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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...
311400May 14May 2018 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...
489420Apr 10May 32 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...
411400Apr 1Apr 1058 mins 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...
304321Mar 21Mar 25May 23

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...
407420Mar 3Mar 6May 24

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...
393190Aug 2017Aug 201716 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...
393201Jul 2017Jul 2017May 23

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...
472230Jun 2017Jul 201721 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...
199100Mar 2017Apr 2017May 23

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...
376110Aug 2015Mar 2017May 15

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...
464180Oct 2016Oct 2016May 22

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...
635250Oct 2016Oct 2016May 21

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...
632270Sep 2016Sep 2016May 23

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...
499100Aug 2016Sep 2016May 23

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...
624400Aug 2016Aug 201613 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...
804220Aug 2016Aug 2016May 21

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...
55970Jul 2016Jul 2016May 22

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...
531180Jul 2016Jul 2016May 22

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...
1,52490Jan 2014Jun 2016May 19

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...
825240Jun 2016Jun 2016May 23

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...
806140Jun 2016Jun 2016May 22

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...
633150May 2016Jun 2016May 23

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...
1,069410Mar 2016Mar 2016May 23

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...
964220Mar 2016Mar 2016May 24

The Medicalisation of Normality

"Mislabeling everyday problems as mental illness has shocking implications for individuals and society: stigmatising a healthy person as mentally ill...
1,084170Feb 2016Feb 2016May 23

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...
814330Feb 2016Feb 2016May 24

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...
1,226490Jan 2016Feb 2016May 23

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’...
1,112500Jan 2016Jan 2016May 22

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”...
664330Jan 2016Jan 2016May 19

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...
1,926600Dec 2015Jan 2016May 22

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...
995260Nov 2015Dec 2015May 22

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...
727270Dec 2015Dec 2015May 21

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...
1,088140Dec 2015Dec 201516 mins 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...
788190Dec 2015Dec 2015May 22

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...
52490Nov 2015Nov 2015May 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...
562100Nov 2015Nov 2015May 19

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...
490160Nov 2015Nov 2015May 19

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...
834330Oct 2015Oct 2015May 19

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...
963510Oct 2015Oct 2015May 19

Why do women live longer than men?

All across the world, women enjoy longer lifespans. David Robson investigates the reasons why, and whether men can do anything about it. One early...
561160Oct 2015Oct 2015May 21

What is Thought?

In a recent blog, someone wrote: “The realm of consciousness is much vaster than thought can grasp”. I asked the question: “What i...
658420Sep 2015Oct 2015May 19

Break-up in Relationship and Divorce

Women are more likely than men to initiate divorces, but women and men are just as likely to end non-marital relationships, according to a new stud...
553180Sep 2015Sep 2015May 19

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