July 24, 2017
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QUOTATIONS I LIVE BY

“We only see what we know.” Johannn Wolfgang von Goethe ____________ “True knowledge progresses not toward simplifying our answers but toward improving our questions.” Frank Wilczek […]
March 21, 2017
Dreaming

Why Dreaming Is So Real

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November 26, 2016
Joel At Mlk Speech At Girard College 1968

IN THE CROWD – MLK SPEECH AT GIRARD COLLEGE 1965

In the summer of 1965 I worked for an architectural firm in Philadelphia (Vincent G. Kling) whose offices were on Corinthian Avenue.  After work one day, […]
October 26, 2016

DOWNWARD CAUSATION – my take

Consciousness for some (including me) arises from and is an emergent property of the brain. The brain is the most complex organ of the body. Consciousness […]
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
50 Gold 1922

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
Hands 1988

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
Aliens

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
Harry Truman

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 […]