Maybe taking the lead of the man who said, “You should go to other people’s funerals; otherwise they won’t come to yours” on thinking is a mistake, but in one area I think Yogi Berra got it right. He said, “How can you think and hit at the same time.” How, indeed? If you’re working properly, you have to stop

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The Eye of The Beholder

When Sharon (my wife) and I met in the middle sixties, I also met a Japanese man who had been the intercollegiate judo champion of Japan in the early 60’s and almost a kamikaze pilot at the end of the war.  He was a very interesting person.   Among the noticeable things he showed me was how he could break a

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Why Mystery

I believe it is in his Brief History of Time that Stephen Hawking wrote that the deepest questions about reality revolve not around how it all got to be here, but why there is reality.  He implied that scientists can begin to look at the how of the universe, but have yet to broach the why. That there is a

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