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lost world

In the movie, the intrepid travelers hover above a wonderfully mysterious planet… …and yet all they do is sit in their space station and deal with “ghosts” from their past. I’m referring to the 2002 adaptation of the Stanislaw Lem … Continue reading

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rockin’

  “It kind of goes back to what my dad tells me:  ‘Don’t get too excited about the good stuff and don’t get too down about the bad stuff’…”             — Tim Lincecum, pitcher, San Francisco Giants *  I was thinking … Continue reading

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Testing the Worm’s Faith

  “What type of God would allow such a thing to exist?” We’ve all heard some version of that question.  Maybe we’ve asked some version of it ourselves. It’s an age-old religious-philosophical dilemma.  But perhaps science can now help us with … Continue reading

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In Support of Animism

  When I sent the above picture to a friend… …she told me she didn’t believe primates have auras. In my reply, I skipped the fact that we humans are also primates… Instead, I told her that I see auras … Continue reading

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More Leakage

     With the Chinese New Year—the Year of the Golden Rabbit—coming on February 3rd… …it seemed appropriate to share this old proverbial Chinese folk tale about a leaking water pot… A tale especially meaningful to me… …as I work … Continue reading

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Ringing True

    If the words below still ring true today—just as clearly as they did fifty years ago… …perhaps we need some version of them in our new mythology: “My fellow, Americans…ask not what your country can do for you, … Continue reading

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Just Magic and Beauty

  What are they? I would say they are beautiful.  They are magical.  But as for what causes them… …I do not know. Recently, as I sat with a group of men, shooting the bull, the conversation drifted to the … Continue reading

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