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I just finished Ian McGilcgrist's The Master and his Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World I have to say that this is one of the best books I have ever read during my 76 ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Aug 20, 2012 at 12:35 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
[Apologies: This is a long academical essay that is intended to be the last time I write on a topic that has bothered me for years. It is a little heady, but I hope it's comprehensible.] A ...
by The Geogre
Comment Count 66 comments on Tue May 29, 2012 at 10:10 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
I'm not changing the title. Each diary is new, and I think a set title helps people find a blog - there are so many. "Life" refers to my life, and I doubt if adding "my" would change anything, AND I ...
by dexadog
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Aug 30, 2011 at 02:30 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Conformity: By Sullee J 'Remain you, and they will hate you. Do what they do, and they will praise you.' Oh, deprived society, whom choses to be not yourself, rather, the person ...
by SulleeJ
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Aug 27, 2011 at 02:36 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
If you think a role model today is somebody on TV, somebody filthy rich, somebody who's a pimp, someone who has killed a 100 people, somebody who's popular because of the way they dress, you have ...
by SulleeJ
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 09:59 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
I am a neurologist and an observer of politics. I wonder if conservative brains are really wired differently. Here is what I found...
by jamesabomb
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Sep 20, 2010 at 08:45 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
This diary is the result of whisky. It also has no political content whatsoever. I was just reading on another cite a series of comments all about the soul. The prevailing view was that the soul ...
by max stirner
Comment Count 50 comments on Mon Aug 23, 2010 at 09:25 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Yesterday, I told the story of my harrowing near death experience on New Years Eve. If you didn't read it, I will provide the short version here. I called 911 in the early morning hours of New ...
by matador
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Feb 17, 2010 at 07:26 AM PST with 3 Recommends
David Leonhardt and Geraldine Fabrikant wrote an article in a recent New York Times (August 21, 2009) entitled "Rise of the Super-Rich Hits a Sobering Wall." I think I like better the title ...
by catherineD
Comment Count 47 comments on Wed Oct 28, 2009 at 09:39 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I'm writing a book with far-reaching implications. Three world views repeat in the same order in a cycle that currently takes about 97 years to fully complete. In pre-modern times --- before ...
by catherineD
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Oct 12, 2009 at 11:48 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
With Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl saying on "Fox News Sunday" that he intends to filibuster any ...
by jim bow
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun May 24, 2009 at 12:10 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Unlike anything ever before experienced, in our terms of linear time; cannot be described, but once recalled, we know we have always known it. We are part of it. I felt it yesterday. Just ...
by wewhodream
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 06:57 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
A greater threat to their sanity(!) and world view is working its way through the scientific system, and this will threaten to become even more dangerous to them than evolution. I speak of what ...
by CT yanqui
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2009 at 01:27 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Some time back, I asked what gives you hope. Now I ask: what gives you faith? My questions are all-inclusive. "Faith" to me, includes the secular: I have faith that when I hit the switch, a ...
by wewhodream
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2009 at 08:52 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
http://www.dailypilot.com/articles/2009/02/22/topstory/dpt-spin02 I wrote a diary called "It Ripples." It was awhile ago. But this (the actions of these women) is what I was ...
by wewhodream
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Feb 22, 2009 at 08:52 AM PST with 3 Recommends
In this diary I am looking at the rapid increase of technologies, and new chemicals in our daily lives. How this can cause problems and changes for humanity as a whole, and how as a whole it is not ...
by ol man Willo
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2009 at 10:56 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Every minute is one in its own and will never be seen again.
by cheftdp
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2009 at 05:23 AM PST with 2 Recommends
The subtitle Why you can not understand 21st century politics with an 18th-century brain seems exceptionally appropriate in this case! I know there has been much already written on this, ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Jul 14, 2008 at 11:49 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Racism is word that has had a lot of use during this primary campaign. It is always a good idea to see what the user means when the word is used- for, like all words, especially those with ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 110 comments on Sat May 24, 2008 at 06:57 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
First off, I apologize for not getting this out on time on Thursday. Two things intervened. One, I've been sick as a dog this week, and have no voice left. Two, I finished my BA and graduated from ...
by Shaviv
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat May 24, 2008 at 07:36 AM PDT with 4 Recommends