1500 Posts Later: My Experience Getting FaceBooked

Congratulations! You've made 1,500 posts on WordPress! Happy Anniversary with WordPress! You registered on WordPress.com 6 years ago. Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good work! ^ Message received ^ this week by O Society July 31, 2019 Got the above saying 1500 posts in a year, which is what, about 5 posts … Continue reading 1500 Posts Later: My Experience Getting FaceBooked

White Lion Cub Spotted in Kruger National Park

https://youtu.be/qKaIq7qA_ls Daily Mirror edited by O Society July 30, 2019 In-the-wild footage captures one of only 15 white lion cubs left in the wild at Kruger National Park in South Africa. The rare sighting was captured by Ramsay Horton in December 2018. Footage shows a family of lions including two lionesses leading a litter of … Continue reading White Lion Cub Spotted in Kruger National Park

It Is Not the Strongest of the Species that Survives But the Most Adaptable

edited by O Society July 28, 2019 “Yes, change is the basic law of nature. But the changes wrought by the passage of time affects individuals and institutions in different ways. According to Darwin’s Origin of Species, it is not the most intellectual of the species that survives; it is not the strongest that survives; … Continue reading It Is Not the Strongest of the Species that Survives But the Most Adaptable

The Precipitous Barbarism of Our Times

by Roberto Savio edited by O Society July 26, 2019 When all is said and done, it appears Thomas Hobbes, the 17th century English philosopher who had a dire vision of man, was not totally wrong. From the frivolous to the serious, in just a week we have had four items of news which would not … Continue reading The Precipitous Barbarism of Our Times

On the Human Primate: Three in the Morning & the Golden Rule

As economic inequality increases in many wealthy nations in recent years, a debate develops around the question of why inequality is bad for national economies and bad for citizens. by Frans de Waal edited by O Society July 25, 2019 How often do we see rich people march in the street shouting that they're earning too … Continue reading On the Human Primate: Three in the Morning & the Golden Rule

The Great Reckoning

Why the Anthropocene is Not Climate Change What’s the cliché? History is written by the victors. Of course, if/when this Anthropocene extinction burst culminates in Mad Max world, humans may lose the ability to read and write all together. Planet of the Apes becomes self-fulfilling prophecy. WINNING! Humans and monkeys are both primates. But humans … Continue reading The Great Reckoning

“What is Truth?” Verity and Levity on Poetry Corner Street Fight

And now for something completely different: on Poetry Corner Street Fight we have O Society and the Spicerack doing some haiku - as in verbal kung fu - when we use our pens as sWords on you- with Daniel nailing the jisei opening and yours truly bringing up the ass in arrears. by Daniel Spicer … Continue reading “What is Truth?” Verity and Levity on Poetry Corner Street Fight