Category Politics

Rules, regulations and putting order to Chaos.

I recently started a law course with the Open University and during a tutorial where we were discussing about why we have rules, I suddenly had a revelation and I’d like to share it with you and listen to your opinions. We live in a universe that is ruled by randomness, thus our world is […]

Perspective

Two friends were walking up the river banks when suddenly one of them looks over and sees a baby floating down the river. Without sparing any time to think, he jumps in to save it. Just as he left the baby on the banks and he was about to come out himself, he looks back […]

Socialism for the rich, capitalism for the rest.

According to a recent article from news network RT, previously know as Russia Today, around 92,000 people worldwide possess half the worlds estimated wealth! The article says that there is an estimated $21 trillion dollars safely stored in offshore tax havens with the help of corrupt banks and legislation loop holes that allow for those things […]

A follow up on age differences in movies…

Speaking of Twilight and age differences, my mind goes to the movie “13 Going on 30″ starring gorgeous Jennifer Garner. In this movie, Jenna Rink, a 13-year-old girl, is magically transferred into her future 30-year-old selfs’ body. When she wakes up in her new body, not knowing what is going on exactly she looks to […]

Reply to my email in opposition of ACTA from Alyn Smith, David Martin

” Thank you for your email. I will be voting to stop ACTA as I believe it is a poor agreement that will not achieve the aims it supposedly has, and will also open the door to considerable infringement of liberty. I have received a great deal of correspondence from constituents on the topic of […]

Reply to my email opposing ACTA from Struan Stevenson MEP

Dear _______ Many thanks for your email to Struan Stevenson MEP regarding the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). As you may be aware, representatives from EU member states have been signing off the agreement and it will now go back to the European Parliament for consent within the next few months. ACTA is what is known […]

An email to the Scottish MEPs opposing ACTA

“Dear Ian Hudghton, David Martin, Catherine Stihler, George Lyon, Struan Stevenson and Alyn Smith, I write to you in connection with what I personally view as the major violation of our privacy and human rights, the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. My view is that the treaty was proposed, after it was negotiated in secret, after […]