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“He is never late, His timing is always perfect”
Makes God sound a bit like Gandalf: A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to. The title is a direct quote from a press release and has little to do … Continue reading
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Ever been skeptical of repressed memory? You weren’t wrong
It’s good to know people look into this stuff and want to challenge perceptions about how memory works and how memory can be manipulated. In a briefing to the US Supreme Court, Professor Richard McNally from Harvard University described the … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, In the Media Tagged exercise, health, memory, mental health, psychology, research, science, stress Comments Off on Ever been skeptical of repressed memory? You weren’t wrong
I put a hold on “Crazy Like Us” just now
I heard an interview on the radio with the author this morning. I’d seen the book go by at work and thought it looked interesting. Hearing Ethan Watters talk about his book and what he was coming across while writing … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, books, culture Tagged anthropology, books, culture, health, mental health, societies, sociology, stress, tragedy 2 Comments
Weariness: “it’s when your soul is tired”
I’d like to see the scientific proof that backs that one up. Alas, none exists. That doesn’t stop columnist Leon Fontaine from claiming such a thing in order to shill his theories on the importance of letting God fix it, … Continue reading
Posted in atheism, religiosity, skepticism Tagged advice, atheism, faith, life, opinion, religion, stress 5 Comments
Children are better off today.. well, kind of.
I don’t have kids. I don’t even know if I want kids. I think if I did have kids, I’d consider raising them like in The Village, away from the hustle and bustle and crazy tech crap and money woes … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, culture, skepticism Tagged children, depression, health, history, money, psychology, stress, technology, teenagers 2 Comments
Boasting a little pre-success
The province is gearing up for a whole new library system. The new format for the library catalogue comes online at the start of December in some parts of Saskatchewan (new library cards will be necessary) but cataloguers and aquisitions … Continue reading
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Does purchase power leave you feeling powerless?
I heard on the radio yesterday that Saskatoon is clamping down on unpaid parking tickets. I’ll brag a bit here and say I’ve never gotten one, but some chick at the radio station was getting teased by the DJ dudes … Continue reading
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Fighting families add to child stress levels
From the “Stating the Obvious” folder comes proof that children whose parents fight a lot have higher levels of stress than other kids. 208 six-year-olds were part of a study: to determine whether children who showed specific behavior patterns of … Continue reading