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Okay...there's not so much we can do about it. It's the same old story told with a  thousand different words. But what is going on for our fellow planeteers is of interest to some...

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A thread to report on things happening now globally. There has been a lot going on recently. A lot of grim news from Baghdad to Nice, France, to the aftermath of an attempted coup in Turkey. Though I have been tempted to open threads on different…

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61 Replies · Reply by ADMoon on Wednesday

The Loss Of Language

This is not a complex exploration of the subject, as I am not a linguist, or a scientist of any kind. This is a short account of recent observations and my initial reactions to them, as I find this subject to be baffling and even ominous. The idea…

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10 Replies · Reply by ADMoon May 17

The Ecology of War

This is a long discussion which ''took place in Beirut, Lebanon, in Cafe Younes, on April 25, 2017'' between a surgeon named ''Dr. Gus Abu-Sitta (who) is the head of the Plastic Surgery Department at the AUB Medical Center in Lebanon''  and ''Andre…

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1 Reply · Reply by ADMoon Apr 30

Syria

This is a brief introduction to the situation in Syria - posted because I would like to get some handle on the scenario myself. Any input clarifying the truth around the mess in this region - various articles or personal opinions, or resources - are…

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85 Replies · Reply by ADMoon Mar 24

''Fake News'' & Book Burning Times

Melissa Zimdars - assistant professor of communication at Merrimack College, USA - compiled a list that went viral of what she says are ''fake news'' websites. I include screen shots, as some of these lists are being deleted now. It is worth keeping…

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14 Replies · Reply by MrM Jan 26

Lady's Videos

our bleeped up brain

Do we really see what we see, or is it an illusion. check this series out on the history channel. http://www.history.com/shows/your-bleeped-up-brain/videos/your-bleeped-up-brain-lies?m=5189717d404fa&s=All&f=1&free=false

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2 Replies · Reply by Noctua May 18, 2015

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    • Hmmm. That is interesting. 

      There are strange things going on, hard to figure out. Only a week or so ago we had fully loaded Russian warplanes (nuclear) fly by the west coast of Ireland here, and the UK scrambled their fighter jets in response. But then again we have had Extraordinary Rendition going on here for many years, in Shannon Airport, with many people picked up in faraway lands by US military and transitioned through airports here into detention, torture and goodness knows what. (And it is denied of course).

      I will check out this Gerasimov sometime over next few days :)

  • Check this article  out. 

    http://popist.com/s/1a269e0/

  • Thanks will get to it, not today, to lazy, but will. Should be fun. hehe.

    • Laziness rocks :) xx

  • Hi Lady

    I added a page to this group called ''Lady's Videos''

    http://somathread.ning.com/groups/world-wide-watch/lady-s-videos

    If you would like, go to that page and Press Add Discussion calling it whatever you like and then if you use that Discussion to add your videos they will show up in the Latest Activity Feed on Main page.

    If you don't want that's okay...just thought I would give you the option :) x

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