Is Cyber Security Nobel or Cyberwarfare?

I understand why human rights and humanities are regarded as a threat now.  In order to move into industries like this you have to be at war.  The war is with anyone who is a threat to interests.  Defence is always the first act of war.  Byron Katie states that all… Continue reading

FBI Phone Surveillance in Australia?

Yes I have seen it.  Let’s have a look at the world of surveillance.  I smile when I think of this as how futile it is to try and control the whole world or sift for potential enemies. I am with Patch Adams, let’s sift for friendship.  If all the money that… Continue reading

Edward Snowden: A Global Conversation on the Balance between Civil Liberties and Mass Intelligence Gathering

I found this interview of Edward Snowden organised by the University of Chicago, USA interesting.  I observed how the interviewer interpreted what he was saying, what questions arose in the questioners mind, how Edward responded and modelled democratic discourse. He is both articulate and respectful in his demeanour and compelling in his ability to… Continue reading

Breaching Privacy for FEAR or Truth?


Breaching Privacy for FEAR of Truth?


Who are you?

Who have you become?

You are the silent one,

I hear,

You are smoke and mirrors,

I see,

You are the one following me,

I think therefore I am,

I feel therefore I am not,

For what we think is never true,

It is… Continue reading

Snowden Speaking About Mass Surveillance and Democracy

Democracy is not a given. Ignorance empowers secrecy.  Who actually rules?  Who cares?  You will when it affects you personally or someone you love.  A culture opposed to democracy represses or removes those who they deem to be a threat or enemy.  Dictatorship can come in democratic clothing.  Be… Continue reading

Snowden on Surveillance: Citizen Privacy or Government Insecurity? Is this a Brave New World?

This is a very informative interview with Edward Snowden.  I recall myself being filmed at a protest. I remember thinking about my intentions around peace and being really surprised that the government would seek to film me. I studied peace studies and protest is considered very important as a pressure release valve for the… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“My life is my message.”