Monthly Archives: January 2014

Japan’s Dolphins

The US ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, is taking up the issue of the mass killing of dolphins in Japan. The manner in which such mass slaughters are carried out is unique to the Japanese pyche.  To other cultures, this would have stretched beyond the limits of their emotional tolerance for debaucherous cruelty.  But the sad historical fact […]

Doublewood: Coming Attractions

Just as the year 2013 drew to a seemingly peaceful conclusion, we have to start looking at the risks lurking in the landscape and/or quavering in the subterranean crevices. To prepare you for a potentially eventful 2014 and beyond, I would like to share with you my perspectives on some big-picture matters, so that you […]