Monthly Archives: May 2012

Climate change, GM & poverty

So the weather has turned out to be hot & sunny. But beware, the forecast is for more heavy rain & cold weather in the near future, during the Summer. The climate is unstable. It is probably, indeed certainly, too … Continue reading

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World chess championship ends 6 – 6

The World chess championship has been drawn after 12 games & thus is going to a speed chess play off. It really is a scandal. Really, there has been no interesting chess during 2½ weeks of its duration. There will … Continue reading

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World Chess Championship

The World Chess championship is in progress in Moscow. Over the years the format has changed. In the Soviet era, the matches were heavyweight affairs. They were with few exceptions contested between 2 Soviet grandmasters in Moscow with just a … Continue reading

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Egyptian election

So finally Egypt is in the thralls of their election. I do hope it all goes well. But there are so many pitfalls on the road to wherever, socialism, democracy, self-determination. At the moment Egypt is ruled by the military. … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s prevention

Alzheimer’s is a disease of which we all afraid. Looking at sufferers, we realise that it could be us. We empathise. We know, with good luck or with bad luck, we could live a long time& it could be us. … Continue reading

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Happiness index

The question arises, what is government for? In theory governments in a western liberal society govern out of concern for the citizens. But in practise they are more concerned about controlling society either by repressing the people through prisons & … Continue reading

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Arthritis

So 4 out of 5 people over the age 60 suffer from arthritis. Can this be true? I am 66 & I don’t have any at all. I have had problems with my knees. In my thirties at one time … Continue reading

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