[ By Charles Cameron — a sprinkling of intriguing pieces ]
That’s a comparison, by Chris Roberts — Brexit Party rally [left] vs Welsh independence rally [right].
A fine DoubleQuote in images, and rich food for thought.
Advisers to the Scottish government recommended canceling protections enjoyed by wandering sand dunes in Aberdeenshire
Sand dunes as an endangered species? — again, food for thought!
— hipbonegamer (@hipbonegamer) September 11, 2019
On the topic of words, these came up in a discussion on Twitter: fict, fact, fuct — the latter from Ali Minai, for a statement claimed to be factual by Trump — and fiction, faction, faketion — the latter from Cynthia, for a fiction Trump claims is true?
“Even Frederick II of Prussia, who was in the enviable position of being strategic thinker, supreme decision maker and commander-in-chief in one, could not implement the Strategy of short, sharp wars that he himself thought most desirable.”
That’s from Beatrice Heuser, The Evolution of Strategy: Thinking War from Antiquity to the Present, via PR Beckman posts it..
Now, how about a couple of ouroboroi?
I hope a school child did this one, not a too-clever adult..
That’s from the film Mississippi Grind. The character cries, “It’s a sign, it’s a sign.”
I told you ouroboroi were significant signifiers.