“Two insights about RHS” by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.

1)  What I learned from watching TV:  Heard this female therapist in the BBC series Sherlock say that when remembering something, it’s not just the mind that remembers, but the body as well. 2)  I was thinking about the term “straw man” while walking yesterday.  See definition below: straw man ˌstrô ˈman/ noun: straw man … Continue reading “Two insights about RHS” by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.

Two slits and one hell of a quantum conundrum (from Michael Kelly)

Below this message is a review ofm a book, from the journal Nature, about the still-unresolved double-slit experiment. By ‘unresolved’ I mean having a satisfying sense of why this happens the way it does. Although we can describe the effects of the experiments, as described in the review, as showing that quantum particles also have wave … Continue reading Two slits and one hell of a quantum conundrum (from Michael Kelly)

“The Two Friends Who Changed How We Think About How We Think” by Cass R. Sunstein and Richard Thaler

December 7, 2016 (NewYorker.com) The book “The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds,” by Michael Lewis, tells the story of the psychologists Amos Tversky, left, and Daniel Kahneman, right. Photograph Courtesy Barbara Tversky In 2003, we reviewed “Moneyball,” Michael Lewis’s book about Billy Beane and the Oakland A’s. The book, we noted, had become … Continue reading “The Two Friends Who Changed How We Think About How We Think” by Cass R. Sunstein and Richard Thaler

“Scientists Have Recorded the Sound of Two Black Holes Colliding, and You Can Hear It Too” by Philip Perry (bigthink.com)

Two black holes swirling around one another. LIGO/Caltech/MIT/Sonoma State (Aurore Simonnet).   June 8, 2017 Something happened 3 billion years1 ago that changed the makeup of our prodigious universe forever. Two enormous black holes collided, resulting in an intense explosion and forming a solitary object 49 times as massive as our sun. The explosion formed … Continue reading “Scientists Have Recorded the Sound of Two Black Holes Colliding, and You Can Hear It Too” by Philip Perry (bigthink.com)

A Calendar of Archetypal Influences

Happy, 11th Hour News!  A new support/study group for the 12 months, 90 min. meeting series online for “A Calendar of Archetypal Influences” is scheduled to begin Monday, November 25, 2019.  This date may have a little flexibility. Time TBA.   Details about “A Calendar of Archetypal Influences” at www.archetypalinsights.com – desktop view only. Whether you are new to astrology or … Continue reading A Calendar of Archetypal Influences

Taking Ayahuasca When You’re a Senior Citizen

Some older adults are dabbling in this powerful psychedelic, which is mostly illegal in the United States. By Casey Schwartz Published Oct. 19, 2019 (NYTimes.com) At 74, the venture capitalist George Sarlo might not have seemed an obvious candidate for an ayahuasca experience. Mr. Sarlo, a Hungarian Jewish immigrant who arrived in the United States in 1956, has had … Continue reading Taking Ayahuasca When You’re a Senior Citizen

The Great Czech Playwright Turned Dissident Turned President Václav Havel on Hope

By Maria Popova (brainpickings.org) “Mankind is challenged, as it has never been challenged before, to prove its maturity and its mastery — not of nature, but of itself,” Rachel Carson exhorted the young in her final farewell to the world. “Therein lies our hope and our destiny,” she told the next generation, two generations before Rebecca … Continue reading The Great Czech Playwright Turned Dissident Turned President Václav Havel on Hope

The Great Transformation Beyond (Capitalism)

Why the Globe’s Biggest Ratio Needs to Flip if We Want a Planet, Life on It, a Civilization, and Democracy Across it umair haque Follow Sep 19 · (Medium.com) Almost a century ago, a book was published that everyone should have read — but unfortunately most people, especially Americans, haven’t. The Great Transformation by Karl Polanyi. Now, … Continue reading The Great Transformation Beyond (Capitalism)