Slope of Hope Blog Posts

Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.

A Short History Of Superflu Pandemics

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My last few posts have been a coronavirus COVID-19 series, so I’m putting in the links here so as to refer back to them easily for now. These are the six posts so far.

18th February – Peering Through The Fog Around Coronavirus COVID-19

24th February – Some Genuine Coronavirus Numbers Coming Through

28th February – Falling Down The Steps

9th March – A Tale Of Two Cities

12th March – Sudden Death

16th March – Pinball Markets


More Crazy. Less Rich.

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I’ve always regarded the movie Crazy Rich Asians with a mild nausea. I wrote about it here in December 2018 and here in October 2018. To my way of thinking, the worldwide success of this movie, a grotesque celebration of excess wealth, was a sure sign of a major top. I was reminded of this by this rather comic experience only minutes ago, when I was on ZeroHedge. Another great moment in context-sensitive advertising.