Monthly Archives: September 2011

Green Wave

I saw the film The Green Wave yesterday (the 26th of September 2011) It is about the Iranian elections in December 2009 which are generally believed to have been fraudulent.  Ahmadinejad apparently won the election. It is strange that it … Continue reading

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How safe is safe?

How safe is safe?  I mean people are always talking about their safety. You can’t do anything these days without hearing the phrase. The players at the US open tennis  tournament were worried about their safety because it was raining … Continue reading

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Troy Davis

So they let him rot in prison for more than 20 years & then they executed Troy Davis. I don’t understand this. It seems there was extreme doubt about his guilt or otherwise. In Europe his conviction would almost certainly … Continue reading

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Children Cage Fighting

I feel compelled to say something about the young children in the cage fighting story. When I first heard it, I was deeply shocked. The very description, Cage Fighting, has connotations of gladiators fighting to the death for the amusement … Continue reading

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Iran & Tibet

Iran & Tibet or at least Dharamsala are theocracies. But they are very different theocracies. I am involved & concerned about both countries. There are similarities & differences. Interesting similarities. Both Iran is a theocracy. Tibet was at one time. … Continue reading

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What a weekend

What a weekend. The police raided our house early on Sunday morning. They were looking for someone who left almost a year ago. They came in numbers. There were 4 males & 1 female. I wonder what he was wanted … Continue reading

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Social networking sites – friends or not friends

In the world of the internet, friendships mean something different. When I was younger, in my twenties, about a million trillion years ago, we used to differentiate between friends & acquaintances. I don’t know why & I can’t remember why. … Continue reading

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