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Not What It Seems

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This is a truly amazing optical illusion invented by Kokichi Sugihara.  A seemingly rectangular object has a cylindrical reflection. It really makes it clear how a change in perspective changes what we see. 16 more words

Life

This is your brain on God: Spiritual experiences activate brain reward circuits -- ScienceDaily

An interesting report, linked below from http://www.sciencedaily.com.

The scientific notion of a link between the brains pleasure/reward systems and religious experience draws parallels to the same activation of these systems through the experiences of addiction, love and orgasm.   164 more words

Daily Thought

Mrs Clause Saves Christmas.

The elves are getting restless and Santa turns to his wife. “Look at me I’ve only got a week and I have to get my belly back, the children won’t recognise me if I stay this slim.” 596 more words

Writing

Come Back in Peace and Love

She sits in the dark of her room with the curtains pulled wide open to allow the light of the supermoon to fall across her altar. 241 more words

Writing

Lance Burton Talks Magic and More

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https://jackshalomdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/lance-burton-extended1.mp3

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Magician Lance Burton retired five years ago, after an astounding 15,000 performances, but he’s still a busy man. Last Thursday, WBAI radio broadcast my interview with him. 77 more words

Life

MAGIC IS LOOSE IN THE WORLD

“Nothing is certain anymore. Nothing. Chaos is king and magic is loose in the world.” That was the conclusion Robert A. Heinlein drew at the end of his two novellas, “Waldo” and “Magic, Incorporated.” 152 more words

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