Monthly Archives: August 2010

Racism Hurts


Pychologist Elizabeth-Page Gould concludes from her research: “if the racist person then has to go through this every single day, the repeated stress can become a chronic problem, which places them at heightened risk for disease in later life.” [August … Continue reading

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On Hate


Hate is an important human emotion that needs to be analyzed and understood if we wish to avoid or eliminate it as a negative force in human life and society. Scholars and philosophers, psychologists and (evolutionary) biologists have discussed the … Continue reading

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On the success of religions


I was once asked: “In your opinion, theoretically for a religion to be most successful, what should be the right balance between standard versus innovation, as a religion evolves through out time?> My answer: “Much depends on what one means … Continue reading

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On Blending the Secular and the Sacred


It is important to blended the non-religious with the religious, the secular with the sacred, and be persuaded to a loftier humanistic view of the world and experience. But there still are the constraints of language, the narrowness of dictionary … Continue reading

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On Time


There are at least three aspects of time: experiential, conceptual, and physical. Experiential time may drift ever so slowly (often for the young, who are impatient for adulthood) or flee all too fast (especially as one approaches the precipitous terminal … Continue reading

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20. Crime and Punihsment


1.         Pity the man who once had fame; Which, having lost, now lives in shame [1]. 2.        Punishment follows not always the crime; Save when one is caught in time [2]. 3.         Religions say that somehow We’ll pay for the … Continue reading

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