Viruses and vaccines

A discussion with emphasis on Sars-Cov-2 This blog will  deal with a few thoughts on covid and the various so called “vaccines”. In todays blog we are featuring the mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna   and the Vector vaccines from J&J and Astra Zeneca. I will get back to talking about more important subjects likeContinue reading “Viruses and vaccines”

Book Review:At the End of the World

by Lawrence Millman At the End of the World putatively is about a series of murders in the Belcher Islands in SE Hudson Bay in 1941. Anglican missionaries had instilled ideas of Jesus, God and Satan into the animistic Inuit islanders who already had an ancient belief that any animal or spirit could enter aContinue reading “Book Review:At the End of the World”

COP 26:my take

Comments on Cop 26 Well…………there have been 25 iterations of this global climate meeting. Glasgow Scotland is the backdrop and unfortunately it will be yet another drop in the bucket of climate conferences that may start full of sound and fury but signify and constitute nothing.  For the most part just more pledges of emissionsContinue reading “COP 26:my take”

Book Review:Power

Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival by Richard Heinberg, 2021 Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival   POWER is Richard Heinbergs latest book and is a departure from the kind of books he has authored in the past. His previous books have dealt with humanity’s relation to the use and extraction of  ourContinue reading “Book Review:Power”

Industrial Economic Collapse:Energy driven

Collapse: Energy Driven.   Collapse is a scary word and sparks visions of something sudden and dramatic. Houses of cards collapse. Condos in Miami collapse. Civilizations collapse. All civilizations collapse eventually. All human lives face collapse. But not all things that collapse crumble in the same way or at the same rate in different places atContinue reading “Industrial Economic Collapse:Energy driven”

Collapse of an Industrial Civilization: A systems approach

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Preface and introduction: It has been a while since my last post and it is not for lack of things to talk about that has caused this hiatus. Most of the recent posts have concerned the trajectory of the Covid 19 “pandemic” which is becoming a political clusterfuk of misinformation and a Tower ofContinue reading “Collapse of an Industrial Civilization: A systems approach”

Return of the Prodical grampa

Back to Blogging………….. Now that the sun is well into its descent here north of the equator I may find some time to post some thoughts about lots of things, agricultural and non agricultural. I think I will steer clear of long screeds on the politics of descent into chaos which seems to be playingContinue reading “Return of the Prodical grampa”

The Great Influenza by John Barry:A review

The SARS Covid pandemic has certainly spurred interest in previous pandemics and I have read many books and articles on that influenza epidemic but the best and most comprehensive so far is The Great Influenza by John Barry. An easy 5 star book. I almost always go to Goodreads or Amazon reviews just to getContinue reading “The Great Influenza by John Barry:A review”