Author Archives: Alex

Not-so-distant Future of Humanity

This is an excerpt from the book “Energy and the Future of Humanity”. Will technological progress change the nature of human species? Will it affect geopolitics? Chapter 14. Future of Humanity What awaits humanity in the next hundred years? Although … Continue reading

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John Grisham’s Wonderful Sense of humour

Distinct features of Grisham’s novels are intrigues, struggle for justice and tough moral dilemmas for his characters. This kind of plot usually does not leave space for humour. Rather, it could be even detrimental to the main idea of it, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Victim, by Eric Matheny

This review was first published on Blogcritics.  A true work of literature is distinct from a purely entertaining piece of writing by its counterpoints. Usually, it is a combination of fine prose, suspense, philosophical thought and moral dilemmas, exacerbated by … Continue reading

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A Cop and a New Immigrant without English

This is a true story. A new immigrant got a job of truck driver. His English vocabulary was limited to ‘yes’ and ‘no’. How he managed to get from Toronto to California is anybody’s guess. Not far from San Fransisco … Continue reading

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Book Review: ‘Fat Chance’ – Wonderful Humor by R.J. Leahy

This article was first published in Blogcritics Humor in literature has always been a precious rarity: just a handful of writers excelled in this field. Nowadays, when a massive commercial promotion of mediocrity is funded by big publishers, discovering a … Continue reading

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Donald Trump vs. Bob Rae

This article was first published in Blogcritics under the title Alternatives to Donald Trump’s Xenophobic Approach to Radical Islam Are Sadly Lacking Why have terrorist acts become such shocking news items, and even one of the central topics of, political … Continue reading

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What Change Canada Voted For

Now, Justin Trudeau is Prime Minister of Canada. A person who has neither knowledge nor experience in politics, in economics, and in administrative matters became a leader of the country. Some analysts and media were quick to point out what … Continue reading

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