Theatre Image by Felix Mooneeram, Unsplash

TLDR: Saw it (big screen VR). Enjoyed almost every minute. Best attempt yet to adapt this amazing novel to the screen. Not perfect, but perfection probably unattainable. Some mixed feelings alongside the Wow.

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So for context, I have been a fan of the book since first…

Getty Images — from Scientific American article on white American men and guns

Been thinking a lot — like everyone else who isn’t living under a rock, I guess — about why heavily-armed, heavily-trained, Kevlar-clad American police officers so easily and so often panic and shoot civilians. Especially civilians of colour. Especially Black civilians.

The history of American semi-apartheid, or in places de…

The Geocentric Model (Universe Today)

The principle known as Occam’s Razor states that all other things being equal, “entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily” in any theory. The most parsimonious, or least elaborate, theory that is (a) falsifiable by experiment and (b) adequately explanatory of observed facts, should be preferred over its competitors.

The poster-child…

De Clarke

Retired; ex-software engineer. Paleo-feminist. Sailor. Arduino tinkerer. Enviro. Libertarian Socialist (Anarcho-Syndicalist, kinda). Writer. Altermondialiste.

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