Major de Ranger says … Egypt’s flirtation with democracy is over. Inevitable from the beginning. Democracy begins with dumping extremism. Oh, West, please note.
My Warfare page
Polly Ticks says … There’s talk of a £10,000 pay rise for Brit MPs. It’s going to be called a ‘rub their noses in it’ perk. How to lead by bad example.
My Politics page
Guru Tony says … Climate change risks UK trade security? It needn’t have done if we hadn’t gone Globalised, stupidly thinking the world would stay at peace.
My Environment page
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KIN: I was stuck in the past. Although
a paradox, I went back to find myself,
but I was dead. Hence, a new me
became my grandfather.
So much trash in space
We read of it all the time
But hope this isn’t
ME ME: All we found on the dead planet
were large eggs. WE hatched out of them.
We finally discovered clone formula in
the air itself. They’d died out thru
lack of diversity.
CRIME: He returned from the future
with a mind 10 secs ahead. ‘Twas a gift
intuiting danger; ’til the killer came.
He got him first. What use a
gift in prison.
MICROPEDIE IN 55 WORDS
Zeitgeist – spirit of the age. No such thing. Imposition by hierarchy. People rebel – & are marginalised; or follow, chained.
Zen (koan) – paradoxical mysticism. One hand clap is easier with no arms; and my motorbike doesn’t work. Must get one.
Zodiac – grouping of 12 celestial signs, said to echo people’s character. Science says rubbish, but can belief change how you behave?
Blogger Bard says:
DREAM: They were trapped in virtual
reality. They evolved as millenia passed
& dreamt of a better world. Found, they
were trapped in virtual reality …
TRUSS: She was horrified. Her husband
had trussed up the squirrel, ready for
the pot. She’d only meant the nuts.
His jaw dropped – he hated diets.
FREEDOM: ‘Freedom always has a
cost,’ said the man on top. As he
subdued the other, he continued:
‘In my case, yours.’
by Anthony North
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