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Empathy, Sympathy, and Accountability: The Drawbridge Story

Responsibility and Accountability In the next class, after the usual roll call and payments, Sid said he wanted to talk about responsibility. He took an example, that of a Baron and Baroness, with the Baroness involved in a clandestine love … Continue reading

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Emotions, State Intervention, and Cultural Differences

An excerpt from “Humbling and Humility,” and related scientific research on emotions: My intake counselor was personable enough. He asked me to describe the series of events which led me to this private establishment that employed him. Uncomfortable over answering … Continue reading

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Social engineering by the State

An excerpt from “Humbling and Humility“ I characterized the state’s actions as vigilante in nature, of how they’d called in, came in unsolicited into my home, and how they deemed me, on the spot, to be the criminal to be … Continue reading

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Musings on the energy-mass-speedoflight equation, and its circular definition

I have always been fascinated by the famous equation, E=mc2, relating energy, mass, and the speed of light, that Albert Einstein gifted from his insight. Some of his peers criticized it as a circular derivation when he published it in … Continue reading

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On Consciousness, and Artificial Intelligence

Far too many search for simplistic, sequential, highly inadequate answers to phenomena such as consciousness, understanding, even perception. A habit cultivated by too much abstraction, practiced in languages, and symbolic representations of all forms, perhaps! Some, for instance, are so … Continue reading

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A Humble Gift From An Author

Humbling and Humility, a complex novel about contemporary Indian American lives, struggles, and culture, is made available free of cost this week at Smashwords as a year-end gift dedicated to all readers. You may need to create a user account … Continue reading

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A Mother Protecting her Little Ones

Excerpt from “Small Measures of Peace” of Humbling and Humility I learned so much from Lucy, the feral cat mother, who adopted us and our home. I learned from her, and her alone, that in Wariduna’s dry air, bedeviled by … Continue reading

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