The Safety Net
Oh, and I might as well throw in a spoiler gratis! ...more
I enjoyed how Boll explored this theme, and the scenarios that he ...more
I do like the way the chapters go from these long, digressive, circular, ...more
Feeling safe and secure is one of the most important needs of everyone and many of our efforts and ambitions directly or indirectly are to achieve this. We study, work, compete or even fight in order to provide a condition in which ourselves, our family, friends and relatives could feel safe and secure. But what is the relationship between power, fame and feeling safe? And although political leaders looks secure in between their guards ...more
Interestingly, although in many ways this is a dated work (the collapse of Communism and re-unification of Germany have ...more
Over the years, I kept a habit of discarding any old electronics cables, cords and wires in a dedicated bag, just in case I might suddenly need one on a new piece of hardware where one such cable, cord or wire was required or missing. Every time I need to visit this bag, I am confronted by an inextricable mess of intertwined cables, where many ends are seen without discerning exactly where the rest of a cable might lie or which end belongs to which other end.
After I read the first two cha...more