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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...
136120Aug 1Aug 5Aug 18

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...
490360Jun 21Jun 25Aug 18

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...
246340Jun 9Jun 117 hrs ago

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...
421400May 14May 202 hrs ago

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...
606420Apr 10May 31 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...
513400Apr 1Apr 1014 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...
361321Mar 21Mar 25Aug 19

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...
492420Mar 3Mar 619 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...
423190Aug 2017Aug 20173 hrs ago

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...
418201Jul 2017Jul 2017Aug 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...
522230Jun 2017Jul 20172 hrs ago

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...
229100Mar 2017Apr 2017Aug 16

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...
389110Aug 2015Mar 2017Aug 6

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...
499180Oct 2016Oct 20165 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...
686250Oct 2016Oct 20163 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...
676270Sep 2016Sep 2016Aug 19

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...
531100Aug 2016Sep 2016Aug 19

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...
659400Aug 2016Aug 2016Aug 12

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...
838220Aug 2016Aug 201622 hrs ago

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...
58270Jul 2016Jul 2016Aug 18

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...
560180Jul 2016Jul 20168 hrs ago

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...
1,54890Jan 2014Jun 2016Aug 17

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...
859240Jun 2016Jun 201623 hrs ago

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...
841140Jun 2016Jun 2016Aug 16

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...
662150May 2016Jun 2016Aug 17

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...
1,108410Mar 2016Mar 201621 hrs ago

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...
990220Mar 2016Mar 20162 hrs ago

The Medicalisation of Normality

"Mislabeling everyday problems as mental illness has shocking implications for individuals and society: stigmatising a healthy person as mentally ill...
1,113170Feb 2016Feb 20162 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...
838330Feb 2016Feb 20163 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...
1,269490Jan 2016Feb 20163 hrs ago

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’...
1,156500Jan 2016Jan 20166 hrs ago

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”...
682330Jan 2016Jan 2016Jul 28

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...
1,993600Dec 2015Jan 2016Aug 19

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...
1,014260Nov 2015Dec 2015Aug 11

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...
747270Dec 2015Dec 2015Aug 19

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...
1,108140Dec 2015Dec 2015Aug 15

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...
802190Dec 2015Dec 2015Aug 17

Depression Drug Medical Fraud

Vast Majority Prescribed Dangerous Mind-altering Drugs Don’t Even Have Depression. A recent study indicates that more than two-thirds of people who...
53790Nov 2015Nov 2015Aug 19

The Nightmare of Sleep Paralysis

It’s known as “Ghost Depression” in China, “Kanashibari” in Japan, meaning to be bound or fastened by metal strips, and “Karabasan” or ‘The Dark Press...
580100Nov 2015Nov 2015Aug 10

Childhood and Religion

I suppose that in growing up as children, most of us were exposed to, and influenced by the basic teachings of some religion, most likely that of our...
499160Nov 2015Nov 2015Aug 6

Astral Travel

Some persons claim that they experience “astral travel”, usually through the practice of some form of meditation. However, what does the term “astral...
855330Oct 2015Oct 201521 hrs ago

A New Muslim Renaissance is Here

American Muslims are becoming thought, cultural leaders and reviving perspectives on religious inclusion History is witness to a time past when the...
1,000510Oct 2015Oct 201512 hrs ago

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