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Feminism

Feminism is a range of social movements, political movements, and ideologies that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve the political...
488420May 28Jun 214 hrs ago

We celebrated Michael Phelps’s genetic differences. Why punish Caster Semenya for hers?

"For about a decade — a time that Olympic historians may someday classify as “the Michael Phelps era” — I’ve been reading about the unique genetic ble...
247210May 3May 30Jul 22

"Becoming The Flower"

Recently. I posted a series of blogs on the topic: "What Is Reality?". It was a particular experience that I had, which I have attempted to describe...
237250Feb 24Feb 28Jul 17

Christian Terrorism - Victims of the Christian Faith

Mission Emperor Karl (Charlemagne) in 782 had 4500 Saxons, unwilling to convert to Christianity, beheaded. Peasants of Steding (Germany)...
344271Feb 3Feb 52 hrs ago

What is Reality? – Part5 (Conclusion) - Other Perspectives of Reality

It is difficult for an open-minded person, especially if he/she has a scientific background to deny that the various issues of the socially-accepted c...
19070Feb 1Feb 3Jul 16

What is Reality? - Part4 (Self Understanding and Reality)

Perhaps the most delicate and certainly the most important area of which the individual seeks an understanding to some extent, which may vary from per...
268120Jan 27Feb 1Jul 22

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...
821520Jan 6Feb 1Jul 21

What is Reality? – Part3 (Logic and Physical Sense Experience)

A closer examination of the various aspects of socially-accepted concepts of sense-experience reality mentioned previously reveals the presence of two...
367310Jan 20Jan 25Jul 20

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...
258220Jan 16Jan 189 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...
1,217650Nov 2018Dec 26Jul 22

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:
449252Oct 2018Dec 18Jul 15

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...
433350Nov 2018Nov 201815 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...
301120Aug 2018Aug 2018Jul 13

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...
648360Jun 2018Jun 201810 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...
403340Jun 2018Jun 2018Jul 21

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...
611400May 2018May 2018Jul 18

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...
899420Apr 2018May 201816 hrs ago

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...
664400Apr 2018Apr 201810 hrs ago

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...
561321Mar 2018Mar 2018Jul 21

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...
745420Mar 2018Mar 20184 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...
547190Aug 2017Aug 2017Jul 22

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...
528201Jul 2017Jul 2017Jul 12

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...
669230Jun 2017Jul 2017Jul 22

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...
318100Mar 2017Apr 201721 hrs ago

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...
472110Aug 2015Mar 2017Jul 8

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...
606180Oct 2016Oct 2016Jul 21

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...
919250Oct 2016Oct 20164 hrs ago

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...
801270Sep 2016Sep 2016Jul 21

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...
639100Aug 2016Sep 2016Jul 17

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...
808400Aug 2016Aug 2016Jul 17

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...
933220Aug 2016Aug 2016Jul 5

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...
70570Jul 2016Jul 201618 hrs ago

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...
668180Jul 2016Jul 2016Jul 18

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...
1,65990Jan 2014Jun 2016Jul 22

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...
997240Jun 2016Jun 2016Jul 16

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...
948140Jun 2016Jun 2016Jul 17

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...
763150May 2016Jun 20161 hrs ago

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...
1,274410Mar 2016Mar 2016Jul 17

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...
1,109220Mar 2016Mar 2016Jul 21

The Medicalisation of Normality

"Mislabeling everyday problems as mental illness has shocking implications for individuals and society: stigmatising a healthy person as mentally ill...
1,216170Feb 2016Feb 201611 hrs ago

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...
954330Feb 2016Feb 20168 hrs ago

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...
1,420490Jan 2016Feb 2016Jul 23

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