Tag Archives: Nature

Saving Easter

No, no ‘passover lamb’ was pardoned, nor were any eggs picked or left undisturbed. A life was brought back from certain death: my daughter saved a fledgling, not by accident, by precautions she took against such eventuality. How did this … Continue reading

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My One Conversation With God

Did I ever tell you about my one (and only) conversation with God? No? I think you’ll enjoy it… so here goes. On a fun exploration adventure with a good undergraduate college friend, AGS for short, we visited a gorge … Continue reading

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Humans and Animals: A Differences Debate

A good friend and philosopher chatted me up some time ago. He was working on a theory of an essential difference between humans and animals. I don’t know¬†if I helped him! You be the judge. Here it is: Feb 5 … Continue reading

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Birdie’s Life and Death

    I opened my eyes to my almost-teen daughter by my bedside early yesterday morning. “What are you doing here this early?” croaked the frog in my throat. “Have to show you something!” “Lemme put something on,” said I. … Continue reading

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An Early Spring

Spring is decidedly early this year. What with record-breaking temperatures, 15 degrees and more above normal for more than half of February, my trees are rather confused. I’m not complaining. A pleasure to see wintry branches break out in glorious … Continue reading

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Empathy, Compassion, and Morality Need No God

A controversial topic for an essay. Call it Flash Philosophy, if you like. The naughty connotation of ‘flash’ lends some controversy, while this blog post surely qualifies as a brief (therefore, ‘flash’) foray into social philosophy. But seriously, it has … Continue reading

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Reincarnation: Truth, or an Addiction?

Someone talked about ‘reincarnation,’ or a desire for reincarnation in some cultures, as an addiction. Here is a response… Perhaps only in part, for this – reincarnation – is a subject where the answer is most definitely “It depends!” – … Continue reading

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