I have some small amount of bitcoins. They are not doing so well after rocketing up to almost twice their value in a month and now back around or under the value of their purchase. The decline of course has bought out the pundits of every description claiming this is the bubble that they had predicted. Continue reading “The Angst of Crypto”
One of the things I have noted over the years from working in the field is the limited involvement by implementing parties of a local public consensus on what ever it is they are proposing to do. Continue reading “Who Knows Best”
Over the last two decades, as many will know, I have been engaged in working out the ways to get some hundreds of millions of dollars in funds distributed out to some fairly remote and difficult parts of the world such as flood affected Pakistan above, or conflict rife Kosovo or Afghanistan and more recently across thousands of miles of ocean in Micronesia. I have just been made aware of how this might change enormously for the better in the future.
Continue reading “Coins and Aid Programs”
The world is divided. Both the left and right believe that they other obtains more advantage from the other. It begs the question, how does each see a perfect world and their relationship with it.? Continue reading “Where are we going?”
While I hold opinions on almost ever thing, I am at a loss when it comes to suicide. As my friend Regan says, it is a long term solution to a short term problem. The very act is horrible, horrible in the means often used to bring it about, but also horrible in the fact that someone descends to that point where that horror no longer matters. Continue reading “Suicide – are there answers?”
For some reason, Australia gets more than it’s fair share of dud politicians. What concerns me the most is that it is this bunch of dills are left in charge of Australia’s economy and our national security. One only has to look at the dud from Warringah who is at complete odds with the electorate on any number of things and in particular, same sex marriage, or even the bevy of beauties that got chucked out because they hold some connection to foreign citizenship. Continue reading “Why do we get dud politicians?”
It is somewhat ironical that in this day and age, our government is still run by a religious minority who argue that the only ordained relationship to be permitted is that between a man and a woman.
It begs the question what right do people have in deciding how others should live. Religion in itself is a process of control and while people may not agree with homosexuality, it well outside their responsibility to dictate terms to anyone who may favor that lifestyle . Continue reading “The reason to vote Yes”