Monthly Archives: July 2012

Abnormal and Dysfunctional

Abnormal and Dysfunctional are two words that really should be stricken from our vocabulary. We should really think of the states or conditions as rather: “other normal” and “differently functional“. To assume something other than your own abilities is somehow … Continue reading

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M… Moral Compass

Well all know that well-adjusted social beings possess “a good moral compass”, that mechanism within us that keeps us on the “true course”. BS of course, just another “better than thou” justification we use to console ourselves. For example, we … Continue reading

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Even More Entertaining…

It is interesting that Hollywood has a template in mind for its productions. Anything that falls outside that template is termed too risky. And major motion picture studios are all about the safe bets. We have probably all heard about … Continue reading

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And That’s Entertainment

Every year the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences gathers to honor the best of the best in the past year. Awards are given for outstanding developments, achievements, and portrayals by their members. And yet how many times have … Continue reading

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No News is…

News organizations keep us abreast of what is going on in the world – at least they claim that is what they are doing. But “yellow journalism” and “sensationalism” live on. They always concentrate on what is going on that … Continue reading

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Getting a Second Opinion

Most people have heard this term and have understood it to mean ‘go to another doctor and get his opinion’. And many times, we hear of the miraculous stories that have turned out so well by that second opinion. However, … Continue reading

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Birthing

I had an old book at one time, published in 1840 called “Midwifery”. Being a student of history, I was anxious to better understand how children were brought into the world in the age old “natural” style. Whew! It was … Continue reading

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