Monthly Archives: April 2017

Shaman US

/ Reading Notes / Wright, Robert: The Evolution of God (Understand: Shame on US is a domain I registered 27 or so years ago.) People pay the shaman to caste evil spirits from their sick child. People do the same … Continue reading

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Five Spirits

/ Cosmology / Anthropology, Religion / From Robert Wright, Evolution of God Linguist Albert Samuel Gatschet┬ástudied the┬áKlamath language and culture. He identified five types of supernatural spirits. They apparently fill the quorum for gods, etc. Gatschet’s writings on the Klamath … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

/ Chat / Seasonal / Happy Easter! I loved Easter as a kid. The forsythia was in bloom! Broke as we were, Mom tried to get us new clothes. I loved the choir singing the Hallelujah Chorus. I was in … Continue reading

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Resurrection Blues

Cosmology / Religion / God / The gospels tell how on the third day Jesus rose again from the dead. The gospels further tell how Jesus appeared before his disciples. Even seeing his master Thomas doubted: and had to poke … Continue reading

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Aging Scrapbook

/ Stories / By Age / ’70s / Traffic I’ve been riding my bike nearly every day for a bit now, three miles, five miles … I’m embarrassed to report a mistake I just made: I was pedalling home through … Continue reading

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Truth versus Fact

/ Thinking Tools / Truth A TV viewer emailed an accusation: Texi Thompson, winning the major, had hit her ball from an incorrect position. The officials assessed her four stroked in penalties. Tumple, tumble out of the lead. Back in … Continue reading

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Fashion Puritan

/ Deschooling / Rants / Steven Johnson’s Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World just gave me an insight into why the world of the last five decades has refused to acknowledge my FLEX: my offered internet of 1970. FLEX … Continue reading

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