Saturday, 20 May 2017

Stephen Hawking says we must colonise other planets to ensure human survival
Of course he is absolutely correct, as many others have said before him, but it may be too late to do anything about it. We no longer seem to have the political will to do great things, including the sensible insurance policy of seeding other planets with human life.
Putting all one's eggs in one basket has always been stupid. And, in the cold hard universe, species stupidity is a capital crime.

Ukip parliamentary candidate suspended for sending 'racist' tweets
There certainly is nothing anti-semitic in his tweet reported here. He criticized government and a political movement, not a race or religion. (Unless, of course, any criticism of Israel's right wing is considered anti-semitic.)

Nicola Sturgeon: Conservatives ‘Cannot Be Trusted To Care For Our Older People’
That is a huge quandry then, since neither the Selfish National Party nor Corbyn can be trusted at all. Seems there is absolutely no one to vote for in Scotland this year.

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