Category Archives: symbolism

Question: Can Neuroscience Inform Everyday Life? The “Translation Problem” – Neuroskeptic

A new paper asks why neuroscience hasn’t had more “impact on our daily lives.” The article, Neuroscience and everyday life: facing the translation problem, comes from Dutch researchers Jolien C. Francken and Marc Slors. It’s a thought-provoking piece, but it … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows – Chapter 2 – Maria’s Walk

Chapter 2 But one day, things changed. Their maid, Maria, arrived in the morning at her regular time to clean their condo. After waxing the black-and-white tile dining room floor, dusting the glass shelves and tabletops, rearranging cushions on the … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows – Chapter 1.3 – The View from their Window

Chapter 1 – Continued They lacked for nothing, and they indulged every whim with matter-of-fact entitlement. If Christina saw a piece of jewelry she liked, she bought it. If Paul found a designer suit that struck his fancy, he purchased … Continue reading

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You say you want a revolution? Think about your long game

I’m working my way through posting excerpts of Strange Bedfellows on this site. The book seems even more apropos now, than ever before, so I’m working my way through it. I hope people will come to understand the underlying message … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows – Chapter 1.2 – Christina

Chapter I – continued Christina was dark, as well, with long, luxurious tresses that fell over her strong shoulders, almost to her full hips. Her sense of style was less conservative than her husband’s, favoring bright colors and prints, but … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows – Chapter 1 – Paul

Chapter I One night I had a dream… I dreamed of a young husband and wife in their mid-30’s who were privileged upper-class professionals, approaching the high points of their careers. Paul and Christina were beautiful young hopefuls, maturing into … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows – Chapter 1 – Part 1

This post (renamed to something that actually makes sense) has moved here.

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Strange Bedfellows – A tale for times of change

In honor of this latest election cycle, and the ostensible results therefrom, I’m going to be re-posting my book Strange Bedfellows in serial format. Excerpts will appear on a regular basis, together with some discussion of what’s really happening behind … Continue reading

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The Voice of Night – Rise of the Nazis

I dreamed I lived in a small city in mid-1930s Germany, and the Nazi party was on the rise. Inflation was high, as was unemployment, and all around people were becoming more and more uncertain about their futures. I was … Continue reading

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The Voice of Night – Return to Power

I dreamed that some leaders in the women’s community where I lived wanted to form a women’s protection network, consisting of some of the most prominent members of their group. Women were being attacked almost nightly in the area, and … Continue reading

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