Minbari Mondays, Soul Hunter, and a new doctor on the station

This is the continuation of our fictional letter (reviewing each film and episode of Babylon 5) that I receive each week from Ranger Mayann. Here is her fourth report: — Nih sakh sh’lekk, sleem wa, Greetings from Tuzanor: In this fourth report, we move forward just a bit in the same Earth year 2258, theContinue reading “Minbari Mondays, Soul Hunter, and a new doctor on the station”

Minbari Mondays, Gropos, & The Hidden Cost of Details

This week’s set of incidents is the 10th this year, the third year of operation of the 5th Babylon station.  These events show the cost of not knowing important details, just as we all need to know the details of local laws related to finance and consumer credit policy…:   — Greetings, from Tuzanor: […]Continue reading “Minbari Mondays, Gropos, & The Hidden Cost of Details”

ShiraDest: Minbari Mondays, Acts of Sacrifice, and Living to Fight Another Day

This  week’s set of incidents is the 12th report for our Earth standard year 2259, sent to us from our future by Ranger Mayann, writing to us from Minbar, where she is stationed: —       Greetings, from Tuzanor:     The  incidents of this report show us that foresight and planning matter just as much […]Continue reading “ShiraDest: Minbari Mondays, Acts of Sacrifice, and Living to Fight Another Day”

Minbari Mondays, Acts of Sacrifice, and Living to Fight Another Day

This  week’s set of incidents is the 12th report for our Earth standard year 2259, sent to us from our future by Ranger Mayann, writing to us from Minbar, where she is stationed: —       Greetings, from Tuzanor:     The  incidents of this report show us that foresight and planning matter just as much […]Continue reading “Minbari Mondays, Acts of Sacrifice, and Living to Fight Another Day”

ShiraDest’s Minbari Mondays, All Alone in the Night, and Deadly Struggles

This  week’s set of incidents is the 11th report for our Earth standard year 2259, sent to us from our future by Ranger Mayann, writing to us from Minbar, where she is stationed: —       Greetings, from Tuzanor:      The three incidents of this report, only one of which takes place on your Babylon […]Continue reading “ShiraDest’s Minbari Mondays, All Alone in the Night, and Deadly Struggles”

ShiraDest’s Minbari Mondays, Spider in the Web, and, crazy solutions for peace

This week, Ranger Mayann has no report, but I am taking the liberty of summing up this 6th episode of season 2, from what I hope would be the Minbari point of view:   “I’ve read your proposal, Mr. Isogi. Frankly, you’re either insane or a very brave man. “ Here, after this reaction fromContinue reading “ShiraDest’s Minbari Mondays, Spider in the Web, and, crazy solutions for peace”

Volunteers needed, and Link: Longtermist Institutional Reform – EA Forum

Reminder: ShiraDest seeks to build a community around the need for long term change to our current institutions, as discussed on Wondering Wednesdays series “Do Better” as new working title, former working title Baby Acres, then Baby Floors. https://forum.effectivealtruism.org/posts/6LFNK6K2h7aRMutxW/link-longtermist-institutional-reform#

ShiraDest’s Minbari Mondays, Chrysalis, and Recognizing…

This is the continuation of our fictional letter (reviewing each film and episode of Babylon 5) that I receive each week from Ranger Mayann. Here is her 24th report: — Nih sakh sh’lekk, sleem wa, Greetings from Tuzanor: In this report, in the end of your Earth year 2258, it is also the end ofContinue reading “ShiraDest’s Minbari Mondays, Chrysalis, and Recognizing…”

Shira Destinie’s Minbari Mondays, The Quality of Mercy, and Lying to Save Someone Else’s Honor?

This is the continuation of our fictional letter (reviewing each film and episode of Babylon 5) that I receive each week from Ranger Mayann. Here is her 23rd report: — Nih sakh sh’lekk, sleem wa, Greetings from Tuzanor: In this report, in your Earth year 2258, it is nearing the end of the second yearContinue reading “Shira Destinie’s Minbari Mondays, The Quality of Mercy, and Lying to Save Someone Else’s Honor?”

Minbari Mondays, A Voice in the Wilderness, Pt. 2, and Service

This is the continuation of our fictional letter (reviewing each film and episode of Babylon 5) that I receive each week from Ranger Mayann. Here is her 21st report: — Nih sakh sh’lekk, sleem wa, Greetings from Tuzanor: In this report, in your Earth year 2258, it is nearing the end of the second yearContinue reading “Minbari Mondays, A Voice in the Wilderness, Pt. 2, and Service”

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