss Square Flag
Today I am going to break one of my self-imposed rules. Today, I will be all heart. Today, I won't try to be a brainiac. Funny thing, when you google 'brainiac', you find out "he is a super-intelligent alien being from the planet Colu who has fought Superman." Who knew? Who cares? Now that we … Continue reading My Proustian flow of consciousness
There Be Dragons! If Dragons are mythological figures, who crafted them, when and why?
Romanian is not the Mother of Latin. Latin is the Mother of Romanian. Languages are fascinating time travel vehicles. History is all that matters.
Finding the Truth may take a long time, require many sacrifices, but is its own reward. If you want to find out how to unburden yourself, step right in and put your hand inside The Mouth of Truth - I dare you! It won't bite...unless you are lying.