Monthly Archives: February 2015

Solar Conversion

It seems to me… “It’s time for the human race to enter the solar system.” ~ Dan Quayle. Photovoltaics are the best-known method for generating electric power by using solar cells to convert energy from the sun into a flow … Continue reading

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The Demise of Entertainment Creativity

It seems to me… “What do you actually need? Food, clothing, and shelter. Everything else is entertainment.” ~ Aloe Blacc. The 2015 Academy Awards will be presented on 22 February. The Academy Awards, now called The Oscars, are awards presented … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo

It seems to me… “What do I think of Western civilization? I think it would be a very good idea.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi. Charlie Hebdo, considered by many to be offensive and objectionable, is a publication to which I personally … Continue reading

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Why Dysfunction?

It seems to me… “In politics stupidity is not a handicap.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte. Our political parties have fundamentally different visions of what kind of country we should have and neither is feeling sufficiently politically weak to agree to the … Continue reading

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