Monthly Archives: March 2019

posticon Immortality: Hoax or Victory over Death?

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Immortality lies not in the things you leave behind, but in the people your life has touched. ~ Anonymous

The quest for immortality is as old as humanity itself. The methods humans have explored to see if they can live forever are countless.

What’s the meaning of it all? Would you want to live forever? Would you want to live forever in a physical body, or some variation of one?

An article I read recently in The Guardian talked about some Silicon Valley folks, obviously with a lot of money, searching for the magic key to immortality.Read more

posticon A Little-Known Fact about Reality

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Perception is a mirror, not a fact. ~ Lesson 304, A Course in Miracles

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This morning, I came across what some would consider a revolutionary article. It suggested reality is not objective. The article was based on a new quantum physics experiment, reported in MIT Technology Review.

Among other things, the article said, “…under the right conditions, two people can observe the same event, see two different things happen, and both be correct. (Emphasis is mine.)

What many might consider revolutionary is the idea both people can be correct.Read more

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posticon Secret Courage: A True Story

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People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. ~ Herman Hesse, German poet and novelist

We’ve told this story before, many years ago. But it’s worth revisiting, especially in the context of today’s world, where courage, secret or not, seems so rare.

When we were kids, my brother, cousins, and I loved to roam through the forests and fields, hills and valleys of our rural home area.

Back in those long-ago days, it was perfectly safe. Except for one dense, bleak wooded area.Read more