Tag Archives: Chinese people

Ten Thousand Years of Chinese History. 一萬多年的中國歷史。


When I was an Asian Studies major and specialized in China many years ago, DNA was not as involved as today. Reading Nicholas Wade’s A Troublesome Inheritance, Genes, Race, and Human History, I realized the beginnings of the Chinese people … Continue reading

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Is Russia Dying?


Before anyone accuses me of this, no this is not wishful thinking.  Russian President Vladimir Putin is flexing his muscles, but is it a sign of strength or insecurity? Russia has other problems.  Pollution from old Soviet industries and a … Continue reading

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Malaysian Airways Flight 370: Sense and Sensitivity.


Malaysian Airways Flight 370, sense and sensitivity.  I decided to have a play on words, with a Jane Austen title. The Government of Malaysia has been flat footed and behind the eight ball from the get go.  I liked the … Continue reading

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Malaysia Airways Flight 370, I Didn’t Wanna Do It, but I’ll Speculate.


My probing (nosy) mind wanted to speculate, but I held off.  As much as I like to use my inquiring mind and probe things, I wanted to let the investigators and searchers do their job.       A friend wanted me … Continue reading

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