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Emergence Have you ever seen a giant flock of blackbirds? Several weeks ago, I saw a flock in my neighbor's backyard. The noise from their cackling was deafening. I'm not sure what their purpose was, but I gathered they were foraging for food. Regardless of their intent, they were one of nature's most amazing phenomenons. After one or two of the birds took to the sky, the entire grouping left the yard and followed. Several hundred birds darkened the sky. After a brief moment, they were gone.... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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Why? Do you think that the past is a reliable guide to the future? Are we beings with souls? How many souls? Do we possess one, two, or many souls -- from one, two, or many life times? Where did the Universe come from? Is the world around us real, or is it some figment of our imagination? Where does disease come from? Why am I ill? How do I heal from this mess I'm in? Philosophical questions can challenge our most fundamental beliefs and ideas. Theories about our personal lives live within... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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Gravity and Belonging

Gravity and Belonging. There are four forces of nature. The strong force holds the nucleus of the atom together. The weak force is the force that governs the change of a neutron into a proton and an electron, which is ejected from the nucleus during radioactive decay. The electromagnetic force repels the electron from the nucleus of an atom. Opposite charges attract and like charges repel. What remains a great mystery is how a particle gets its charge in the first place. Then there is the... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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