Monthly Archives: September 2012

Highlands, Isle of Skye and Loch Ness

Not far from the Skye bridge, the easiest way to get to one of the Hybrides Islands, you may find home of the Highlander, Connor MacLeod 🙂 Airy mornings of the Isle of Skye make the beginning of Prometheus (0:35-0:45), … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Lowlands, the Scone and the Stone

Not far from Perth, the unofficial capital of Scotland, one can find a very remarkable castle, Castle of Scone. It is known not only as a place where ancient Scottish kings were crowned until the time when Edward I took … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Charles-Louis Montesquieu and Social Anthropology #9

Continuation of the previous part… After getting familiar with theses outlined in Essay of Causes and Books XIV-XX of The Spirits of the Laws, one starts to understand better what are the foundations of the theory of governments and concept … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Starbucks, Montesquieu and Constitutional Reform | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Plato about Romney, 47% and elections

Conceive this sort of thing happening either on many ships or on one: Picture a shipmaster in height and strength surpassing all others on the ship, but who is slightly deaf and of similarly impaired vision, and whose knowledge of … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Just Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Robin Hood Bay

Robin Hood Bay, near Whitby. Legend says it was here where Robin Hood kept his boats for a quick getaway and for smuggler operations. Since then the smuggler tradition was fondly cherished in the village. Heather of North York Moors. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

York Minster inside, out, and nearby

The English Kings and Queens Song 🙂 At this very place, right next to the York Minster, at the center of Roman Eburacum, then Viking’s Jorvik, and now York, Flavius Valerius Constantinus was proclaimed as  Emperor by his legions. After … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What is the problem with Romney’s attack on Obama’s foreign policy?

Liberal media today are over the Romney’s attack on Obama’s foreign policy (Romney foreign policy attack was disgraceful). Are they right calling Romney’s speech unethical? May be. If Romney’s only motivation for the speech was an attempt to gain a … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Just Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment