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Everything matters

Posted on August 10, 2018
Everything matters

Strangely, it seems as if the very forces that could bring us together are tearing us apart. Internationally, the ability to communicate... Continue

The dogma of no dogma

Posted on July 27, 2018
The dogma of no dogma

Is truth real? What truth do we know, and how do we know it? Humankind has been asking these questions for a very long time and, big... Continue

The business of politics as entertainment

Posted on July 5, 2018
The business of politics as entertainment

Many people feel that politics is a bore and during most days, such people don’t think about politics at all; it’s just... Continue

The roots of ecstasy

Posted on June 21, 2018
The roots of ecstasy

Seeking ecstasy in everyday life fuels consumption of drugs, alcohol and food, prompts gambling, high-risk behavior, and sexual adventure.... Continue

Seeking Ecstasy

Posted on June 10, 2018
Seeking Ecstasy

Why do people seek ecstasy, those moments of “getting out” of ourselves–getting high? Biochemically, ecstasy can... Continue

Ecstasy in everyday life

Posted on May 23, 2018
Ecstasy in everyday life

For as long as science can tell, humanity has always liked to get high. Between naturally occurring endorphins which stimulate pleasure... Continue

The Best and Worst of Times

Posted on May 11, 2018
The Best and Worst of Times

With a nod to the opening paragraph of Charles Dickens’ 1859 novel “A Tale of Two Cities” I find myself contemplating... Continue

The future is certain

Posted on May 7, 2018
The future is certain

The 1978 film “The Dead Zone,” an adaptation of a Stephen King novel, stars a young Christopher Walken in the role of... Continue

Mother Earth’s message

Posted on April 26, 2018
Mother Earth's message

Mother Earth is sending us messages all the time; it’s something she has always done. There are times human beings receive her... Continue

The horror, the horror

Posted on April 6, 2018
The horror, the horror

The defining youthful event of my generation was the war in Vietnam. For those of us who objected to that war, the horror of guns... Continue