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Middle Age woes

Forty. That’s generally accepted as the start of middle age. And it ends at 60. This is a difficult and challenging period. Here are the reasons. You are starting to have health problems. Your body starts to feel the impact of the unhealthy lifestyle that you have indulged in during your younger years. Your blood…

The cheapest coffin

(Published on rappler.com on June 15, 2021) As I walked about three paces behind the funeral parlor staff, my eyes roamed around the somber display room. The staff was showing me different models of coffins.  I never knew there could be so many designs for coffins. Some were gilded while some had shiny black coating….

Natural phenomena and our interpretation of the Bible

Volcanic eruptions. Massive earthquakes. Severe storms and floods. Widespread diseases. Are these things happening because they are written in the Bible? No. These phenomena have been happening for hundreds of thousands of years—even millions of years. Geologists, archeologists and scientists have confirmed this. On the other hand, Jesus Christ was born between 6 BC and…

Why Animism Makes Sense

Animism was practiced thousands of years ago before recorded history.  Modern people tend to dismiss it as a primitive, ignorant if not a demonic religion. Animism is the attribution of divineness and consciousness to natural phenomenon, natural things and even inanimate objects. It is not a religion in itself but just one of the many…

Snippets:Of plane crashes and culture,friends

Is there a correlation between plane crashes and culture? A knee-jerk answer would be NONE, but it turns out—-there is. The culture, or at least the upbringing, of the co-pilot will have a critical role in times of emergency. If the co-pilot was raised in a culture that puts so much emphasis on respect for…

Jan.1 Snippets

I can keep my new year’s resolutions for just a week. So I just stopped making them. I will definitely get rid of procrastination—-starting tomorrow, or maybe the day after that. Who knows. Dated planners are almost always a waste of space and paper. Go for undated ones. If you have internet connection since March…

Dreams as the genesis of organized religion

One theory about organized religion is that it started from dreams. Imagine ancient humans, tens of thousands of years ago. As these hunters and gatherers lay their tired bodies inside a cave, they fall into sleep. Then, they start dreaming. They see absurd visions while deep in slumber. Sometimes, they dream of wild beasts chasing…

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