Monthly Archives: April 2017

What then?

If Life Thinks, what does it think about (other than food, or not being food) ? On the probability scale, it would be thinking about experiences that are disabling, because in the extreme, those experiences could lead to death.  So, … Continue reading

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What?

I recently had a great conversation with a new friend that took me down some old familiar “rabbit holes” What is thinking? What thinks? Charles Fernyhough wrote an article in Psychology Today, Aug. 2010 “Thinking is an active process intimately … Continue reading

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When Politics Divides Families

The polarization of American politics is not a new thing. A casual study of history reveals a number of eras where the ends of political views caused much grief. The rule of dinner-time conversation, “no politics, no religion” didn’t come … Continue reading

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I Was Almost Flying

I was born while my family was living in Wartime Housing. Henry J. Kaiser had travelled through the Midwest, recruiting workers to come to the shipyards on the West coast.  He had built the shipyards, and he had built living … Continue reading

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Cellphone Photojournalism

Summer is on the way, and I will be once again in the classroom teaching. It’s been over a year, so I will have a lot of adjusting. I can’t just stop, and head in whatever direction I chose. Gotta … Continue reading

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Cosmic Zoom

The Big Picture It’s kind of a curious phrase. I’m not sure it would be part of Erasmus’ collection, not even sure that Shakespeare would make sense of it. According to Merriam-Webster the phrase was first used in 1904. I … Continue reading

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