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INDUCING RELAXATION? January 8, 2014

Posted by wmmbb in Life Experience, Miscellaneous.
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My first response is denial or skepticism. The claims cannot possibly be true. Then again, how would I know? If these claims were true, it might be helpful. It is easy to be dismissive. To ignore evidence.The only thing to do is to try it.
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THE DEATH OF TROY DAVIS September 23, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in Human Rights, Humankind/Planet Earth, Life Experience, US Politics.
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There are a number of obvious problems surrounding the execution by lethal injection in a Georgia prison of Troy Davis.
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FAMILY AFFAIRS August 29, 2010

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After taking the dogs out this afternoon, I went to see my neighbour and friend. As you do,when I arrived I could tell something was wrong.
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93, NOT OUT March 18, 2010

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My neighbour is 93 years old today.
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TRUTH AND VALUES March 14, 2010

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I had occasion last week to reflect on the joke that a camel is a horse designed by a committee.
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WHEN THE MONEY RUNS OUT? March 2, 2010

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Well, I suppose the metaphorical bucket still has water, but it seems to be pouring out at an increasing rate.
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HOSPITAL CARE(LESSNESS) February 16, 2010

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Hospitals are community institutions and are not without their problems, from management to costs and mistakes.
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HOWARD ZINN January 29, 2010

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I reacted to the news of the death of Howard Zinn, the American historian.
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FACEBOOK January 17, 2010

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It is not that I have friends, but I do have a family, and in turn my sister and brother have families, and now it seems I am connected to them, which is no small feat since I live in New South Wales, and they live in New Zealand and Western Australia.
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VISITING INTENSIVE CARE January 12, 2010

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Susan is laid up in the Intensive Care Unit in hospital.
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COSMIC CONNECTIONS December 22, 2009

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Who knows what consciousness is? But without consciousness how could we experience anything, let alone seek to bind back into the cosmos, the stuff from which we were formed, to echo Carl Sargan.
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ABSENCE December 16, 2009

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I don’t like to talk about myself, but since I have been confined away for a few days, I will.
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EDEMA AND KIDNEY DISEASE December 6, 2009

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Let me suppose that the personal is the political, or that humans are innately social animals.
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STREET SCENES November 27, 2009

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For some time this morning I sat on the kerb and took some photos. Unless you sit for a moment, I find, the scene is often not appreciated.
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ABOVE MY HEAD November 3, 2009

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Have to say, I am somewhat grounded, risk averse person, which is perhaps wise given the sometimes precarious ladder-experiences I have been prone to.
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INFUSIONS OF DIFFERENT CONTENT October 30, 2009

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Following doctor’s orders can take a person to places that they did not know exist and be subjected to experiences and reflections not anticipated.
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KIDNEY DISEASE AND PREDNISONE August 26, 2009

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My kidney disease, glomerulonephritis¬†(MPGN Type I), has progressively become worse¬†since December 2006. (more…)

MAD AS HELL August 5, 2009

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A lack of anger can be a moral fault in the face of craven self interest. Sometimes life, if indeed television qualifies, imitates the movies, or in this instance on particular movie, Network, starring Peter Finch.
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AN EPISTEMOLOGY April 12, 2009

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How do we know anything? What is the evidence that we are knowing beings?
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THE MATERIALS ECONOMY April 1, 2009

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Annie Leonard says, “You cannot run an linear system on a finite world indefinitely”.
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