Category Archives: Academia

Philosophy in Crisis, by Mario Bunge. A review by Bill Nelson

Mario Bunge may be trying to change the world of philosophy as he knows it. My opinion, having read the book, is that philosophy is based on educated opinion. We all have ideas and attitudes that we would wish to expound given … Continue reading

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JU52 crash on Djouce 1946, 12th August.

The 12th of  August marks the anniversary of a miraculous excape for a troupe of French girlguides. They travelled from Paris Le Bourget to Dublin to spend some times with their Irish counterparts but fate intervened and the aircraft, a … Continue reading

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U boat encounter 2/5/1917. W. Nelson

Derrymore torpedoed by German U boat between the coasts of NE Ireland and West Scotland. Granda (William ) Nelson negotiated the future of the crew by climbing on board the U-Boat achieving a settlement of letting the German U-Boat blow … Continue reading

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Why call this Friday Good

With water droplets dripping from Pilate’s hands The crowd man-handled Jesus, the son of God made man. Crucify the blasphemer they shouted out with scorn As they held a mock coronation with a crown of briar and thorn. Rivulets of … Continue reading

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The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid.

The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid by Prahalad. This piece is a critique on the book written as part of an MBA course. It explains the content as well as reaching outside the text to make comparisons relevant … Continue reading

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