Why Do People Comment On A Post They Haven’t Read?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes When going through my site’s statistics, I came across a surprising fact concerning the behaviour of those who, according to the numbers, visit pages that contain my latest posts. According to the statistics that are provided by the hosting site, for every 100 visitors, 86 remain on the page for no more than 30 seconds. […]

Femicide In Europe – A Question Of Manhood

Reading Time: 3 minutes The victims all had a Christian name – Suzanne, Ingrid, Florence, Catherine… Most had a job – schoolteacher, bank employee, secretary… They all had parents, friends, neighbours, and many had children. Their Christian names are our names and their jobs are our jobs. We too, have parents, friends, and for many of us, children. For […]

Returning Jihadists Should Be Tried For Crimes Against Humanity

Reading Time: 7 minutes Shamima Begum deserves, like all Jihadists, not a criminal court hidden somewhere in the centre of London, but one that reflects the universality of the crimes she supports.      Europe faces a problem not only with migrants from worn-torn Islamic countries, but with returning Jihadists who, technically at least, are still European citizens. It’s an […]

Domestic Violence – Because It Was Her, Because It Was Me…

Reading Time: 5 minutes A 31-year-old French woman, known as “ Aïda,” has been found partially responsible for her paraplegia, after having  returned home to her companion, whilst knowing that he was violent – having been victim to domestic violence in the past – and despite police advice not to do so. The couple had no home of their […]

If There’s Life Without Facebook, Send Me The Link!

Reading Time: 4 minutes         It’s one minute to midnight and we are entering the last day of the year. Forget about Brexit, Trump, and violent men with yellow vests. Forget about the fact that we haven’t had a white Christmas for ages, and that the Japanese are hell-bent in chasing sharks. This time of year […]

The Living Dead (1): Victor Hugo – “The Last Day Of A Condemned Man”

Reading Time: 7 minutes   Anthony Charles Graves (born August 29, 1965) is the 138th exonerated death row inmate in America. With no record of violence, he was arrested at 26 years old, wrongfully convicted, and incarcerated for 18 years before finally being exonerated and released. He was awarded $1.4 million for the time he spent imprisoned, and the prosecutor who put him in prison was […]

Not In Front Of The Adults – The Return Of The “Sint”

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s that time of year again, when the leaves on the trees have fallen and the time of good will is finally upon us. Just time for one more flutter of humanoid tempers that will eventually dissipate in the never-ending blanket of early morning fog. Off the shores of the Low-Countries, lies a steamboat in […]