Profile of Gwynne Dyer

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  • A punch from the Pope

    So he should be ready for some retaliation, and saying that in Latin might deter the victim from hitting the Supreme Pontiff back. In real life, ...

  • There’s a strategy behind the Paris attacks

    It was moving, but to say that all Muslims who commit cruel and violent acts in God’s name are “false Muslims” is like saying that the Crusaders ...

  • 2014 — a year-end checkup on the planet’s health

    The first thing to note is that the client is still piling on weight at an alarming rate — up from two billion units to seven billion in the past ...

  • Cuba: false dawn

    1) The U.S. attempt to bring down the Castro regime by isolating the country economically and diplomatically is now 54 years old, and it still ...

  • Santa is a Dane

    Then, in a series of ads in the 1930s, the Coca-Cola Company crystallized his image as a fat old man wearing clothes that are frankly a fashion ...

  • Torture and the CIA: time to move on?

    U.S. President Barack Obama said that about the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report, published on Tuesday, about the Central Intelligence ...

  • Artificial intelligence: be somewhat afraid

    Expert A is Elon Musk, polymath co-founder of PayPal, manufacturer of Tesla electric cars, creator of Space X, the first privately funded company ...

  • Giving terrorists what they want

    “We will not be intimidated,” said Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper after the recent attacks in Montreal and Ottawa. As if the purpose of ...

  • Putin eyeing rival pipelines

    But the ultra-nationalist leader of the Liberal Democratic Party actually frightened the Kazakhs, because there is a bigger game going on.Kazakh ...

  • There’s no new Cold War

    He’s 83 years old, he played a leading role in ending the last Cold War, and he’s practically a secular saint. Surely he knows what he’s talking ...