The Jerk Synopsis

Do you recall the 1979 movie The Jerk starring Steve Martin? In the opening scenes he 100% is convinced that he is a negro. Why does he believe it? Not because he was a child although much of the movie he behaved like a child (he was unlearned of life’s experiences). He believed it becauseContinue reading “The Jerk Synopsis”

Baal

“Hay is for horses, straw is for cows, Milk is for babies that cry out loud.” – The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren, 1959 The above idiom is familiar but it has various different endings. In fact, Jonathan Swift’s version includes pigs and sows. Animals don’t create objects of desire. Rather they eat their ownContinue reading “Baal”

Herstory

Have you ever stopped to think why it’s history rather than herstory? After reading quite an astonishing history of House of Egibi, I learned much of what we know and do is not based on what actually happened. We’ve been lied to by governments, churches and rich societies. They’ve lied and continued to lie becauseContinue reading “Herstory”

Religious Experience

“…the human mind creates for itself more or less analogous beings on whose wills and actions these fearful happenings depend.” – Albert Einstein Here’s a question for all you religious people who lack critical thinking but rather rely upon “faith” which is a man-made phenomenon comparable to “time” is also man-made. When and if JesusContinue reading “Religious Experience”

Simile

a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid Philosophy is to Physics as Religions are to The Mind Philosophers asked questions in an attempt to solve life’s mysteries. Physics arrived to solve those mysteries. Religions give absolutesContinue reading “Simile”

Taking a Break

“The golden rule is to test everything in the light of reason and experience, no matter from whom it comes.” – Mahatma Gandhi Had I not had a recent few interactions with my father, quite possibly, I might not have stumbled upon further knowledge that is requiring me to use my mind/brain. I’ve chosen toContinue reading “Taking a Break”