Monthly Archives: March 2021

Headline Silliness

Canadian Borg, different versions in various places on the web; original source unknown I‘ve always wished I were funny. Humour is a craft that seems to come easily to some, and for others seems almost impossible to pull off. And … Continue reading

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CoVid-19: Known and Unknown Unknowns

This is the 16th in a series of articles on CoVid-19. I am not a medical expert, but have worked with epidemiologists and have some expertise in research, data analysis and statistics. I am producing these articles in the belief … Continue reading

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Completely Irresponsible

photo: CC0, from pixabay The greatest challenge in shrugging off the belief that humans have free will, is how to reconcile that with the feelings of responsibility and blaming that are so deeply conditioned in us. The cognitive dissonance is … Continue reading

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Our Post-CoVid-19 Behaviours

The Vlogbrothers, John & Hank Green, have to be two of the smartest and most creative people on the planet. They’re both extraordinary authors, and world-class science and culture journalists. They can also be disarmingly funny, and even outrageous. Hank … Continue reading

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First, Unlearn

two children of deaf adults (CODAs) teach each other ASL; photo by daveynin on flickr CC-BY-2.0 There’s a reason it’s so much easier for young children to learn things like new languages. They haven’t already “learned” the one best way … Continue reading

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Links of the Month: March 2021

And when everyone’s racing and you join in If you can, try running with a smile Because there is a danger in going too fast Getting too far ahead can set you back — Ellis Delaney, Right on Time CIVILIZATION’S … Continue reading

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Bark Bark Bark Bark Bark Bark Bark

image from piqsels, CC0 I don’t handle stress well, and  don’t like surprises. The three words that probably best describe me are lost, scared, and bewildered. Small upsets may cause me to overreact and to stew for hours or days. … Continue reading

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The Right to Die

Stand back. This is a rant. You have to wonder what kind of society you live in when you have the right, even if you are a psychopath, to buy and maintain an arsenal of machine guns, but you don’t … Continue reading

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Can We Change Our Conditioning?

Swayed in part by Melissa Holbrook Pierson’s book about how animals (including humans) are conditioned, I have been writing a lot lately about the fact we have no free will, choice, or control over what the creatures whose bodies we … Continue reading

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The Four Impossibilities

I‘m going to tell you some stories. All stories are untrue, but sometimes they may be useful. I’m going to use these stories to try to describe the message of radical non-duality, so that perhaps you might understand the message. … Continue reading

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