Author Archives: nicholforest

Sunlight Through Troubled Times

“The Troubles” of Northern Ireland really came to a head in 1969, when, as a result of escalating sectarian conflict, British troops were deployed to Belfast and (London)Derry to act as a buffer between the ‘Nationalists’ (mostly Catholic) and the … Continue reading

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As above, so below.

How easily we choose the path of fear when confronted by the unknown – drawing the blanket over our head like a small child, rather than turning on the light to discover there is nothing of which to be afraid. … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Gulag

As I write this, a viral video (The Wall Street Code) tells a fascinating insiders tale of how stock markets are fraudulently manipulated by algorithmic trading. It is difficult for most people to grasp how this affects them. It seems … Continue reading

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A timely response to snooping

We have just implemented a fantastic NSA/GCHQ-proof communication system! Not only is this system impervious to all known email interception and decryption techniques, but it also provides time and a breathing space for busy people. How does it work? Well, … Continue reading

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Cracks in The Machine

A recent post looked at how abuse against children manifests in the western home, frequently through religious inspiration. Desperate, fragile parents often attempt to gain absolute obedience from their children, driven by a desire to protect them. But the problem … Continue reading

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Ban the bible?

When I moved back to Europe from living in Chicago in 1999, people asked me about America. One observation I made was that husbands were afraid of their wives, wives were afraid of other women and parents were afraid of … Continue reading

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Fracticide – don’t do it!

Fracking is spreading over the face of the earth like a swarm of locusts consuming everything in it’s path. Is this how it ends – a dark wave of fracking engulfing us, polluting our water and making our land uninhabitable, … Continue reading

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