(Alan Levine, USA, 03/17/18 8:06 am)
I respectfully somewhat disagree with my friend Istvan Simon (March 17th).
I don't think Xi wants absolute power in all areas. The deal that the government oligarchy has been offering its ci
(Boris Volodarsky, Austria, 03/17/18 7:43 am)
Below are my comments on John Eipper's and John Heelan's posts of 15 March:
It is indeed a rather time-consuming and laborious effort of a large group of people to check all v
(Istvan Simon, USA, 03/17/18 6:43 am)
When I married my Chinese wife in 2004, I had predicted that in 15 years China would become a "normal" country, like the rest of the free countries in the West. I had a number of arguments f
(John Eipper, USA, 03/16/18 3:39 pm)
Gary Moore writes:
WAIS has been particularly useful as a beacon of late,
with A.J. Cave's exposition of the Persian archives problem,
Istvan Simon's moving
(Paul Levine, Denmark, 03/16/18 2:05 am)
Surprisingly, nobody at WAIS has yet to react to the stunning announcement of Xi Jinping's coronation.
Xi Jinping can now rule China for life. Will Xi I=Mao II? Will Xi DaDa (Unc
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 03/16/18 1:48 am)
I am very sorry for the problems which Timothy Ashby may face with his property in South Africa (13 March). Let us hope that nothing bad happens.
However, does the fact that the new South Afric
(Istvan Simon, USA, 03/15/18 2:53 pm)
John E asked if anyone in WAISdom saw or met Stephen Hawking.
The answer is yes. I saw him frequently at a distance of less than 15 feet in 1983 in Cambridge. I never spoke to him, but I saw
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 03/15/18 9:02 am)
I am happy that John Heelan (March 14th) thought about my opinions on God the Universe as a sentient being. Thank you for thinking of me.
While I feel great admiration and respect for Stephen Ha
(John Eipper, USA, 03/15/18 7:21 am)
Ric Mauricio writes:
In response to Tor Guimaraes (March 12th), my challenge to find more positives in the Bible, if one reads between the lines, was more geared towards the New Testame
(John Heelan, UK, 03/15/18 5:02 am)
JE asked on March 14th: "Isn't video surveillance ubiquitous in the UK?"
Yes, it is! It has been estimated that each of us Brits appears some 300 times per day on CCTV video re