ThisDay&Age: down the rabbit hole

Monika Ullmann
Old brain on fire in a time of crisis: sounds like fun, doesn't it.
Created 01 Aug 2021
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  • Political Medicine
    11 Dec 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Brian Peckford, former Premier of Newfoundland Our public health system knows only one thing: Covid-19. It has crowded out all other concerns. Which shows that public health is always a political matt...
  • The Nuremburg Code 2.0
    04 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 1 8
    Original multi media work by Monika Ullmann It’s remarkable how what happened during WW2 is echoed in our current Covid situation. It’s as if we finally have to learn the deeper lessons of that war. T...
  • Beyond Freedom & Dignity 2.0
    28 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 1 2
    Print by Deborah Skinner Buzan, dated and numbered, 1972 I have a peculiar personal connection to one of the most infamous psychologists of the 20thcentury, the controversial though largely forgotten ...
  • Who Owns Your Body?
    19 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 9
    The Rape of Europa, Titian, 1559/62 As a child, your mother owned your body. She was in charge of what went into it and also, what came out of it. It was a deep bond based on the fundamental question ...
  • Don't talk about the war
    11 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 2 4
    For most boomers in North America, WWII is nothing personal; it’s a kind of background noise easily ignored until Remembrance Day brings it back. And maybe a relative who died in that war will be hono...
  • Fresh Edit #1
    05 Nov 2021 • 11 min read
    Klaus Schwab Covid-19: The Great Reset World Economic Forum, 2020 279 pages Elaine Dewar On the Origin of the Deadliest Pandemic in 100 Years Biblioasis, 2021 470 pages Michael Lewis The Premonition: ...
  • How to die better
    26 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 2 5
    It’s hard to fathom, but the once untouchable subject of death and dying is rising to the surface of the New Normal, rather like a prehistoric creature that has been growing for centuries and is now, ...
  • AAA: Age, Ageing and Ageism
    24 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    As someone who has always had negative views of ageing and being old in general, I wasn’t planning on ever getting to this stage of life. But here I am. And of course, this isn’t just my problem. Who’...
  • An die Musik
    16 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 2
    Dr Finscher with friends, circa 2010, photo by Monika Ullmann Like many writers, I have been following the so called ‘culture wars’ for years. Reading Douglas Murray’s The Madness of Crowds was helpfu...
  • On giving thanks
    11 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 2 2
    As you know, I haven’t been able to find the proper Thanksgiving mood lately. Instead, I am profoundly upset, angry and fearful about what my society has become, what my fellow humans are doing to eac...
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