Europe and the United States are the two largest economic blocs. I thought this map was interesting. It visualizes how the European countries would map onto the 50 United States, by equivalent GDP.
Human beings aren’t computers. We calculate slowly. Our memories are fallible. Our brains struggle to work with anything over a few variables at the same time without having to use external aids (pieces of paper, calculator, spreadsheet etc). Does this mean we’re living on borrowed time, like the mainstream mass media would have us believe?
Personality is the iceberg tip of a multidimensional internal universe of the mind. The conscious tip doesn’t know much about what’s happening in the exponentially larger elsemind but psychedelic excitation – like a D.M.T. trip – brings tip and base into profound contact. Temporarily.
KNOCK KNOCK — Who’s there? — Grandpa. — Grandpa? Wait… Stop the cremation!
Sometimes seems like the Tories have paid off much of the opposition, to make a pig’s breakfast of credible challenge to the relentless two-party dictatorships of the 40%.
There’s 81-114 seats like those in the attached PNG. I’ve not seen it discussed anywhere, which is crazy.
Why would Chinese migrants risk life and limb to be smuggled into the United Kingdom when China is a much larger economy than the UK?
Britain’s centuries of parliamentary democracy is under threat and ill equipped to deal with a government turned authoritarian.
Proroguing looms. Dissolution for election will be tempting. But let’s not forget: for a number of weeks following the dissolution, Boris and pals become the totalitarian authority they’ve always dreamed about. This could be disastrous.