November 2015 archive

Nov 29

Chronicle from the Old Folks’ Home—Part 3

In Brief—Thoughts about daily encounters and experiences in the Old Folks’ Home. ———————————————————————————————————————- Wrinkles, Walkers and Wheel Chairs— Aside from the laser treatments every second day, the routine is much the same. I rise at 06:00 or earlier depending on what kind of night I’ve had. Because of the colostomy and the gastric PEG, I …

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Nov 22

Open Letter to a Reader

In Brief—In this letter to a Christian reader in the Middle-East, the author discusses Christianity and Islam, the similarities and differences, particularly as they deal with females. ———————————————————————————————————————- Dear Reader: I don’t address you by name since I suspect it might place you in greater danger than what you already face. Being a professed adherent …

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Nov 15

Chronicle from the Old Folks’ Home—Part 2

In Brief—A recounting of the author’s ongoing experiences in The Old Folks’ Home. It’s not all dull routine. ————————————————————————————————————————— Let There Be Light— Following thorough testing, four specialists tell N. that she doesn’t have long to live. She reads Dr. Norman Doidge’s recently published book, “The Brain’s Way of Healing” and contacts Dr. Fred Kahn …

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Nov 08

Fear, Ignorance and Brainwashing

In Brief—Fear, Ignorance and Brainwashing are the reasons why humans believe in supernatural beings. This updated piece points out that it is past time for humankind to cast aside limiting beliefs that are unsupported by credible evidence. ———————————————————————————————————————————– Fear is Destructive…Almost Always— As I said in The FIB Theory, being a freethinker, I have studied …

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Nov 01

Truth or Myth—A Test

In Brief—A presentation of statements designed to test your knowledge of commonly accepted beliefs, history and current events with regard to whether those statements are true or myths. ——————————————————————————————————————————– We’re Not Entitled to Our Own Facts— Periodically, Gail Collins, columnist for the New York Times presents a list of questions to test how much attention …

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