Tag Archives: unthinking

Communication – language. (4)

Heard on a wildlife TV program, ‘A wart hog can run forty kilometres per hour.’ So, was she referring to endurance or speed? ☺

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Experts.

As an example: The Pope makes a pronouncement or states something important and so-called experts state, “I think he means . . .” or “He means . . . “ without having access to him or his mind. The opinion … Continue reading

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Environment protection.

There are big demonstrations against Russia searching/drilling for oil in the arctic ocean but how many of those protesting have minimised their use of petroleum and plastics? ☺

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The immediate future of life on Earth.

In the case of the majority of us the preoccupation with things of little consequence distances them from the catastrophic climatic changes ahead, often affecting their descendants more than themselves, so much so that the sober predictions and warnings of … Continue reading

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Investment and interest rates.

It seems incredible that so many people rush to make huge investments in real estate when interests rates drop apparently unaware that it is normal for these rates to increase – at times significantly. ☺

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The customer is always right.

“The customer is always right” used to be, and is still known by some in business, a dictum of good customer relations. However, these days it seems that when a customer has a legitimate complaint, problem or enquiry it is … Continue reading

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Animal abnormalities & illnesses.

With the exception of Homo sapiens in the “civilized” world all animals living naturally have few naturally occurring abnormalities and illnesses. ☺

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