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Covid 19 and religion

Humans have adhered to religious beliefs for thousands of years. Many belief systems fly in the face of advice for self and other protection against the current contagious virus. Here we have an example in the news this month: Israeli … Continue reading

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Christopher Columbus Statues 

This image taken 2019. A long running sore. Now many voices call for such symbols to no longer affront the daily lives of those whose ancestors helped build America (and previous empires of the world) with their suffering. Now statues … Continue reading

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The Sacred Condor

The magnificent Condor is a familiar and respected scavenger bird which flies over the Americas. Condors are part of the family Cathartidae which contains the New World vultures. The Andean Condor‭ (‬Vultur gryphus‭)‬,‭ ‬is thought to possibly be the most … Continue reading

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Romans left us with Christianity in a Savage Britain

When the Romans left England in 410 AD the population had no understanding of how to govern, feed themselves or protect each other.   420 – Pelagian heresy outlawed in Rome (418) but, in Britain, supposedly enjoys much support from … Continue reading

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Debt as a Driving Force

Philip IV of France (born in Fontainebleau in 1268, the second son of Philip III. His mother (Isabella of Aragon) died when he was three and his stepmother, Marie de Brabant, allegedly preferred her own children to Philip and his … Continue reading

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Human Vulnerability

There have been three major outbreaks of plague. The Plague of Justinian in the 6th and 7th centuries is the first known attack on record, and marks the first firmly recorded pattern of bubonic plague. From historical descriptions, as much … Continue reading

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Trade and Destruction

Trade is all we seem to think about nowadays, and securing trade so that people can go about their lives without fear of starving is a major activity.  Thus, when today we see Qatar blockaded, we see how quickly people … Continue reading

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Coveted Gold

The motivation of humans to control others, destroy those who stand in their way, seems to spring from coveting that which belongs to others. I have researched the hunger for gold prior to the desire of Columbus to set sail … Continue reading

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Margaret, ‘Pearl of Scotland’

I struggle with pyramid style societies. As Lenny Bruce once quipped,”If the Venusians aren’t scufflers we’re screwed.” Placing each other in hierarchies; identifying ourselves along a line from bottom to top; forming friendships, alliances with those ‘at our level’ – … Continue reading

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