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Book Review: Iron Kingdom

Review of Iron Kingdom Rating: Recommended if interested in the topic 1. We are all Prussians now. 2. What Ifs 3. Ending – basically Junker support of Hitler, and dissolution 4. Thoughts on Prusso-German Military Superiority. We are all Prussian … Continue reading

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Fructose

HFCS is the devil, the cause of the obesity epidemic? Not so fast according to Guyanet Stephen. Fructose is good if you are not overeating but turns ugly when you do overeat. FYI half of sugar is fructose, the other half … Continue reading

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The Problem of Consciousness

Consciousness clearly arises from the physical structures and activities of the brain, but how and why are something of a mystery. We can feel, but why do we do so rather than just act? Apparently physics has something of a … Continue reading

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A New Federalism

Disclaimer. This is theoretical only. Various sides in modern politics want to win, not to be left alone. Besides I cannot imagine a new constitutional convention going well. Background. Before the Civil War a high federalism prevailed. From the Civil … Continue reading

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Futher Thoughts on Creation, the Fall, and Evolution

I don’t see that evolution is the religion killer that is purported to be. It seems that it presents a world and mankind similiar to that of ToE, hopeless and flawed. The main difference is that religion adds a ray … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hungry Brain, Guyanet

Rating: As good as it gets – lotta unknowns. This book explores research into causes of the obesity epidemic including the regulatory systems involved. Regulatory systems are 1. a satiety system that tells us if we’ve eaten enough this meal  … Continue reading

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The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle

Rating: Recommended with reservations I was hoping this book would have some insight as to how to increase myelination, as the blurb talked about how research into that was revolutionizing our understanding of how talent is developed. I was hoping … Continue reading

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