Essays & Other Stories

A Veteran’s Tale (…finding life after the hell of war) In the aftermath of any war, those who come home from it are often at a loss about how to return into their civilian world of –before-, and, more often

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(the strange case of a Miss Jay) Some things in life are not easily explained, but, our human minds being what they are, they seem to need to have explanations anyway, usually as examples of either the miraculous, or the

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(…as the fountainhead of bigotry and intolerance) A long time ago, when humans lived in simpler forms of society, the concept of “deity” did not exist. As time went on, however, humans found they needed something to explain why the

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Whenever we mention – The Universe – the connotation about it is that it’s some kind of all-encompassing finite entity, to which we apply that label. But is there really such a finite entity? Instead, might it not just be

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  Call it hubris, or call it chutzpah, we so-called moderns are full of ourselves. We smugly preen in our mirrors convinced we are the apogee of humanity’s evolution as a species. An ego-centric posture which should be considered laughable,

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