Category Archives: Science

Narcissist Or Egotist?

There is a virtual flood of articles and videos about narcissists on the Web these days. We might even say that victims of narcissists could be a major subculture in the world. Personal observation is my basis for this opinion. … Continue reading

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Eureka!

Have you ever given much thought to the story about the ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes and the problem of precisely measuring the volume of irregularly shaped objects? Supposedly he had an epiphany when he sat in a tub at a … Continue reading

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Thinking About Altruism

The old guru stressed one pithy statement nearly every time he ended Dharma talks to our small group of practitioners because he taught it as a core principle of life. “Buddhas and bodhisattvas {those who aspire towards Buddhahood} are very … Continue reading

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Neuropathy Awareness

It began with a cramping pain involving two toes of my left foot in the middle of the night. I rubbed and massaged them and didn’t think much about the pain because charlie horses happen from time to time. After … Continue reading

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The Biological Clock Is Ticking

One of the biological clock alarms went off in my body a couple of weeks ago. You could say it was one of those wake-up calls. It was a sharp pain in my left knee that appeared while climbing the … Continue reading

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So Much Stress

Here’s a quick reminder before we get started on today’s topic: this is not a personal crisis self-help blog, there are already many other places to check out for advice. However, if my words help you in some small way, … Continue reading

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Examining The Sky

We can all remember certain events that expanded our consciousness in some major way. For me, one of those was the very first time I looked through a powerful telescope at the night sky. A grade-school pal’s father’s hobby was … Continue reading

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