“As spectators of the film are we not also entranced by spectacle, the filmed spectacles of the Colosseum and its gladiatorial combats? Are we not reduced to members of the mob, baying for blood and action and spectacle and sensation? Are we not duped and lulled and drugged into a willing tyranny of special effects or, at least, of spectacular combats?” –Richard Rushton
How to delete your Facebook account, once and for all – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-delete-your-facebook-account-once-and-for-all/?ftag=CAD3c77551&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756Think you are spending too much time on Facebook? This is the tough love you were looking for. You rise each day and take a trip to Mark Zuckerberg’s bustling casino. You arrive, hoping you might see familiar faces, but all the other gamblers are people you don’t give a crap about. You shrug and head to a slot machine. You crank the lever for the thousandth time, cross your fingers and hope for a win.
While the Philippines ponders bewildered, perplexed, and stumped on how to run a light rail system whose origins date back to the beginning of the 20th century where early cities realized the contribution of mass transit to progress and development. In fact, Spain’s Department of Public Works for the Philippines started construction on a steam-powered tranvia way back in 1885. Oh how far we’ve gone… BACKWARDS!!! If you really want to know, the history of rail transport began in the 6th century BC in Ancient Greece. Oh how proud we Filipinos can be of our accomplishments. No really, what have we contributed to humanity? Reducing Manila population by the tens of thousands? Through government-initiated murder? By so-called Christians? </donvy>