Director's Blog

When the world we knew is no longer there

In the current stay-at-home way of life, it is unavoidable to reflect on the situation. As a society, we always relied on a number of conventions to relate and interact with each other; those conventions are called laws, but also customs and social mores and culture. Without those convention…

It is the best of times...it is the worst of times

 

This morning (Friday) I read an opinion piece by Michelle Malkin on the Augusta Chronicle entitled "Not everyone needs a federal bailout", I read it expecting opposition to some of the previsions of the (then) under discussion Economic recovery package. What I found was a long tirade aga…

Remember that after all this is over, people will still be around

The current pandemic and the emphasis on Social distancing is affecting everybody. In some cases, people panic. When people panic, sometimes they do things they wouldn't do under normal circumstances. Just a look at the shelves in supermarkets and pharmacies gives you an idea how people are …

Politics and the problem of the English language

I am a crossword fan. Every morning I try to complete the crosswords of the day. Yet there is a problem I consistently come accross: some of the definitions of the words are, in my opinion, wrong even if culturally derived. For example:

- The word "Consecrated" is suposed to tell us to use …

Coronavirus - The Scare and the Fact

I don't believe there is anybody with access to Media who has not heard about the Coronavirus pandemic we're living in. What I also believe is that it is necessary to separate the facts from the scare.

According to the CDC website, they say : 

"A novel coronavirus is a new coronavirus tha…