October 19, 2016
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The problem with ‘This Way or That’

PEOPLE TEND to see situations and decision-making as: Shall it be THIS or THAT.  Many of us tend to see only black or white alternatives; good or bad […]
August 15, 2016
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REALITY is/are?

(This Post is Being Edited) Reality should be redefined in dictionaries as a plural noun representing an infinite variety of hierarchically-layered conditions. First, there is that ultimately illusive […]
August 14, 2016
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The News Media Should be Ashamed

It happens every day.  Someone in the news media will report about a new program or a new business investment being the biggest and most expensive […]
July 18, 2016
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What troubles me about racism

I often hear on TV and read in print that in the U.S. “we live in a racist society.”   There’s no doubt that there are plenty […]
July 3, 2016
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Why Aliens Look Alike

My intent here is to raise a serious scientific question. Why, according to those who have claimed an extraterrestrial encounter, do aliens reportedly look alike — why, […]
May 5, 2016
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What Truman said about Nixon

Our dear Donald recently claimed he met with Vladmir Putin on a recent 60 Minutes show and implied they were buddies. It was also reported on […]
April 8, 2016
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Professor Paul Krugman on Bernie Sanders

Here is a link to Paul Krugman’s excellent Opinion piece and my comment submitted to the NYT. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/08/opinion/sanders-over-the-edge.html?ribbon-ad-idx=3&rref=opinion Joel Levinson Philadelphia Pending Approval Applause for Krugman’s position […]
March 27, 2016

Why I Don’t Believe in God and Why I Do

WHY I DON’T BELIEVE IN GOD AND WHY I DO A guide for thoughtful people on the fence JOEL LEVINSON  3.27.16; revised 5.5.16 Some of my friends […]
March 12, 2016
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SEEING OURSELVES – A radical form of self-improvement

  Many people go to therapists or psychiatrists to deal with their life’s problems, some of which are often of their own making.  Professional treatment works for […]
January 16, 2016
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Joys of Dancing

My novel, THE RELUCTANT HUNTER, is a love story based on fictional and actual events that occurred during the Bosnian war of 1992-1996.  One scene deals with […]