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The Disaffected Lib: A Question of Time We Don’t Have

The last line came with a jolt unexpected from a Guardian article:

At the risk of losing objectiveness but keeping candor, we are fucked. That from John Abraham, a professor of thermal sciences and a very busy climate monitor.

I admit that after Trump’s election victory, I secretly hoped and even though that his . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: A Question of Time We Don’t Have

Dead Wild Roses: Why Time is a Feminist Issue – Brigid Schulte

“I came to learn that women have never had a history or culture of leisure. (Unless you were a nun, one researcher later told me.) That from the dawn of humanity, high status men, removed from the drudge work of life, have enjoyed long, uninterrupted hours of leisure. And in that time, they created art, . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Why Time is a Feminist Issue – Brigid Schulte

Things Are Good: Increase Your Happiness by Prioritizing Time Over Money

Modern capitalism as informed us that greed is good and we should only work for money. However, if your goal is to live life then working might not be the best use of your time. If you’re looking to be happy in your life then you should definitely value your time over how much money […]

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THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: The Time It Takes

It was mid morning yesterday when I arrived at my Mom’s apartment and mid afternoon when we ambled out to the car to begin our errands.  In the interim, we’d had toast and coffee, I’d tamed her bedhead hair with spray and mousse, and I’d done a quick alteration on her summer dress.  Mom’s . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: The Time It Takes

Things Are Good: Abolish The Week

People who aren’t slaves to the 9-5 world (or worse the 8-8 crowd) may not understand the tyranny of the week. Those poor folks who are forced by their managers and bosses to slave away at set hours and times. Sometimes the best time to do something may not be during the working window.

There . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Abolish The Week

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THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Slow Walkers Part 2 – Random Act of Kindness

Yesterday I shared a short film about time and aging called “Slow Walkers”.  Today, I happened to come across this slow walker who was helped across the road in a random act of kindness somewhere in Russia.

Sometimes, it is a very good thing to slow down with our older loved ones, but sometimes it’s . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM – A Blog by Donna Thomson: Slow Walkers Part 2 – Random Act of Kindness

Let Freedom Rain II: Time magazine writer Michael Grunwald celebrates in the possible violent death of Julian Assange

Wingers hate Julian Assange because he threatens the contrived security of the USA. But this from a Time magazine writer goes beyond the pale. No wonder he deleted it post-haste. Time magazine must be so proud. After all, Grunwald is only painting the rag’s true colours.  UPDATE: Just to be clear, I’m with Assange as . . . → Read More: Let Freedom Rain II: Time magazine writer Michael Grunwald celebrates in the possible violent death of Julian Assange

The Disaffected Lib: A Moment to Ponder Time

If you want to beat your intellect to a pulp, ponder time.  What is it?  Does it exist?  Is it really what we perceive it to be or is it something else or many other things?

The fact is nobody can prove that time actually exists.  I heard that first from the commander of . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: A Moment to Ponder Time

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Time robots!

Time Robot would be a great name for a band. It would also be a horribly misleading title for a French film based on this premise. (Though it would be fun to hear Arnold Schwarzenegger try to say “ennui” and … Continue reading →

The Scott Ross: Canada Is R&D-ing A Decline, With Graphs

In 2006 Canada was spending 2% of its Gross Domestic Product on R&D. In 2012 it will spend just 1.69%.

While a large portion of the decline is due to the business sector spending less on R&D, the current Conservative government has responded by cutting its own share of spending while also reducing incentives . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Canada Is R&D-ing A Decline, With Graphs

The Scott Ross: The Awe Of Oscar

Nothing seems more of a waste of time and money than the Oscars. Last night for over three hours millions of people, statistics of which show 7-9% of them unemployed and most of the others barely scraping by in menial labour, watched wealthy celebrities in designer dresses get out of limos, walk down red carpets, . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: The Awe Of Oscar