Here are my answers for Melanie’s weekly Share Your World challenge. Questions: Are we “here” or do we just think we are? (A metaphysical question today folks.) Can you prove your point of view?I think we are here and our existence on this tiny blue dot of a planet in the solar system is real. […]Read More SYW: To Be or Not to Be: Is That the Question?
I love Mondays when Melanie issues a new Share Your World! Questions: Must we have evidence to know the truth?Yes. However, people have different ideas of what constitutes evidence. For example, if someone commits a crime and goes to trial, it is up to the jury to examine the evidence presented in order to assess […]Read More SYW: Evidence vs. Belief, Happiness vs. Sadness, and Gravity
Every week, Fandango poses a “provocative question” (a question to make you think, but supposedly non-controversial). This week’s question is: You’ve heard of extra sensory perception, right? You know, ESP. There are three forms of ESP. Telepathy — the transfer of information from one person to another without the use of sensory communication. Clairvoyance — […]Read More FPQ: You Just Know
Review written on Jan. 24, 2018 in my personal journal; now posting for reading challenge When Have You Read 2018. Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan Non-fiction Rating: 4 stars Finished Reading: January 24, 2018 Zealot, by Reza Aslan, is the author’s quest to find the historical Jesus (as […]Read More Book Review: “Zealot: The Life & Times of Jesus of Nazareth” by Reza Aslan
January 20, 2018 I’m always amazed at the cleverness of the signs at protest rallies and marches. I went to the Women’s March in Chicago again this year with my husband, and we met up with some friends from the western suburbs. I had planned to make a sign this year but due to circumstances […]Read More Women’s March Chicago 2018