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Why I hope Trump recovers

I hope Trump recovers and contests the US presidential election. Not because I like the man but because I hate him and what Trumpism stands for. And I want to see Americans rejecting him and his narcissism, bigotry, racism, lying, tax evasion, sexual deviancy, braggadocio, vanity, cheating. This is a man who has boasted about […]

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Society

Misinformation, masks, and conspiracy theories

Misinformation is rampant today, especially around the Covid 19 pandemic. And it poses a problem for our society, although it is impossible to quantify the magnitude of the problem. The wide range of social media platforms makes it easy to disseminate misinformation, conspiracy theories, hate filled views, and downright lies. To what extent the people […]

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Society

Coronavirus/COVID-19-the Debilitating Impact on Our Ordinary, Boring Lives

It all started with the cancellation of the Ryanair flights. We had a weekend away in Venice booked and paid for and I was looking forward to it with great enthusiasm. That went by the wayside with the worsening COVID-19 situation. Then the other realisations kicked in and began to bite in our everyday lives. […]

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Society

The Evolution of Hip Hop

I’m watching a documentary series on Netflix at the moment called ‘Hip-Hop Evolution’. It is a look at the role of hip hop and rap music in society, how it started and evolved. I have an interest in hip hop and rap music, primarily because of the importance of words in rap and hip-hop music. […]

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Social Media Marketing Society

Is Twitter Addiction Real?

Are you a regular user of Twitter? I’m not, although I do use the platform to push out links to blog posts or videos I have made concerning Irish law or business. I do this on ‘autopilot’ by using a scheduling tool called ‘Buffer’. There is plenty of such tools but this is my favourite […]

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Self Improvement Society

Growing Old

It’s my birthday this week and I have been thinking about growing old, and what it means. I think I have come to the conclusion that growing old is when you do not want to learn new things. Growing old is when you do not want to make YouTube videos. Growing old is when you […]

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Ready for School (the saddest thing)

It was the saddest thing I heard in a long time. The teacher asked the little lad where he was the previous day, told him the whole classed missed him. The little lad told her he was up and ready for school at the usual time but nobody else in the house got up until […]