Category Archives: Segue

A detour into stuff that isn’t what I normally write about.

Breaking Star Wars Part 4 – From the Force to the Farce

Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here. Part 3 is here. Last week, I finally saw The Rise of Skywalker. It was what the Disney Trilogy should have been from the beginning – a rollicking, entertaining romp. It also … Continue reading

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A few words on bullying

I’m a subscriber to George Takei’s Facebook Page. Last week, there was a post about a woman who confronted her son’s bully. I commented in support of her, mentioning that I’d developed mild PTSD from being bullied. Most responses to … Continue reading

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Climate Change Denial is now pseudoscience

Denying the basic existence of climate change is no longer a credible position. — Whit Ayres, Republican Political Consultant It is way past the time that Climate Change Denial can be taken seriously. September was the warmest month since records … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Robert Mugabe

“The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones.” ― Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare. Note: this blogpost has been edited. Yesterday I was driving when over the radio came the news that … Continue reading

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The Pushback against Science Denialism begins

Since the start of the year, we have seen numerous issues brought about through pseudoscience, and science denialism. Right now, Europe is sweltering under the worst heatwave in recorded history. In the US, the number of measles cases is higher … Continue reading

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Lessons from World War 2

A few days ago was the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings. Troops from over a dozen nations stormed beaches in Normandy to liberate Mainland Europe from Nazi domination. Less than a year later, VE Day was declared. Last year, … Continue reading

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Breaking Star Wars Part 3 – Ship sunk or righted?

Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here. In January of this year, the website Cosmic Book World published Disney’s SEC filing from 2017-09-30 to 2018-09-29. It revealed that LucasFilms had made a huge loss. Since then, a great deal … Continue reading

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