Charles Clanton Rogers

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

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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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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VIEWING ALERT: SEE PBS: “Murder of a President” on American Experience PBS: “Murder of a President” [Candice Millard] on American Experience. January 31, 2016 [today] Mary Doria Russell: “When developing a historical novel, I try to get a sense of what’s going on in the wider world that surrounds my story’s setting. War is always there in …

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The storm has stopped, and the cleanup is only beginning–but not without a snowball fight or some sledding first. By Washington Post staff January 25 at 9:52 PM The following is a list of weather-related closings and delays for Tuesday. Federal government ● Federal offices in the D.C. region will remain closed Tuesday, the Office …

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From Washington Post, 2016/01/25; Drivers face plenty of icy roads, water main breaks as region digs out. A long, cold, icy, week remains! Capital Weather Gang D.C. area forecast: A chilly week with two chances of precipitation Resize Text Print Article Comments 91 By Jason Samenow January 25 at 5:00 AM Sunset over a snow-capped …

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to Washington, DC Weather   Blizzard Warning for District of Columbia, DC Until 6:00am EST, Sun Jan 24 Issued by The National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington, MD 9:35am EST, Sat Jan 23 … BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY… * HAZARD TYPES… HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS… 18 TO …

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  1922 Knickerbocker Theater. Washington, DC “A winter storm that could bury parts of the Middle Atlantic region under nearly 3 feet of snow slammed into Washington, D.C. on Friday afternoon, threatening the nation’s capital with record accumulations as it barrels up the populous East Coast. After days of planning by emergency officials and a …

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INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2016/01/22 TWENTY-FOUR to THIRTY Inches of snow predicted for eighty-five million people in Eastern 1/3 of USA. • Atlanta Public Schools are letting students out early Friday because of the bad weather, joining a host of other school systems around North Georgia. • All flights to and from Philadelphia International Airport will be …

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Othering, Fears, Dragons and The Devil  There are no “others”. “[Our genetic] history is messy: we are all the product of a tangled bush of genetic relationships between ancient and modern human groups.  Our genes demonstrate that none of us can claim to have ancestry from just a single region or place, as people have been …

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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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“Out of Nowhere” by the Kim Reynolds Quartet with Steve Rogers on Saxophone. Purchase this MP3 on Cdbaby.com (click on link) INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2015/12/21 GUEST ARTIST: Kathy Shogren- reprise From Kathy’s Gallery Tiger  Swallowtail     Bobcat Mother and Kitten                         Syrphid Impasto Style …

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  A first person history A syllogism (Greek: συλλογισμός syllogismos, “conclusion, inference”) is a kind of logical argument that applies deductive reasoning to arrive at a conclusion based on two or more propositions that are asserted or assumed to be true. “In its earliest form, defined by Aristotle, from the combination of a general statement …

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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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Do not  adjust your picture! Check to see if both sides of your  headset is operating properly. Consider that you are listening to a recording of a symphony through headphones.  To complete the transaction, both earpieces must be working properly.  I fear that too many listeners (discussants) have only one ear piece turned on or adjusted. There is an evolutionary …

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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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