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The Recipe

Once upon a time, in a land not far from here, a family gathering took place. A banquet was laid out with all manner of food and drink. It was, as they say, a “pot luck” dinner, where everyone brought … Continue reading

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On Building Heaven on Earth

Busy! Busy! Busy! We are all so very busy building our own personal Heaven on Earth. But soon the hand of the Almighty reaches down from the clouds, pinches you by the scruff of the neck and lifts you away, … Continue reading

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A Fetus does not have a Soul

Now I lay me down to sleep I pray the Lord my soul to keep If I should die before I wake I pray the Lord my soul to take Amen A fetus does not have a soul. “soul” is … Continue reading

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EBOLA

A plague can do what reason cannot. When a deadly plague sweeps through the countryside it can kill ¼, ½, ¾’s or at times the entire population of villages, towns or even large cities. But some are passed over, others, … Continue reading

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Universal Health Care (Word Problems)

“I hate word problems!” – a phrase often heard expressing a child’s frustration in many an Elementary School math class. It wasn’t a personal bugaboo of mine however. In Word Problems you’d take a verbal proposition and convert it to … Continue reading

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Pharmacology – No Apology

As a student of history I have come to the conclusion that the main ingredient in all patent medicines is and always has been, bullshit.   I give you a logical statement: I have never met a doctor whose patients … Continue reading

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The Black Spot

“In war, truth is the first casualty.” – Aeschylus A helicopter had burned to the ground just off the maintenance pad. By the time I saw it there was hardly anything left to it. It wasn’t one of ours; at … Continue reading

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