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It’s Been Almost Nine Months Since He Died Suddenly

Raymond Pierre Hebert (December 31, 1940 – August 3, 2020) We were best frenemies, in the nicest possible way. Our Faith & Science group exchanges were legendary. He would always start out his discussions with me by saying, “I agree … Continue reading

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In 364 AD, Theon of Alexandria Observed Two Eclipses

Solar Eclipse (June 16, 364) There is one (double) inconjunct, linking the Mercury/Jupiter conjunction with the Ascendant @ 1° Scorpio. Mercury Inconjunct Ascendant This aspect may mean that you enjoy working with your mind, learning new skills and ways to … Continue reading

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The Real Life Boy from “The Dig”

Robert Dempster Pretty (September 7, 1930 – June 14, 1988) Robert is not a public figure, but his story is intrinsic to the Netflix film. His birth chart has been rectified to reflect losing his father at 4 years (Saturn) … Continue reading

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Her Father’s Daughter: a Martyred Feminist?

Hypatia of Alexandria I was alerted to this individual by a post on Facebook, no less. Her death in 415 AD looks like a simple hate crime, and not because she was a proto-feminist but because she ‘knew’ too much, … Continue reading

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When Belief is Shaken

Falling Leaves For those of us raised in the Christian tradition, it can come as a bit of a shock to discover that the Word of God is not what is written in the Bible but the One Spirit of … Continue reading

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Crisis? Decision Time!

Where are we on the steps toward resolution? From a strictly human level, the world is going through its worse case scenario since the mid-1950’s. People are dying out there, and no one has a ‘magic bullet’ to make it … Continue reading

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Everything is Relative and Connected

Albert Einstein One hundred years ago, today, Albert Einstein‘s Theory of General Relativity was confirmed at a joint meeting of the Royal Society of  London and the Royal Astronomical Society. This made Einstein a scientific rock star. According to Einstein’s … Continue reading

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Is Mysticism a Science?

Our Faith & Science group is having a discussion, via email, ahead of this week’s meeting. The nub of the discussion is around the use of the phrase “mysticism is a science”. One of the more vocal members of the … Continue reading

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The Birth of Science: May 28, 585 BC

Solar Eclipse of Thales The Eclipse of Thales was a solar eclipse that was, according to The Histories of Herodotus, accurately predicted by the Greek philosopher Thales of Miletus. If Herodotus’s account is accurate, this eclipse is the earliest recorded … Continue reading

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The Older Sheldon Show Ends

Not with a Big Bang, but a Whimper It was the finale of The Big Bang Theory last night. It seemed almost anticlimactic for a series that has run for 12 years on the evolution of its main character, Sheldon … Continue reading

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