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What is Reality? – Part 2 (Measurement and Reality)

If something can be measured, whether directly or indirectly, is it real? According to Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle, if energy has to be added t...
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What Is Reality?- Part 1 (The Question)

What is reality? Is it strictly the world based on sense-experience as perceived through the medium of the physical senses? How justified is this clai...
637500Jan 6Jan 1518 hrs ago

Biblical Faith: Rational/Irrational? - 'God, I don't want to die,' U.S. missionary wrote before he w

An American missionary trying to meet and convert one of the most isolated hunter-and-gatherer tribes in the world offered them fish and other small g...
965650Nov 22Dec 269 hrs ago

President Trump has made 4,229 false or misleading claims in 558 days

The Washington Post Fact Checker Analysis President Trump has made 4,229 false or misleading claims in 558 days See:
378252Oct 26Dec 1821 hrs ago

INSECURITY

insecurity gnawing away their insides turns to nastiness (Senryu) If someone does not approve of certain actions of a person, does that mean h...
357350Nov 13Nov 1614 hrs ago

My Sunset Experience - Spiritual versus Religious

I stood on the banked shoreline, silently gazing across the sea at the evening sky. The sun was still well above the horizon. The clouds around it wer...
237120Aug 1Aug 5Jan 10

HATERS

If someone does not approve of certain actions of a person, does that mean he/she HATES that person? HATE is an very strong word. He/she may fee...
570360Jun 21Jun 259 hrs ago

Brain Teasers 14

Name the type of insect indicated by each of the following phrases: 1. creamy flight 2. saying grace 3. woman harasser 4. flight impedance...
334340Jun 9Jun 11Jan 13

Mystical Experience - The Interconnection of Everything: Spiritual versus Religious

(I have modified the Blog title to focus on the Mystical Experience which I view as being Spiritual) On October 24, 2013, I posted a poem entitle...
528400May 2018May 20Jan 13

Tribute To Connecting Singles

Amid the corridors of the internet There's a website called Connecting Singles It's portrayed as a dating site, and yet Some folks are there merely...
754420Apr 2018May 2018Jan 16

Anthropomorphism, Theism and Atheism

When the term “God” is mentioned, it seems it is generally assumed that everyone has a clear and common understanding of what it refers to. But is th...
577400Apr 2018Apr 2018Jan 15

Love Is A Decision

I wrote and posted the following piece on Poetry Corner on Jan 7, 2016: Love Is A Decision (Author: socrates44) Love is not based on a f...
454321Mar 2018Mar 2018Jan 15

Brain Teasers 13

Name the type of fish indicated in each case: 1. Change one letter in bullet 2. Insert one letter in surgeon 3. Change one lett...
616420Mar 2018Mar 201816 hrs ago

Disabled Comments Blogs

A lot has been written about “Disabled Comments Blogs” lately. My suggestion re the same is that the viewer should be informed up front tha...
501190Aug 2017Aug 2017Jan 14

Brain Teasers 12

1. What does January 1, 2020 and the fruit of a certain palm tree have in common? 2. “A chicken in a car and the car can't go.” Name the place sug...
479201Jul 2017Jul 2017Jan 13

Hello darkness, my old friend - my signature song

The Sound of Silence Hello darkness, my old friend I've come to talk with you again Because a vision softly creeping Left its seeds while I was...
595230Jun 2017Jul 2017Jan 12

Party Time

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, I was a university student in Canada. There were several other students from the Caribbean during that period. Occ...
277100Mar 2017Apr 2017Jan 13

Hypnotism

In 1982, I was enrolled as an evening class student in a Psychology 120 course at the University of Manitoba, Canada. The lecturer mentioned the topic...
433110Aug 2015Mar 2017Jan 14

How Big Pharma's Money Is Affecting Our Health And

Turning down a prescription from your doctor might not seem like a smart decision. However, recent research revealing the influence of pharmaceutical...
552180Oct 2016Oct 201620 hrs ago

Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)

The lyrics of the song “Danny Boy” were written by an English lawyer Frederic Weatherly in 1910. The melody or tune, however, existed centuries before...
826250Oct 2016Oct 2016Jan 12

Tribute To Karen

Karen Carpenter has been called one of the best female vocalists of the 20th Century by a number of influential publications as diverse as Rolling Sto...
749270Sep 2016Sep 2016Jan 11

The Privatization of Water

The Privatization of Water: Nestlé Denies that Water is a Fundamental Human Right The current Chairman and former CEO of Nestlé, the large...
595100Aug 2016Sep 2016Jan 15

Frequency Dimensions, Multi-Universes, Paranormal

(Recently, two interesting blogs were posted on ESP and After-Death experience. The following is from one of my previous blogs on those subjects. I pr...
743400Aug 2016Aug 20166 hrs ago

Brain Teasers 11

(1) What does a trampoline artiste and a nightclub worker have in common? (2) Where is kidnapping legal? (3) When does worth and price have...
893220Aug 2016Aug 2016Jan 14

Normality Is an Endangered Species: Psychiatric Fa

In posting this blog, I wish to state that I believe that there are genuine cases that need psychiatric intervention but in a lot of instances, what a...
64270Jul 2016Jul 2016Jan 14

Observation and Reality

If a tree falls in the forest and there is no one around, does it make a sound? You may qualify your answer in terms of interpretation, context, et...
619180Jul 2016Jul 2016Jan 15

Crazy World Of Skin Colour

Some dark-skinned people seek to lighten their skin colour By applying skin creams to make themselves fairer Most of those creams have some chemical...
1,58190Jan 2014Jun 2016Jan 4

The Other Side of the Muhammad Ali Story

June 3, 2016 marked the death of arguably the greatest and most beloved Black athlete in history: Muhammad Ali. No sport has exploited athletes, pa...
924240Jun 2016Jun 2016Jan 11

What Are Your Views On Parenting?

Some of you may be familiar with the story of the seven year old Japanese boy who survived for six nights in a forest in northern Japan after his pare...
896140Jun 2016Jun 2016Jan 10

Ferdinand Marcos: The world's biggest “thieving po

"In the early hours of a February morning in 1986, Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos flew into exile. After 21 years as president of the Philippines, Marcos...
712150May 2016Jun 2016Jan 16

Alcoholism!

Based on information in the blogs, I gather that several persons here on CS partake of wine, beer, and/or some other form of alcohol. An alcoholi...
1,194410Mar 2016Mar 2016Jan 15

Women better off without bras

Women better off without bras: French study Published: 11 Apr 2013 09:00 GMT+02:00 Women should forget everything they've been told about bras. Ac...
1,054220Mar 2016Mar 2016Jan 10

The Medicalisation of Normality

"Mislabeling everyday problems as mental illness has shocking implications for individuals and society: stigmatising a healthy person as mentally ill...
1,168170Feb 2016Feb 2016Jan 16

Multitasking: Men vs Women

Who's better at multitasking? Men or women? Does it depend on the type of tasks involved? If so, who is better at what? What is your experienc...
898330Feb 2016Feb 2016Jan 15

The truth about Muslims in America

The truth about Muslims in America is perhaps surprising -- but not in the way Trump and his supporters might think. A look at polls and studies co...
1,336490Jan 2016Feb 2016Jan 13

Atheists are the most generous

Atheists are the most generous—even without heavenly reward! Who gives the most to charitable causes? Those who believe in gods or those who don’...
1,226500Jan 2016Jan 2016Jan 14

Spiritual but not Religious, and Atheist

What does it mean to be Spiritual but not Religious, as several persons here on CS claim they are? What is an Atheist? What does the term “God”...
730330Jan 2016Jan 2016Jan 16

Muslims in America

What have Muslims ever done for America? If your sole source of information were Donald Trump, you’d think that the answer was not much – apart from m...
2,069600Dec 2015Jan 2016Jan 15

America Created Al-Qaeda and the ISIS Terror Group

Much like Al Qaeda, the Islamic State (ISIS) is made-in-the-USA, an instrument of terror designed to divide and conquer the oil-rich Middle East and t...
1,051260Nov 2015Dec 2015Jan 6

Media Call Out Donald Trump's Plan To Ban Muslims

Media Call Out Donald Trump's Plan To Ban Muslims From The US For Playing Into The Hands Of ISIS Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Co...
775270Dec 2015Dec 2015Jan 14

Women and Witchcraft

In the earliest European societies, dating back prior to four thousand B.C.E., people were grouped into tribes. Life was organized around survival. A...
1,238140Dec 2015Dec 20159 hrs ago

Gods and Goddesses

In early civilizations, human survival depended on a regular food supply from plant and animal sources. These, in turn, depended on the goodness of Na...
821190Dec 2015Dec 2015Jan 8

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