Category: Blogging

What man calls civilization – always results in deserts

Sharing some interesting quotes about “civilization”.  1. “If there hadn’t been women we’d still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.” Orson Welles 2. “All of us have to be prevaricators, hypocrites, and liars every day of our lives; otherwise the social structure would fall into pieces the first day. We must act in one another’s presence just as we must wear clothes. It is for the best.” O....

“The Pearl Territory” chapter 4

Reminder: Mars is divided in 9 “circles” (or regions): Circle SciTech Circle Energy Circle FoodFarm Circle Impro (studying, teaching, learning) Circle BioMed Circle Junk Circle Rulers Circle Casso (artistic) Circle Seeds (kids; keeps separately) Each circle has a leader. Every week, the leaders gather in the Ellipse Hall. They represent the government and call themselves “Team Happiness,” or HT. “Soul repository” is the place where you can leave your soul. Being soulless is allowed for 1...

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go…

Travel far enough and you’ll find yourself… As you know, Christmas 2018 I spent in Spain. Again 😂! At the end of this post you can check my pictures. What to expect this month? Reviews. And more reviews. Ray’s style. I read a lot of books, so I’m going to “rain” my fresh & dirty opinions on you.  To check my weekly plan – page “About Ray” “The Pearl Territory”, chapter 4 (2000 words) will be posted tomorrow evening....

How to get through 2019 faster…

‘Wait, another year? I get to do this all over again?’ I imagine you’re having that internal monologue as you clutch tightly to your old blanket, pondering about the last 365 days. But face it, folks. Away with the denial. 2019 is here, and would be for a while yet! If the idea of a new year fills you with angst, then one of two things happened in 2018 – either you had such a fantastic...

“Write. Publish. Repeat.” by Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant, David Wright #takeaways

A book read by a thousand different people is a thousand different books.”Andrei Tarkovsky In the book “Write. Publish. Repeat” authors Sean Platt, David Wright and Johnny B. Truant explained how to build a thriving international publishing empire with no luck required… In two words – you have to work your ass off, never give up and see your “writing” as a business.  My rate is 3 – you can find a lot of useful information, BUT…...

People are not peas

There are two types of people in this world. People who hate peas…and people who are peas. This is a good place to begin if you’d like to learn how DNA, our genes and genetic variations works. Gregor Mendel, the former abbot and a XIX century monk was the one who worked out the fundamental principles of genetic inheritance. Thanks to peas we can read the DNA, information about the body, health and diseases. But human...

When things go wrong…

It’s Christmas again! Even though it doesn’t look like it because everything you wished for hasn’t arrived. Parcel services the world round are in a panic as they fail to calm their customers. Here’s a life lesson: when things go wrong, they don’t go wrong for everyone. If missing gifts feels like it’s the end of the world, then the truth is you’ve got some fucked up priorities… Forgive me. How rude of me not to...