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christopher-cudworth's picture
In the PBS documentary The War about World War II, the narrator cites a statistic about the effects of war on the human mind. In paraphrase: “The military discovered that soldiers could sustain 240 days of combat before suffering severe emotional trauma. Of course, before most soldiers reached that...
christopher-cudworth's picture
sen·ti·ment Def #1: a view of or attitude toward a situation or event; an opinion.  Def #2: a feeling or emotion. I used to be quite the sentimental person. One doesn’t know exactly why certain sentiments build up in the psyche, but they do. Embracing these sentiments defines your life. Or it’...
christopher-cudworth's picture
The baboon exhibit at the suburban zoo near our home consists of a large mound of rocks surrounded by a mix of trees both dead and alive. The trees are assembled at angles so that the baboons can run and climb their lengths for a better view of their surroundings.  Being a social crew, the...
bob-david-calhoun's picture
I may have found the most twisted piece of conservative propaganda print matter out there. I know this is saying a lot with those Nancy Pelosi hunting licenses and the targets with Al Gore’s face in them that you can get at gun shows, but some Tea Party hobbits went and published this 55-page...
steven-belanger's picture
photo: First edition cover, from its Wikipedia page   So this is the first adult book I ever read, when I was 7.  Which possibly explains a lot.  When I finished reading this, I thought, "I can do this!  I can do BETTER than this."  (See my profile for more on this.)...
wync-yarber's picture
Ok  . . . enough already with the “Sarah Palin may run for President” nonsense.  She is NOT running. Even she knows that her negatives outweigh her positives.  Sarah Palin is not giving up her lucrative job at Fox News, where all she has to do is spout talking points and criticize the very media...
michael-anthony's picture
 With everything that's happening in politics right now; democrats and republicans fighing; and blue grass movements from the conservaties and liberals; the latest blog post is about: "Why Group Movements In Politics Are So Important."         Blog Entry: Why Group...
carol-i-hoenig's picture
I invite you to read my review of BJ Rosenfeld’s “The Chameleon in the Closet”: titled A Mother’s Love Versus Her Sons’ Religious Demands: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carol-hoenig/a-mothers-love-versus-her_b_772859.html
kate-clinton's picture
On the same day marking Mother Teresa's 100th birthday, news broke that the former chairman of the Republican National Committee, Ken Mehlman is gay.  Much to the chagrin of William Donohue, head of the Catholic League for Civil and Religious Rights, the Empire State Building was not bathed in...
richard-milner's picture
(Here's the beginning of an opinion piece I wrote that AOL News posted last week. You can read the rest here.) "First they came for Darwin and I did not speak out, then they came for Jefferson and I did not speak out, and then they came for me." When German cleric Martin Niemoller (1892...