Friday, July 22, 2016

Stages in the quest for truth (verbatim from Guardian... headlines)

Following are different stages in a quest for personal truth, as exemplified from the headlines of the Guardian's most recent (newsletter) edition.  The only changes were in words I left out.

'I alone' can fix dark, violent, weak America... 'I am your voice....."

HSBC banker denies fraud charges

Edward Snowden designs phone case to show when data is being monitored

MH370 search will 'not end, but be suspended'

Argentina's disappeared...An Argentinian man learned the man he believed was his father may have killed his real parents during Argentina's 1976-83 dictatorship, part of a campaign of forcibly "disappearing" those who opposed the bloody regime. Hundreds of babies of the disappeared were taken and raised by military families. Guillermo PĂ©rez Roisinblit's world was turned upside down at age 21 when a young woman tracked him down at the fast-food outlet where he worked in the outlying Buenos Aires district of San Miguel. "I told her I was busy working," Guillermo recalls now. "So she sat down at a table, wrote a me note" in which she told him she might be his sister.

'My name is Michael Caine' – legally.  After more than 60 years in showbiz, and frustrated by increased airport security checks, the legendary British actor, born Maurice Micklewhite, has decided to replace his birth name with his showbiz moniker for good. He took the name Caine from a poster for the 1954 Humphrey Bogart naval drama The Caine Mutiny.

Ancient bottom wipers yield evidence of diseases carried along the Silk Road