Wonder Woman tells us about slavery in 1918 England

Summary: Here is a wonderfully revealing clip from Wonder Woman about the oppression of woman. Audiences laughed! It is, however, quite mad. Let's turn the clock back to 1918. We'll know more about 2017 when we are done, and we will have a key to the political reform of America. Hollywood provides a mirror in … Continue reading Wonder Woman tells us about slavery in 1918 England

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Blade Runner 2049: see the world through Hollywood eyes

Blade Runner 2049

Summary: This review of Blade Runner 2049 is unlike the ones you see on Rotten Tomatoes. The film, and the critics' reviews, reveals much about us -- perhaps the real value of this boring film and its lavish cinematography. A review of Blade Runner 2049. I watch indie science fiction shorts on YouTube. The key … Continue reading Blade Runner 2049: see the world through Hollywood eyes

About polar bears & science on the front lines of global warming

Starving Svalbard polar bear

Summary: Today's post reviews a book about applied climate science, discussing polar bears -- poster animals for the effects of global warming. It tells the rest of the story, the good news. It's well worth reading. Review of Susan Crockford's new book: Polar Bears: Outstanding Survivors of Climate Change. For thirty years we have heard increasingly … Continue reading About polar bears & science on the front lines of global warming

Liz Bennett couldn’t marry Darcy. Nor can your daughter.

Pride and Prejudice

Summary: America's social structure changes slowly and unnoticed, taking us to a future with the class system of the past. Jane Austin's books describe our children's lives -- unless we take back the reins of America. We can do that now. If we wait too long, we won't be able to do so.  {This is … Continue reading Liz Bennett couldn’t marry Darcy. Nor can your daughter.