Charles Clanton Rogers

Reflections based on poetry, music, visual art, book reviews, history of science, first-person history, philosophical essays and International Blogging

The best things in life are not free….they’re priceless! INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2016/03/03 Abstract: We are the Stewards of LIFE which is a complex organization of independent individuals. We obsessively need to be with others. We think we are separate, but we are one. We think of ourselves as individuals, but we are really just part of …

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INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING     2016/02/28 This is a foundation for being a life long student. http://www.bbc.com/earth/bespoke/story/20150123-earths-25-biggest-turning-points/index.html Please write a comment. Tell me tour geography. Let me have a Roll Call and I will display your flag on my next post. Charles Clanton Rogers  February 28. 2016

INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING  2016/02/15 “Nature … pushes systems toward disorder and chaos, not toward order and function.” (1) The irrepressible force of Life leaves no stone unturned in seeking ways to extend the invaluable larger Life of which we are the stewards. ccr Book: What is Life?, Addy Pross Even the most “active” of non-living molecules …

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“In Europe, near the end of the eighteenth century, the disease accounted for nearly 400,000 deaths each year, including five kings. Of those surviving, one-third were blinded. The worldwide death toll was staggering and continued well into the Twentieth Century, where mortality has been estimated at 300 to 500 million. This number vastly exceeds the combined …

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Marie Curie died six weeks after I was born in 1934. She was a discoverer of Radium. I used Radium to treat cancer patients.  Marie Curie died from excessive exposure to radiations which caused aplastic anemia. Many millions of  people around the World have benefited from her trailblazing science.     Marie Sklodowska Curie 1867 …

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  “The wall which divides the knowledgeable  from the uninformed has been constructed by those on the outside and the building blocks of this wall are opinions! Opinions separate the uninformed from the villages of knowledge.” Opinion versus truth: http://therogerspost.com/2016/02/03/opinion-truth/ You will not find any new information here.   (1) The vast majority of physicians and …

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Edith Wison, First Lady and [Acting President, October 1919 ~March 1921] ~High Blood Pressure and Stroke Incapacitates President Woodrow Wilson This post is the third of a series building to my first-person history of medicine and surgery in The Twentieth Century. These early, historical, posts are necessary to set a platform for comparison to the dramatic revolution occurring …

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In the 1800s Ignaz Semmelweis  determined that  maternal mortality from childbed fever was caused by doctors failure to wash their hands. [1] It is believed that Jane Seymour, the third wife of England’s King Henry VIII, died of puerperal fever two weeks after giving birth to Henry’s only surviving son the future Edward VI of England.  Maternal mortality …

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Primum non nocere In The USA, the  medical and surgical  care provided to a sitting president is the very best available. [2] My overall purpose in a series of posts is to illustrate and report on changes in American Medical care in the past 150 years (the last three percent of recorded history) I am anchoring …

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To find Truth, accept three ideas: “In order to be at peace with oneself and the world around them, an understanding of a Zen mind principles can be quite enlightening.” . … [In order to enter into to my World and to understand my mind, your point-of-view must assimilate these three ideas.] … “Master these …

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Apple Computer ~ 1976   [I was 42 y/o]   In December, I am republishing my top ten posts of 2015. Today’s post was published in June 2015 and was  very well received. … One of the benefits of being a senior citizen is to have an appreciation;  a sense of astonishment. A recognition of …

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  ‘Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!”  (OZ: “The Great and Powerful Wizard.”) By the completion of  Frank Baum’s  classic allegory parable: The Wizard of Oz,  everyone sees that the man behind the curtain is a charlatan.  For the entire tale, the protagonist have been deceived by an ordinary liar attempting to convince them …

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:   One of the best received of my posts was Journey of the Human  Mind  – Introduction To appreciate today’s supplement to “Journey of the Human Mind”, click on the link below: http://therogerspost.com/2015/06/15/human-mind-2/   Next, on November 7, 2015, edition  NYT  VR   See: “The Displaced.” The following review is not meant to be …

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    The Coywolf, evolved in-your-face, not in some vague remote past millennia, but in our lifetime! This intriguing animal, the Coywolf, is going to lead us across the bridge of enlightenment to a Eureka! experience. These are the intensely rewarding scientific experiences when a theory is graphically demonstrated and seen by oneself as Fact! Coywolf …

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[/audio][/audio] George Gershwin’s:”Bess, Yo is My Woman now”, Porgy and Bess, (Joe Henderson)   George Gershwin’s: “It ain’t necessarily so”, From Porgy and Bess (Miles Davis) Louis Armstrong:”Oriental Strut” Hot Five, 19254. George Gershwin:”Summertime” “Porgy and Bess” 1934  Performed by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald This essay is a peek into my silent “self-talk”: [I …

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INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2016/03/01   Abstract: Reference: C.C. Rogers: “Life is a Journey”[7] We are the Stewards of LIFE which is a complex organization of independent individuals. We obsessively need to be with others. We think we are separate, but we are one. We think of ourselves as individuals, but we are really just part of an elaborate, interdependent family and community. There is no Them; there’s only Us. Introduction: …

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  (1) Let’s all look through all of the telescopes! “Galileo’s discovery of the telescope in 1609  enabled him to confirm his beliefs in the Copernican system and emboldened him to make public arguments in its favor. Through a telescope set in his garden behind his house, Galileo saw the Milky Way, the valleys and mountains of the …

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