Thursday, December 01, 2016

Life-Changing Psilocybin

Therapeutic mushrooms--such as psilocybin--help relieve anxiety and depression, that threaten the health of millions in the US. Now, thanks to clinical research at Johns Hopkins University Medical School, patients battling for their mental health have hope for relief. For people with life-threatening diseases, it's a godsend.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Epistemology

How do you know what you think is true?
What criteria do you use to justify what you believe?

Knowledge defined.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Week in Review-2

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is payoff from Trump to the lowlife rednecks. Mike Pompeo to head CIA is a nod to agents of chaos it's time to Make America Great Again. Now there's talk that disgraced former CIA director David Petraeus could head the State Department.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Once Upon a Time

Once upon a time, people took time to think. Then came advertising--first in newspapers, then on the radio, later on TV, and now on the internet.

No one thinks anymore, they just shop for opinions online.

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Week in Review

A 20-year-old woman in Texas was arrested after she rear-ended a police car while trying to take a topless selfie, and a 28-year-old man in Florida fell out of and then had his leg run over by his pickup truck on his way home from a strip club.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Unfulfilled Dreams

If I had to explain what life was like for my paternal grandfather, who traveled in the caboose of freight trains working for the Northern Pacific Railway, I would be remiss to leave out the impact of the Great Depression. Two photos I would like to show people inclined to support repeal of Social Security, Food Stamps and Medicare--all of which came out of the New Deal programs under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt--are the one of a crowd outside the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street, and the photo of an Oklahoma family living in a shanty. While Jesse and Edith Taber had union jobs to get them and their three kids through the Depression years, they daily witnessed hungry families and transients passing through on their way to unfulfilled dreams.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

All We Have

Their evil is mighty
but it can't stand up to our stories.
So they try to destroy the stories
let the stories be confused or forgotten.
They would like that
They would be happy.
Because we would be defenseless then.
--from Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko