Monthly Archives: August 2018

Stemming the Tide of History

Doctor Zhivago I read a paperback edition of this novel in the late 60’s after watching the David Lean movie of the same name. I couldn’t have taken every word in because, as I’m reading it again now, from a … Continue reading

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Francis: The Rebel Pope

A Man of the People I was challenged by a friend on Facebook to sit through a 70 minute video of an astrologer. dressed in papal robes, with a mitre on his head, discussing how ‘dangerous’ Pope Francis was, according … Continue reading

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Francis: The Last Pope?

Scandal in the Making If the present Roman Catholic sexual abuse allegations against priests in the United States and coverup by the Bishops and Archbishops have a specific purpose, it will be to undermine and probably topple Pope Francis I. … Continue reading

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Charlemagne: Europe’s King Arthur?

The Last Time France and Germany were United The European Union (created by the Treaty of Rome in 1957) is not a new concept. Charlemagne got there first. But he achieved the union through timely alliances, actual battles, and some very astute … Continue reading

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Trump and the Law

American Values and Traditions I read an interesting article today about why Trump supporters believe he is not corrupt. I suggest that you click on the above link and read it, too, before I continue my post. Done? Good, then … Continue reading

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Question: What’s the Dark Web?

Answer: If you don’t know, don’t ask! Week after week, I hear the term ‘dark web‘ on the TV show Elementary. According to Sherlock Holmes, he goes to the dark web whenever he wants to buy some information or merchandise … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Crazy Rich Asians Who would have thought that a film about Chinese family values would prove to be such a lovely film? There are many themes running through its two hour length, so it can get a bit confusing at … Continue reading

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The Naked Heart

The Sight of the Planets in Man From the outside I look at man, in his present form and posture; as I see the whole of his reality, all radiance and expression, characteristics and mannerisms; so I see the Sun … Continue reading

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Call for the Priest!

An Evil Spirit Needs Exorcism I saw this image on Facebook and couldn’t resist ‘borrowing’ it. The blending of that iconic scene in The Exorcist and a night-time shot of the White House is too clever to ignore. I don’t know who … Continue reading

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Three Mile Lake, 1960

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