More On COVID-19 Origins And PM Morrison’s Tactics

I realise that for many the workings of a laboratory could seem very foreign and mysterious, ranging from mythical through to threatening depending on your leanings and predispositions to conspiracy theories. Few of us have a background in infectious disease, and it is always – for any of us – easy to take for grantedContinue reading “More On COVID-19 Origins And PM Morrison’s Tactics”

On The Origins Of COVID-19: My full and unabashed thoughts

As I often seem to do, I will start this post off with an admission. Most of last year I was hyper alert to how my public comments and my emails to my former colleague and friend, Dr Shi Zhengli, the lead scientist of the laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology which is world-renownedContinue reading “On The Origins Of COVID-19: My full and unabashed thoughts”

The Great Reset Era Theme: Investing in family and community connection

Excerpted from “Full Thoughts On Prof. Michael Sandel’s Meritocracy Discourse: Part 2“ Prof. Sandel [in “The Tyranny of Merit: What’s become of the common good”] makes almost no mention of the importance of family, which is an enormous pity as this is an obviously critical issue in social cohesion and feelings of attachment within society.Continue reading “The Great Reset Era Theme: Investing in family and community connection”

The Great Reset Era Theme: The education revolution

Excerpted from “Full Thoughts On Prof. Michael Sandel’s Meritocracy Discourse: Part 2“ In “The Tyranny of Merit: What’s become of the common good” Prof. Michael Sandel, with his experience over four decades as a Harvard University lecturer, provides significant detail on his observation of the growth in competition for positions at universities perceived as beingContinue reading “The Great Reset Era Theme: The education revolution”

The Great Reset Era Theme: A global village based on ‘Quality Globalisation’

Excerpted from “Full Thoughts On Prof. Michael Sandel’s Meritocracy Discourse: Part 2“ Solidarity at the national level is preferable to having polarised societies, indeed, but the true challenges to a sustainable and thriving humanity depend on cohesion of the global community. That reality is increasingly understood in the battle against the climate crisis and itContinue reading “The Great Reset Era Theme: A global village based on ‘Quality Globalisation’”

Full Thoughts On Prof. Michael Sandel’s Meritocracy Discourse: Part 2

In the first part of this essay I expressed my support for Prof. Sandel’s views with some qualifications on what I believe are the most important factors in the polarised societies many developed nations are now experiencing. Specifically my view is that this polarity is due to the inequality itself more so than distrust ofContinue reading “Full Thoughts On Prof. Michael Sandel’s Meritocracy Discourse: Part 2”

Spotting shaving cream froth on fluffy snow piled high in a long blizzard from 50 feet

I am well aware that the ‘Macro(economics)’ element of this blog has taken a backseat in my writing since COVID-19 broke and I have not updated my views on investment markets for almost a year.  There are two main reasons for this. Firstly, these times are unprecedented – in fact I believe we have entered aContinue reading “Spotting shaving cream froth on fluffy snow piled high in a long blizzard from 50 feet”