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Jul. 20, 2017 5:42 am
Taking advantage of new print-to-order technology, I have published the second edition of Nullius in Verba: Darwin's greatest secret as a paperback only publication. This second edition is a 200 page abridged and updated book. The paperback book, including its cover, is a product of the endeavours of the Vae Victus group, which is a newly formed affiliation of university academics, artists...  Read More
Jul. 18, 2017 11:32 am
Ronald Reagan claimed: "I didn't leave the Democratic Party, it left me!" Of course Reagan was making a claim like that of William F. Buckley's description of a conservative, viz: "One that stands athwart History and yells, Stop!" Buckley was in part showing his wit, or humor, but in part he was in earnest, for although conservatives are advocates of the advance of many things e.g., technological...  Read More
Jul. 18, 2017 2:58 am
According to Harry H. Frankfurt, the Princeton University expert philosopher of " On Bullshit ", the difference between a liar and a bulshiiter is that the former is concerned with the truth but the other could not give a.... (ahem) care. The liar knows what the truth is and wishes to convince us that the opposite position is true. The bulshitter, however, does not care what is true when making a...  Read More
Jul. 17, 2017 12:01 pm
To download my Learning HOW to Age Workbook for FREE, go to www.expressiveavenues.net, click the Books and Media tab and select the workbook. Questions and comments related to the program are welcome. Be well!  Read More
Jul. 16, 2017 5:58 pm
The doctrine-of-Justification - i.e., the dispute as to whether Salvation is garnered by faith alone, or, does Salvation come from faith and works? - has been a point of controversy, and division amongst the Christian religions, since Martin Luther 1 left the Catholic Church (Luther was a Roman Catholic priest). It is often argued that Luther left the Catholic Church - because he could no...  Read More
Jul. 16, 2017 9:55 am
To those whom argue from the social-political Left, we acknowledge: It may be that there was - and is - a cover-up going on within the Trump campaign... If so Robert Mueller will uncover that information, and if it touches Trump that will likely end him and his Presidency; Republicans will be so much happier with Pence. Some Republicans would like to accelerate Trump's removal - if they could -...  Read More
Jul. 16, 2017 9:02 am
Combine a non-82b50L song with the “opposite” of 5 sounds from it’s not-to-be-released 82b50L counterpart, to be reinterpreted as a hit upon the moment of conception. This is where 82b50L songs are influenced by a range of perspectives, including 82 billion As, 50 “large” songs. Preparing to produce a song with 82 billion As requires pedagogical headache medicine.  Read More
Jul. 16, 2017 6:20 am
Imagine connecting the 4*250 breasonings for 4,000,000,000,000*50s with Manager Algorithm and on Manager Network in the Daily Regimen to infinity cut off to a finite value. This symbolizes 4 brick walls, a floor and a roof to protect you. This protects you from headaches.  Read More
Jul. 15, 2017 1:06 am
Medicaid and its sister, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), provide a vital healthcare safety net in poor, rural parts of America. A majority in these areas supported Donald Trump in the 2016 election. Almost every county in Appalachia, where the population is majority white, backed Trump in 2016. In the 574 American counties most dependent on Medicaid and CHIP, the majority of the...  Read More
Jul. 14, 2017 10:57 am
An mercurial and intelligent caricaturist (we will not mention his name...) @bestthinking.com inveighed - as is his wont - against the POTUS Donald Trump and the USA's relation with Vladimir Putin and Russians - our: "mortal enemies" according to the writer/caricaturist. Such a view brought to mind an experience from school-days... and so we wrote, the following addressing a particular thread of...  Read More
Jul. 14, 2017 8:18 am
Wednesday - 7/12/2017 - Senator Lindsey Graham (Republican) joined Senators from both political Parties in questioning Christopher Wray, President Trump’s appointment to replace the fired former FBI director Comey. In Graham’s questioning of Wray he lead Wray to instruct all present that those finding themselves in a situation similar to Donald Trump Jr. that they should contact the FBI. Donald...  Read More
Jul. 14, 2017 3:11 am
The hat looks a little like a court jester’s hat now — the fool’s hat or a clown’s hat — instead of the aggressive nationalist Trump’s hat. Who would have thought that “Making America Great Again” would mean kompromat and manipulation by a country and a foreign leader who is no friend of America? My bet is that the Trump family was never all about making America great; they were about making...  Read More
Jul. 12, 2017 1:50 am
Vladimir Putin and his hard-eyed Kremlin cronies are probably hugging themselves with glee tonight. I’ll bet the vodka toasts will go on well into the night. They’ve successfully sown confusion and discord in the U.S. democracy. And today had to be a red-letter day on Red Square calendars. Today it was revealed that Don Jr., the dim-witted “Fredo” of the Trump family, was lured into a meeting...  Read More
Jul. 11, 2017 8:55 pm
When President Obama was elected President, Rush Limbaugh on his radio-talk show (we paraphrase) uttered: ‘Everyone is congratulating President Obama and hopes he succeeds – or is successful - I hope he fails!” Limbaugh added: ‘I hope he fails because Obama wants to fundamentally change the United States of America, which is to say, Obama wants to destroy the United States as it was conceived by...  Read More
Jul. 11, 2017 3:19 pm
The UK Charity HealthWatch for Science and Integrity in Medicine has published a most telling article on the question of whether Donald Trump represents a significant public health risk. The article is co-authored by Lida Gibson (Senior Lecturer in Public Health), Professor Matt Henn (Research Professor of Politics) and I, (criminologist). Regarding the V accine Autism Meme (VAM): 'Although...  Read More
Jul. 11, 2017 1:30 am
In an Associated Press photo, protesters demonstrated outside of a dinner attended by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in Elizabethtown, Ky. One held a sign that read, “Healthcare for all! Not tax cuts for the richest 1%.” Another marcher carried a sign that said, “Trumpcare takes from the poor and gives to the rich.” McConnell has been working hard to repeal the Affordable Care...  Read More
Jul. 6, 2017 10:03 am
On any number of online News-sites e.g., Breitbart.com, Drudge Report, WND.com, NRO etc. there are advertisements and links to any number of enticing topics e.g., “The fastest jet aircraft,” “Strange/scary - maybe eerie? - photo’s from history,” “deadliest snakes” and then there are those like: “Can you name these classical Western Movies,” “Can you guess the 1980’s television show by one...  Read More
Jul. 6, 2017 1:47 am
There is a bizarre simultaneity in our so-called president’s use of Twitter. President Trump has called his use of social media “modern day presidential,” and indeed he makes thoroughly modern use of Twitter, with all its immediacy and superficiality. At the same time, his tweets aren’t just barbed, they’re barbarously weaponized. He takes us back to a dark, brutish age of ugliness and even...  Read More
Jul. 5, 2017 10:45 pm
The founders of the Malaysian based literary journal Anak Sastra borrowed a leaf from their own book when it came time for the commemoration of issue number 25 toward the end of 2016. Though it was decided to mark the occasion differently, ie, not with a themed issue as such but rather an anthology of work, the resulting book On the Back of a Motorbike (Literary Concept, 2016) offers the...  Read More
Jul. 5, 2017 3:38 pm
His purring we hear no more Nor scratch in litter box Doth he wait in yonder wood for critters which he stalks? No fur balls scattered across the floor Nor tattered armchair dug No concern for flea or tic If one lies upon the rug No longer he lies b'neath the sun Nor naps near the loaded gun No tail to step on, although it's fun! Alas, Whiskers is a stiff. So...  Read More
Jul. 5, 2017 2:19 pm
Human relations are - at-bottom - moral relations; each (human) individual involved in any relation whatsoever is a moral being and therefore worthy of deference from other moral agents and obligated to give deference to others. In most instances, all parties involved in relations have only an intuitive grasp of what morality is, and how moral principles ought to circumscribe all relationships...  Read More
Jul. 5, 2017 6:08 am
Distortion. City symphonies of sheer pomp. Hard to take.Hard to defy. The flow of my walk is stilted, wobbling on the tarmacbursting with the anti-matter of nature. I surrender to the pain, the ageingcorpus keeping time with the other bodies drifting through the energies of thecity. I am freeing my spirit from the inner space of the now. What you see isnot what is reality. It is merely a trip...  Read More
Jul. 4, 2017 4:48 pm
Many an individual will cite the Declaration of Independence while thinking they are citing the U. S. Constitution e.g., regarding "inalienable Rights." The Constitution of the United States doesn't mention "inalienable Rights," although one may easily make a logically consistent argument that the Constitution presupposes the Declaration as a delimiting guide for understanding the Founder's...  Read More
Jul. 1, 2017 2:47 am
Meditation, Medicine and Pedagogy Students are helped to avoid problems, e.g. stress, illness and facing environments with lack of training, respectively. Together with the Accreditation way of thinking in Daily Regimen, this method completes (places the dot in the circle) representing the workingness of the various courses. Trainers in these courses who know these ways of thinking may train...  Read More
Jul. 1, 2017 2:43 am
The last verse of Baker Street, struggling to remember it and getting mild hungover neurosis about fading memory cells. I needn't have worried, I had remembered it. It took a pint in The Carpenters Arms to jog me from my self-critical bubble. Charlie Boyle further grounded me in the moment by reminding me of my worth, should I have needed it, his kindness and good humour floating on the aether...  Read More
Jun. 30, 2017 10:30 am
It was the next day. Thursday. Checking my pulse in the shower as my head reels. 3 bottles of Beaujolais with Posh Willie and Maddie, plus the feed of Guinness I 'd tipped into my skull the previous afternoon. Quantum of hangover. Wholly self-inflicted. Celebrations. The rising panic, shortness of breath. I'd been here before. Quite a few times. Worse than the 'flu. No one to blame but me. ...  Read More
 
 
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