“None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.” – Goethe Russell Brand writing about revolution? Or ‘ReLOVEution’? He has something of a reputation as the ultimate Essex ‘bad boy’ no-brain no-talent rich celebrity who’s swallowed a dictionary, so I have to say I was expecting this book to be just […]
I’ve been reading the late Eric Hobsbawm’s “The Age Of Revolution: 1789-1848: Europe, 1789-1848” lately, about the political and social consequences of the twin revolutions in Britain (the Industrial Revolution) and France (the French Revolution), from 1789 to 1848, and about the subsequent revolutions around Europe and the world that spread from these. It was […]
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has hosted a private gathering at an Arizona resort for American billionaires who have pledged to give away at least half their wealth. Well, how about giving some of that money to me? Oh, OK, I suppose I’m not as deserving as the starving millions. Sigh. It’s just that it seems […]
Well, I’m getting around to putting my images online gradually. I’ve put a few into Zazzle, a website that allows me to put images on products for people to buy. I’m starting with ipad/iphone covers, mousemats, greeting cards and posters, but may go on to t-shirts and whatnot later. Create personalized gifts at Zazzle.
Short answer: the alternative is to be a kind of financial slave, basically. Why? Because you won’t know how you are being ripped off. The method is on the one hand very subtle, and on the other absolutely outrageous. The problem with the financial system, if these two short videos are correct, and I rather […]