Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Why Is Wednesday a “Rain Day”?

The Japanese have a complex writing system. In addition to two alphabets, they also make ample use of Chinese hieroglyphs. But, if learning Chinese writing is difficult in itself, it becomes twice as difficult in the Japanese language, because each symbol has two “names”, a native Japanese name and a borrowed Chinese name. Sounds crazy, …

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Yours, Daniel Rayner – Upcoming Novel

Hello, hello… Well, although, in my previous post, I promised not to write anymore, you should realize that that was the uncut version, and one that I wanted to post when I was fully resolved to quit blogging. 😉 Which is no longer the case. Ukrainian artist Tatyana Glebova did this amazing illustration (above) for …

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The New Age – What It Really Is (uncut edition)

[This is the uncut edition of the stream-of-consciousness piece which I wrote this spring and never published – until now. So, it probably contains typos and some gibberish writing. Please have patience with me] OK guys, I think this will be my last post on this blog. After you read it, ~I’m sure you will …

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7 Greatest Contemporary Instrumental Music Composers

In no particular oder… Enjoy! Philip Wesley The new Rimsky-Korsakov. A.R. Rahman I am happy his star has risen, as it should have. Hans Zimmer Can’t say I like all pieces by Hans Zimmer, but this one is moving. Deuter This “Memories of an Angel” piece is so touching; I try not to listen to …

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Mass Shootings of 2012: Who Is Really to Blame?

In a society that fosters violence, it’s not surprising at all that some of its members become well-accustomed to it and begin thinking they are part of a movie, a video game, or a news footage. Breivik said he had been playing violent video games to prepare himself for the shooting. At least 2 mass …

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Disclosing all disclosures – disclose yourselves

Oh, my, so tired of all these red-hot news flashes, fear-loaded wikileaks, shocking horrible truths, and stuff. Ok, I’d like to make my position on ALL THIS THEATRE very clear. This is being done to SCARE you , dear audiences. To disseminate fear. Every morning and night, a group of highly trained professionals inject a …

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