U3A

While visiting my mother in Paynesville I attended a U3A (University of the 3rd age) discussion group my father regularly attended before his passing. It is concerned with current affairs. So I raised these three topics, it was my father's job there to manage the discussion. 1. Global Warming Caused by burning fossil fuels - [...]

Slow

Dear fellow coma victims, my walking has deteriorated of late, perhaps my brain is adjusting the new pathways and Making permanent it's rerouting. I have definitely experienced setbacks like this before, and again. I always need a stick now. At the same time my right hand is playing up which makes sense if the brain [...]

Influence

News services like CNN and BBC are concerned about social media. Facebook helped to elect Trump these news services suggest because Facebook sold private data to communicate with and influence voters. Apparently another company called "Caimbridge Analytica" was involved. This opinion might be considered fake news, only fact if they provide evidence for changed votes. [...]

Cinema

I loved film before coma so here is another post about an old film, perhaps I'm becoming normal. Stanley Kubrick was my favourite film maker, or perhaps Tarkovsky. We recently watched a Kubrick film again, "Eyes Wide Shut". Philosophically opposed to his classic "A Space Odyssey 2001" which was a story about aliens or maybe [...]

Facts

So much for fake news, Trump is taking alternative facts the next level. There is news today of an unconfirmed meeting with the president of Canada (unconfirmed because they don't know if the meeting happened, he said it did) where Trump makes the false claim of a trade deficit with Canada. I suspect the real [...]