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Science vs. Intelligent Design

Intelligent Design is a theory developed by Christian Creationist to get around the 1st Amendment’s separation of church and state.  They devised a rather creative workaround the Constitution by saying that all creation was designed by an intelligent creator.  Intelligent … Continue reading

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New Technology May Overshadow Global Warming

Fracking is a relatively new technology that threatens efforts to reduce greenhouse gases. This new technology can produce an abundant source of domestic fossil fuels that could provide us with greenhouse producing energy for many decades to come, increasing global warming and the threat of increasing super-storms and devastation. This article describes the Fracking process and many of its other dangers. Continue reading

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Playing Life Safe – Missed Opportunities

For most of my adult life I have lived life rather on the safe side taking few chances that would endanger my physical and financial well being.  I did few activities that could be considered risky and did not gamble … Continue reading

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The End of Life or Beginning of Living?

When I was diagnosed with Gleason 9 prostate cancer I thought it was the end of the world. For the first time in my life I had to face the realities of my mortality and confront the demons of darkness and death. I always had a morbid fear of death and now was confronted with that possibility. This is how I overcame the fear of death and dying. Continue reading

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Of Modern Times and the Caveman

The brain of man is an absolutely fascinating organ designed well ahead of its time and seems in a way to defy evolution. Its development was a quantum jump in evolutionary development. Though our brains have changed little since man lived in caves the amount of new information needing to be processed by man today is many orders of magnitude more than our caveman ancestors. Continue reading

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