Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Neuroscience discovers a condition in the brain that produces religious visions and thoughts in the victim. Like Scrooge's bad piece of gruel, we may be able to explain away visions of Holy people as merely dysfunction in an area of the brain.
Listening to Depak Chopra discuss hope, I was shocked when he said it is not an emotion he feels is necessary. The World is going to remain in turmoil for its entire existence, and he does not bemoan this fact. It is as it will be and should be. Is that transcendentalism?
Joe was an authentic American Hero who joined the Army during World War Two. Being a patriot he donated $2 million of his fight purses to the war effort. Because Joe did not pay taxes on that money he donated at the time he earned it, the American Tax Man decided to collect back taxes. Joe died broke and they hounded him to his very grave.
Does this mean Wall Street Insiders will experience similarly determined prosecution?
This is maybe the world's tallest man and his friend who custom made this bicycle. The tall man is very gentle and wishes to live a quiet and private life. He has a tumor on his pituitary gland or some freak thing. He lives with his mother and is unable to work. He trained as a veterinarian. Life can dish out some real challenges.