BLACKOUT 505 continues.
Archive for the ‘Anticipation’ Category
Hello dear Readers,
I decided to acquire a ‘home’ of my own. Well, will give it a try for a year. My friend Anil tells me I’m now a pro-blogger. Ahem…feel a bit …er…not so sure of that. Blogging is addictive. Anyway, the proof of the pudding is in the eating, isn’t it? So, we’ll see, or you’ll see if I live up to it. (more…)
The world is like a leaky tub in the ocean. Here we are undergoing climate change that’s punching holes in our planet, yet human kind is aiding its sinking by creating conflict on the lamest excuse. Those trying to repair the leaks can’t keep up with the rate at which these are being created. It looks like the negative elements are getting the better of us and taking the upper-hand. Samuel Huntingdon’s proverbial “clash of civilizations” seems to be the thing influencing certain minorities who seem intent on making that premise a reality. (more…)
When one mentions “low-cost housing” for the lower-income community, visions of concrete tower blocks with apartments little more than cubicles comes to mind. The stink of garbage chutes, florescent lighting that’s broken and blown in places, smelly dimly lit lifts frequently out of order, walls decorated with graffiti, and all that’s dark, dreary, wet and repulsive. Being poor doesn’t mean that one has to be treated sub-humanly and allotted the cheapest, lowest quality standard of living in vermin infested, crime fertile environments. (more…)
Disaster is a leveller. When people of whatever origin, ethnic, cultural or religious background face common adversity, their differences are forgotten. That, is usually the case, but there may be exceptions in certain situations. There are amongst us (the human race), all kinds of characters; some are opportunists, some revert to saving themselves whilst others may emerge as leaders, and still many more, will decide who they think is right. (more…)