Tuesday 26th of May 2020

Gus Leonisky's blog

of an opportunistic nature...

2007   An article in The Guardian is bordering on the ridiculously Anthropomorphic… Gus counters with the concept that nature does not send messages. Some of nature's "elements" react to change in opportunistic manner or in other way such as extinction, with no “message” intended. We interpret what we observe after having dished our rubbish, in order to make sense of our senselessness and carelessness. 

amusing creative side-effects of your panic...

viru$

Whether the coronavirus has been designed or is an accidental infection, the political class got together around the world — with various “reactive” increments as not to appear as a choir “conspiracy” — to stem the problem with similar reactions nonetheless. Medicines that seem to work at eliminating the effect of the disease have been sidelined carefully, with “not properly tested yet” (except in China)...

in the sick bay, awaiting the final blow...

liberty

It’s always difficult during a crisis for the government to address problems effectively while guarding against potential collateral damage to the freedoms Americans take for granted.

swimming with crocodiles in a swamp after escaping a massive bushfire crisis...

swampy

Scott Morrison’s opening statement to Parliament’s coronavirus crisis sitting was as dramatic as it was heartfelt.

roger did not know that soon his freedom to fart was going to be curbed by the authority...

roger

So this is how Liberty dies…with thunderous applause.

A few days ago James Corbett posted a video titled “Is this THE big event?” the answer to that increasingly looks to be “yes”.


Not the virus itself, you understand, which official statistics still show to be minor compared to annual flu outbreaks. But rather, what it’s being used for. The West’s vestigial democratic forms, and slowly atrophying civil liberties are facing a final assault from draconian authoritarians sensing (or creating) their big moment.


Spain is enjoying “martial law in all but name”, while Italy is likewise bringing in the army.


ATMs with the new paper currency from the government...

ATM at the bog

Australia will gamble on an unprecedented $189 billion stimulus package to protect the nation from a looming recession.

as the world goes mad with fact and figures, we need some help to know some measurements...

distancing

Coronavirus: Social distancing enforced globally...


As the UK shuts pubs and millions of Americans told to stay home, the virus death toll passes 11,000.

 

Read more:

https://www.bbc.com/news/live/world-51984399

 

the last supper before moving to cyber-nights...

dinner2

Going to the footy is off the agenda, pub crawls are on hold and your social calendar is swirling through the U-bend. But there are plenty of ways to kick loneliness to the curb during these wild times of social distancing.

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