Category Archives: Science/Philosophy

Betrayal of Science and Reason

Betrayal of Science and Reason Ehrlich, 1996 In this hard-hitting and timely book, Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich challenge those who downplay the reality and importance of global environmental problems with appealing but misleading rhetoric. Such efforts to … Continue reading

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Our Endangered Atmosphere

Our Endangered Atmosphere Gary E McCuen, 1987 Several major scientific reports have been published on this issues.  The Department of Energy Review, NASA and several foreign agencies agree. Greenhouse warming of 3 to 8 degrees is expected for the doubling … Continue reading

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Think On These Things

Think on These Things By Jiddu Krishnamurti, 1964 Self-Knowledge comes when you observe yourself in a relationship with your situation, you teachers are all those around you. It comes when you observe the manner of another, his gestures, the way … Continue reading

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The Age of American Unreason

The Age of American Unreason By Susan Jacoby, 2009 Jacoby writes about anti-intellectualism in America. She was inspired by the book Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter, which was published in 1963. Jacoby points out that more than half … Continue reading

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In The Company of Rilke

In the Company of Rilke: Why A 20th Century Visionary Poet So Eloquently to 21st Century Readers  By Stephanie Dowrick Thomas Merton says, “Rilke is a poet. Is that a small thing?” It is a Rhetorical Question. It is no … Continue reading

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Rogue One

November 17, 2016 Rogue One Rogue One: A Star Wars Story came out on Wednesday.  I took the kids to see it today. The film is considered to be 3.9 in the series in that it takes place after Revenge … Continue reading

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Nuclear

January 28, 2016 Nuclear The past couple of weeks have been nuclear in nature. I thought it fitting since I was writing about the natural nuclear explosion over Tunguska and watching the TV show Manhattan about the first Atomic Bomb. … Continue reading

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