***Note before we begin: This post deals with things such as terrorism and bombing attacks from a technical perspective, and analyses a scenario in which these occur in a Canadian city. I have already discussed some of my concerns regarding these issues in a post here. Further to this, please refrain from any technical discussions … Continue reading 59-The Fighting Begins (2) – Let’s talk bombs…
So Jane Austen isn't exactly my cup of tea, which I suppose is my loss. She occupies a prominent place on that list of 'literary classics' that I really should get around to reading - or at least watching some of the better film adaptations - and that day will likely continue to be postponed. … Continue reading 59-The Fighting Begins (1) – Universally acknowledged?
Two quick notes before I begin: First, I'm deliberately not identifying any of the people featured in these photos, even though in some cases arrests have already been made. This is out of concern for misinformation that is currently flooding the internet. In times of crisis, some people rise to the occasion while others make … Continue reading The idea of symbols
NOTE: As I mentioned before, I don't want to turn this blog into a place where I speculate about destroying Canada, or any other country for that matter. I also don't want deep into the weeds about technical matters, both because it can get boring and because some of it might push into classified territory. … Continue reading Sginal to Noise
In Umberto Echo's seminal essay 'Ur Fascism,' the author identifies conflict as one of the key characteristics of a fascist movement. "There is no struggle for life but, rather, life is lived for struggle." (See link above, pg 7 para 9) A fascist movement is one that defines itself largely by its enemies, and the … Continue reading 58-A Nation moving forward…
So I was looking for a neat way to roll this next post into the deconstruction, but I never could find an opportunity so I'm just going to present it here. It's basically an idea (or the faint outlines of an idea) that's been percolating in the back of my mind for a while now, … Continue reading Uniform Thinking
A note before I begin. A lot of the ideas I'm building on here were first raised by Canadian YouTuber Dan Olson, at Folding Ideas. Early on in the pandemic he posted this video, which planted the seeds of time frames and human perception. If you find this article interesting, give his video a watch: … Continue reading Eyes Front! – Some further thoughts about this pandemic
Dammit! It's been too nice for too long! Time for another briefing! Colonel Dobson gathered his notes and reviewed the briefing he was about to present to the CDS and the defence minister. Operational briefings were now scheduled for every twelve hours in the Ops Centre, with extra situational briefings whenever significant events and the … Continue reading 57-The modern HQ briefing can also serve…as an ambush!
[Counts remaining pages in Chapter]...fuck. So a personal note before we begin. This chapter has been one of the longest ones in Uprising, and not just in terms of sheer page count. I mentioned in the last post that I would have expected some kind of scene like this in a novel like this? Under … Continue reading 56-Jack & Al Have a Meeting(6): Let’s end with some gaslighting!
Wow. Okay. Took a while to get this blog back on track. Okay, so where were we? Oh yes! First Nations Federation Grand Chief Al Onanole is having a sit down meeting with Prime Minister Jack Hemp of the Progressive Party of Canada. Their goal is to avert a Canadian civil war between the government … Continue reading 56-Jack & Al have a meeting(5): “We’ve tried nothing and we’re all out of ideas!”