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BOOK REVIEW: Beyond Original Sin

Irish writer Diarmuid O”Murchu has kept up his a book-a-year publication pace with yet another new book, Beyond Original Sin: Recovering Humanity’s Creative Urge, in which he returns to his fundamental thesis that the patriarchy under which we have lived … Continue reading

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The Death and Life of The Great Lakes, a book review

Having lived on the shore of Lake Erie for 20 years, the new book by Dan Egan caught my interest. I was there when the Cuyahoga River caught fire and when the death of Lake Erie was pronounced. I vividly … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: In The Beginning Was The Spirit

In his most recent book, In The Beginning Was The Spirit, author Diarmuid O’Murchu again attempts to delve into spirituality through a multi-disciplinary analysis employing science, theology, psychology, anthropology, mythology, and the wisdom of first-nation ancestors. The Irish social scientist … Continue reading

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VAST UNIVERSE: a book review

With the development of higher resolution telescopes astronomers have been able to locate numerous planets which could be capable of sustaining life. Several websites are now available to learn what current thinking is on this subject. See SITE and NPR. Vast … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Flight Behavior

In Flight Behavior, a new novel by Barbara Kingsolver, the topic of climate change is explored in a fiction format which deniers of climate change claim is where it belongs. In Kingsolver’s story, the protagonist is a young mother of … Continue reading

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FOREST UNSEEN

Biologist and poet David Haskell has published a new book, The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Nature, in which he reflects on visits over a whole year to the same spot in a Tennessee forest to chronicle his observations. … Continue reading

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SCARCITY AND ABUNDANCE

In the days of gathering nuts and berries, humans knew nothing but scarcity. Some people still organize their lives around scarcity and spend their days trying to eke out a life. Most people who read this will be operating out … Continue reading

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