Painter, violinist, retired social scientist (you guess what kind) who is very appreciative of the many intelligent A2K friends who have for years shared themselves, their skills and experiences with me and in so doing help me to keep my mind and writing skills in shape through participation in Able2Know.
Sun 7 Aug, 2016 09:44 pm - I think all superstitions are "wrong" in that, by definition, they have no "scientific support, but religions exist almost universally because they generally serve social... (view)
Fri 19 Feb, 2016 04:31 pm - Hi, Roger, Osso, et.al. I've been out of touch for some months now- being tied up with other commitments and having difficulties with my new PC. But rest assured that I've missed the... (view)
Sat 17 Oct, 2015 11:13 pm - I guess Frank has helped me to conclude that I am an atheist in the passive sense that my worldview contains no [u]theos[/u]. But I am not an anti-theist in the sense that I oppose the worldview of... (view)
Sat 10 Oct, 2015 09:54 pm - Osso,
Miracle of miracles, my stray scardicat, Castratto, let me stratch him today vigorously with both hands. If he is looking away from me he often drops his fear, but as soon as he sees me... (view)
Sat 3 Oct, 2015 11:15 pm - Osso got a hearty laugh at the names my wife and I gave to our stray cats. One, a part siamese, is named (obviously) Sammy. The other a beautiful mix with blue eyes and mink-like fur, we named... (view)