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What Humans Don't Think or Feel

Scientists are busy proving that nonhumans have intelligence, sentiments, and sociability and publishing their “discoveries.” A few months ago, Carl Safina came out with Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel… 657 more words

Mish Mash Monday - May 2

After a year-long absence, Mish Mash Monday is back! I have to have some place to store all the great things I’ve discovered, rather than ‘working them into’ a regular post. 361 more words


Diane Rehm Interviews "Eligible" Author, Curtis Sittenfeld

In 2011, The Austen Project approached best-selling author Curtis Sittenfeld to write a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice, which she entitled Eligible ( 1,250 more words

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Who Am I when my Body Fails Me? - Good News and Not So Good News

Who Am I When my Body Fails Me? is a question we all need to ask ourselves when injury or illness takes its toll on our lives. 1,083 more words

Who Am I When My Body Fails Me?

The Time for Legalized Medically Assisted Suicide - An Inviolable Human Right - Is Long Overdue

As the state of Maryland’s lawmakers now discuss the legalization of medically assisted suicide, something which is now a legally protected, and therefore regulated, practice in California, Washington state, Oregon, Vermont, and Montana, as well as in many progressive democracies in Europe,   we – in Maryland – as well as all of us in the United States of America, must now go for not only the legalization of medically assisted suicide in Maryland, but  as well for the federalization of this legalization on such a clear-cut issue nationally, since we live in the USA and not in the FSA or the “Fragmented States of America”. 1,153 more words

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How I was seduced into Amazon's supernatural invisible algorithms

It started innocently enough. I was at the local library and picked up a complimentary copy of Book Page. They also have a website bookpage.com… 473 more words