Firehawks – Birds Which Use Fire to Hunt
Only humans can use tools and fire There are two things which are believed to have helped the humans obtain the evolutionary advantage and put them well above all other animal species: the use of…
Things You See Only in Shop
There was a granny with a giant trolley entering the grocery shop right in front of me. She was one of what I call a “thinking type”. As it happens ever so often, just as…
Chasing the Wind
When Solon, one of the seven sages of the ancient Greece, visited Egypt to obtain some knowledge from this fabulous civilization, the high priest laughed as he said to him that Greeks were like children…
A Few Thoughts on the Easter Time
Man does not live by bread alone.
On a White Lie
There might be few saints walking this Earth who have never lied, but I have not met any. Yet. And I am not saying that I have not met any holy men – we a…
Sketch: Mr Jenkins
The state of things around us is said to be a matter of individual perception. Things are neither good nor bad. What makes them such is the way we look at them. Hence, to some…
China – Return of the Dragon
Over the last few centuries, we have grown used to the idea of the western civilization being both unsurpassed and unsurpassable.
Anchors We Leave On Our Way Through Life
To travel in time, you need to use your anchors. That is all.
1066 – The Norman Conquest and The English Language
If you have ever wondered why there are so often two expressions for the same thing in English, the answer is 1066.
Anno Domini 12,020 And Our Illusion of Time
Our current understanding of years count and thus history is one of the things which we accept as the matter-of-fact and do not question it. But aren’t we missing out on something important here?
Green – the Colour of Harmony and Peace
There are many ways to relax and find some inner peace. Walking in the green might be a good choice for most of us.
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