Sound and Light

I’ve been having an interesting email chat with a science column writer about a recent article he posted on sound from the sun. Some of the topics we’ve been discussing are the misconceptions about sound and light that folks picked up from media like sci-fi movies. So, I’ve created a fun little poll where you…

Oil Spills and Healthcare

The dialogue concerning the crisis situation in energy and healthcare has steadily ramped up in the U.S. for nearly a decade. The tone of that dialogue is also becoming more impatient with seeing real change delivered on a global scale. While everyone insists that a revolution must come, very few are willing to recognize the…

Birthdays and Buddhism

Do you know the date of your birth? How do you know this? Recently I listened to the Dalai Lama teach on three ways that we come to know things. The first is perceptual knowledge that comes to us through our senses. The second is experiential knowledge. Even though we may be able to convey…

What We Say Matters

There is no doubt that what we say is a reflection of how we think. In fact, what we think becomes our belief system, that becomes our philosophy, and shifts the culture we live in every day. That is one way our thoughts become reality. Most every adult in the U.S. remembers when the term…