Leaving

Just a note to say I am goin back to Blogger because of the formatting stuff on WordPress.  It is http://excessivelyexaminedlife.blogspot.com/.  Of course now I have to clean that one up too…

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It just keeps getting worse and worse to me…

I find organizing this blog the way I want to extremely frustrating, and not being able to change some things makes me wonder if I should just start a new one and try to incorporate all my previous stuff…anyway, it seems there is always an excuse not to write!  I have so many ideas and yet, like Philip K. Dick once said, each of them is more effed up than the other….I will see what I can do.  I envy people who blog all the time and it seems to be effortless.  I do think if I had someone to set up all my formatting for me and all I had to do was give the writing content, it would be so much more of a motivator!!

The unspeakable arrogance of paranormal believers

Recovering Agnostic

GhostsYes, I’m controversially turning a cliché on its head again. It’s the people who doubt paranormal claims who are meant to be arrogant. They think they know it all, there are things science can’t explain, you can’t prove it isn’t true, you need to open your mind, and so on. Utter nonsense, of course, but even if it were true, it would be nothing compared to the arrogance of people who push their preferred flavour of woo.

There are many, many different beliefs out there. Even in one small area, some people believe dead people can communicate with us through mediums, some believe their spirits are tied to a specific place where they exist as ghosts, some believe they get reincarnated, the precise details of which are generally dependent on how nice they were when they were alive. All good fun, but you’d struggle to believe all of them at…

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“If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.” 
― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I like this quote and will expand on it.  But first I have to figure out how to use this WordPress blog formatting, etc., and change the Christmas theme, and make sure there aren’t a zillion duplicate posts going to Facebook or others….

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe at age 69

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe at age 69 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.” –
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
 

“It is sadder t…

F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1937, June 4

F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1937, June 4 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.” –
F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Transferred to WordPress

Well, I am now on WordPress and hope to get back to being regular on blogging again.  I transferred my old blog over here.  Will get started soon!

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Goodreads | Gina Lombardo (The United States)’s review of Hitch-22: A Memoir

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