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    2015/12/22   “Darwin”  2011-2015 “Darwin” 2011-2015  Our Felis catus tribe, part one. [added recording by Steven Rogers] … I don’t know if cats go to heaven when they die. … What I do know is that during the time that they live with us, that they have a soul like I do! …

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  “THERE’S A BOAT THAT’S LEAVIN’…..Get-on-board!” Game on! The clock has started! (24 hours) MISSION CONTROL Report: 24 hour milepost: I hear crickets, my friends! The Society is NOW The I.B. NETWORK See Networks in Life [1] My Network Challenge is: Each member, within 72  hours, exchange an e-mail with one other blogger on this …

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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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    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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Jazz – Icon of The Twentieth Century America I was born in The Thirties: Everything was seen through the lens of the Great Depression.                       Full and healthy employment in 1929 at 3.2% abruptly shifted with the crash on Wall Street and ensuing global depression. Unemployment During the …

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Oliver has three guests for dinner – see story below. [1] My Swedish correspondent, bbnewsab,  has encouraged me to relate some anecdotes about some of our furry family members. To you who have not lived in the home of cats or dogs, you must first accept the concept of anthropocentricity.  “Beyond Words, (Safina) will have a profound impact on many …

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Six blind men were asked to determine what an elephant looked like by feeling different parts of the elephant’s body. The blind man who feels a leg says the elephant is like a pillar; the one who feels the tail says the elephant is like a rope; the one who feels the trunk says the …

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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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The great psychiatrists have been European: e.g.: Reil, Feud, Kraepelinian. Frankl. With the miracle of the “cyber couch”, I have a  Swedish psychiatrist! [PV]     I received his analysis of me today which I’m going  to “Share” [social media influence] PV: “Sometimes I almost suspect that you, in an earlier life must have been an …

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THE FREEDOM TRAIN 1947  “Life is a journey, not a destination” (1) “Not everything that can be counted counts. Not everything that counts can be counted.” (2) I have had an epiphany about Life. Now I see Life is a Process. The purpose is the process; the process is the product. Here is a true story which has …

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Review: Addy Pross, What is Life (1) “TV’s  Talking-heads” frequently start their position statement: “I’m not a scientist but….” Then they proceed to inform you, in the manner of a peddler, that he is “right” and you are “wrong”. Here is the ageless Zero-Sum Game:(2)  “I win – you lose!”  Unlike those sellers, this author is …

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Image courtesy of the artist: Urscia Mahring “With malice toward none, with charity for alll, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nations wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle …

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For thousands of years, perhaps tens of thousands, humans have been aware of their mortality and have obsessed with and have passed down the most serious narratives about the origins and purposes of life. Anthropologists and sociologist, having studied many tribes and civilizations, in all Continents, report descriptions of deities and supernatural forces explaining life’s …

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Prior to the Nineteenth Century, prehistory did not exist. Renfrew starts this surprising story of prehistoric archeology by informing us that only two hundred years ago, there was no notion that the human past involved tens of thousands [perhaps hundreds of thousands] of years of development and change.” Even now many do not accept this information.  The idea of prehistory only …

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“Our life runs down in sending up the clock. The brook runs down in sending up our life. The Sun runs down in sending up the brook. And there is something sending up the Sun.” Robert Frost, WEST RUNNING BROOK [Revision] Fewer than one-half of Americans accept the concept of evolution. Almost 100 years after …

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Food for Poetryy

eat, sip, travel, click, pen down poetry = Helps best reflect on life !

The Wine Wankers

G’day, you’re at the best wine blog ever! We're all about wine; without the wankery.

しまやん徒然旅日記

(旧・しまやん香港アジア支局) 人生は旅のすべて、日々を綴っていきます。

autumnacorn

hand knits + patterns inspired by nature

Exploring the history of prisoner health

Prisoners, Medical Care and Entitlement to Health in England and Ireland, 1850-2000

A Narcissist Writes Letters, To Himself

A Hopefully Formerly Depressed Human Vows To Practice Self-Approval

Leonard Durso

"Literature is language charged with meaning." Ezra Pound

The Traveling Space Opera

Trek the Earth, Dream Beyond It