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September 2009

  • From the Mortimer Adler File: "Law"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Aristotle
  • Obama's Drug Czar Spouts Flat-Earth Science, by James W. Harris
  • Stressed Brains Rely on Habit
  • Perchance to Decode a Dream's Meaning
  • Unfolding the Mysteries of the Brain
  • Drawn to Darwin
  • Oxford University Zoolgist Shows Crows Can Think
  • Extinction: Is It in the Genes?
  • Mapping the Brain's Highways
  • Why Humans Can't Navigate Out of a Paper Bag
  • Study Finds People Who Multitask Often Bad at It
  • Guilt and Atonement on the Path to Adulthood
  • The Origin of Zero
  • COUNSELING CORNER: How Fights Get Started . . .
  • A LITTLE OF THIS & A LITTLE OF THAT

August 2009

  • From the Mortimer Adler File: "Angels"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Aristotle
  • National ID: The Battle Begins ... Again, by James W. Harris
  • Historic Bible Pages Put Online
  • Humans Can Learn To "See" With Sound, Study Says
  • Eavesdropping On The Music Of The Brain
  • Winning The Ultimate Battle: How Humans Could End War
  • The Fewer The Competitors, The Harder They Try
  • Why the Imp in Your Brain Gets Out
  • Swearing Like A Sailor May Alleviate Pain
  • Lab Analyst Decision Complicates Prosecutions
  • In Search For Intelligence, A Silicon Brain Twitches
  • Why Music Moves Us
  • Thinkers Meet To Plot The Future
  • Apes May Imitate But They Struggle To Innovate
  • Artificial Brain '10 Years Away'
  • Quote For The Month
  • COUNSELING CORNER: What a difference a century makes! . .
  • A LITTLE OF THIS & A LITTLE OF THAT

July 2009

  • From the Mortimer Adler File: "Punishment"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Aristotle
  • Congressman Challenges FBI Director on Marijuana, by James W. Harris
  • Conformists May Kill Civilizations
  • Psychiatrists See Bitterness as an Illness
  • U.S. Eugenics Legacy
  • Robot Babies
  • Early "Human" Is Ape After All, Discoverer Decides
  • New Glimpses of Life's Puzzling Origins
  • Human History Written in Stone and Blood
  • Blood and Treasure
  • Why Your Brain Just Can't Remember That Word
  • You Know More than You Think
  • Study of Ape Laughter Traces Roots of Our Human Ha-Has
  • Vatican's Celestial Eye, Seeking Not Angels but Data
  • Evolutionary Origins of Your Right and Left Brain
  • Scientists Try to Find a Public Voice
  • Best Visual Illusions of 2009
  • COUNSELING CORNER: Things Got Ya Down? Well Then, Consider These . . .
  • A LITTLE OF THIS & A LITTLE OF THAT

June 2009

  • From the Mortimer Adler File: "Idea"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Plato
  • The Anatomy of Creativity
  • OpenCourseWare: College Education, Without the Student Loans
  • Beyond Galileo's Universe
  • Arts Appear to Play Role in Brain Development
  • Brain Scans Can Identify the Most Sociable People
  • Feet Offer Clues About Tiny Hominid
  • C. P. Snow's 'Two Cultures' Fifty Years Later
  • Psychiatrists Rewriting the Mental Health Bible
  • Decoding Antiquity: Eight Scripts that Still Can't Be Read
  • A Little of This and a Little of That

May 2009

  • From the Mortimer Adler File: "State"
  • The Philosophers Speak: René Descartes
  • What Makes Us Human?
  • Writing About Values Lifts Some Students' Grades
  • Wired for Wisdom
  • Found: The Brain's Centre of Wisdom
  • Near-Death Experiences: Heaven Can Wait
  • Commentary: Why Science Doesn't Make Sense
  • Inside the Baby Mind
  • 5 Years After: Portugal's Drug Decriminalization Policy Shows Positive Results
  • A Little of This and a Little of That

April 2009

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Civil Disobedience"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Government Wrecks "Dr. Do-Good's" Low-Cost Health Care Plan, by James W. Harris
  • Humans May Be Primed To Believe In Creation
  • Vatican Signals Its Embrace Of Science
  • Second Genesis: Life, But Not As We Know It
  • What Can Magicians Teach Us About The Brain?
  • DNA Testing Ends Mystery Surrounding Czar Nicholas II Children
  • Quote For The Month: Jay Leno On The Stimulus
  • A Little of This and a Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

March 2009

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Duty"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Morris Raphael Cohen
  • Nobody Read The Stimulus Bill, by James W. Harris
  • Half of Britons Do Not Believe In Evolution, Survey Finds
  • Lunacy And The Full Moon
  • Brain Scans "Read Minds" With Suprising Accuracy
  • First Draft Of Neanderthal Genome Unveiled
  • Politics In The Guise Of Pure Science
  • Quote For The Month: "Leave Michael Phelps Alone"
  • Counseling Corner: Avoid Putting Foot In Mouth . . .
  • A Little of This and a Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

February 2009

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Beauty"
  • The Philosophers Speak: William James
  • Bailout Figures Zoom Past "Insane," Take a Right Turn at "Monstrous," by James W. Harris
  • The Brain, Your Honor, Will Take The Witness Stand
  • What Darwin Didn't Know
  • Single Cell 'Can Store Memories'
  • Quote For The Month: "Porn Industry Bailout"
  • Counseling Corner: A Gun History Lesson . . .
  • A Little of This and a Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

January 2009

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Democracy"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Borden Parker Bowne
  • Some Recent Philosophy Book Reviews On The Web
  • Feds Training U.S. Military To Enforce Domestic Law, by James W. Harris
  • Brain Differences Between Rich And Poor Kids
  • "Don't Waste This Crisis," Greedy Politicians Say
  • Quote For The Month: "Bush Stops Illegal Immigration"
  • Counseling Corner: A Few Things You May Not Have Known . . .
  • A Little of This and a Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

December 2008

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Time"
  • The Philosophers Speak: George Santayana
  • Brain-Boggling Bailout Boondoggle Numbers, by James W. Harris
  • Good News For Churchgoers
  • Battle Over Online Gambling Sites Puts Free Speech, Commerce At Risk
  • Short Takes: Fed Regulations - A Second Income Tax & There's No Tooth Fairy
  • Quote For The Month (and the times!) from Cicero
  • Counseling Corner: We are going to be serious here for once! Cancer Risk Aside, Cell Phones are Dangerous
  • A Little of This and a Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

November 2008

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Soul"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Thomas Paine
  • U.S. Sinks In World Economic Freedom Ratings, by James W. Harris
  • Good News For Smokers... Well, Maybe
  • Surveillance Technology: If Looks Could Kill
  • Are You Evil? Profiling That Which Is Truly Wicked
  • Short Takes On The Government Bailout
  • Quote For The Month
  • Counseling Corner: Laughter is Good for You! So Let's Have Some Bailout Humor . . .
  • A Little of This and a Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

October 2008

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Human Nature and Nurture"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Robert Green Ingersoll
  • You Need Government Permission To Be An Interior Designer, by James W. Harris
  • ABC's Editing Distorted Sara Palin's Answers
  • All Those "Satisfactory" Government School Teachers
  • Bailout Shows U.S. "More Communist Than China," Top Investor Says
  • Quote For The Month: How Government "Creates" Jobs
  • Counseling Corner: Be Cautious About Reading Those Headlines . . .
  • A Little of This and a Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

September 2008

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Progress"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Happiness Is Key To Longer Life
  • Cost Of Government Day Comes At Last, by James W. Harris
  • A Warning For American Citizens & Republicans Prefer Their Drinks Straight Up
  • Quote For The Month: Intoxicating Capitalism
  • Counseling Corner: Be tolerant of those just learning English . . .
  • A Little Of This & A Little Of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

August 2008

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Labor"
  • The Philosophers Speak: William Ellery Channing
  • Government Won't Follow Its Own ID Theft Advice, by James W. Harris
  • Fair Use Prevails Over Michael Savage's Copyright Claims
  • Now You Know!: Nature's Chronic Boozers & Ancient Greek 'Computer' Displayed Olympics Calendar
  • Quote For The Month: Supreme Court Justice Anthony Scalia
  • Counseling Corner: Some Serious Things To Ponder . . .
  • A Little of This & a Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

July 2008

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Casuistry"
  • The Philosophers Speak: William Penn
  • Updates On The REAL ID Situation, by James W. Harris
  • John Stossel On The War On Drugs
  • Walter Williams On Cigarette Taxes Funding Terrorism
  • Glenn Greenwald On "Near-Dictatorial" Presidential Powers
  • Quote For The Month: "Jay Leno On Target"
  • Counseling Corner: A Geographic Guide To Where You Are When You Are On Vacation . . .
  • A Little of This & a Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

June 2008

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Sense"
  • The Philosophers Speak: John Dewey
  • Earth Day: The Doomsayers Were wrong, by James W. Harris
  • Quote For The Month: "On Market Magic"
  • Counseling Corner: The 3-Minute Management Training Course . . .
  • A Little of This & a Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

May 2008

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Nominalism"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Jonathan Edwards
  • U.S. Senator: Taxation Is Voluntary
  • America's Five Dumbest Product Bans
  • A Definition Of Classical Liberalism
  • Some Interesting Homeschooling Information
  • A Little Political Bashing
  • Counseling Corner: Some Serious Things To Ponder . . .
  • A Little of This & A Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

April 2008

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Rights, Natural and Civil"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Epictetus
  • Prison State USA: 1 in 100 Americans Now Behind Bars, by James W. Harris
  • Clinton Era Official Sees 'Global Power Elite'
  • Short Takes: Smoking bans can be hazardous to some people's health; Costs of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars; Airport security lines can annoy passengers, but there is no evidence that they make flying any safer.
  • Quote of the Month: From Jay Leno
  • Counseling Corner: Warning -- Beware of some fellow humans out there . . .
  • A Little of This & A Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

March 2008

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Immortality"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Albert Schweitzer
  • Showdown: The Final Battle Against REAL ID Has Begun, by James W. Harris
  • Quote of the Month: The Media Likes Scaring Us, and We Like It
  • Counseling Corner:  Some Serious Things To Ponder . . .
  • A Little of This and a Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

February 2008

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Justice and Expediency"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Seneca
  • ECONOMICS: Proof - Economic Liberty Brings Abundance
  • EDUCATION: Six Years Later - "No Child Left Behind" A Disaster
  • News Briefs: No Cussing in Bars; Way Off the Mark; Cars Versus Terrorists
  • Quote of the Month: Hating Free Markets
  • Counseling Corner:  Some Serious Things To Ponder . . .
  • A Little of This & A Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

January 2008

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Certainty and Probability"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Charles Sanders Peirce
  • CRIME & PUNISHMENT: Toad Away - New Highs In The War On Drugs
  • SCIENCE & MEDIA: Al Gore's Fatuous Awards
  • News Brief - New FOIA Reform Bill Passes House & Senate
  • Quote Of The Month: John Stossel
  • Counseling Corner: A Very Special Two-Letter Word In English...
  • A Little of This & A Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

December 2007

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Private Property"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Baruch Spinoza
  • EDUCATION: Government Schools - Not Just Bad For Poor Kids
  • HISTORY: MacArthur Memorial Raising Money For Expansion
  • FOREIGN AFFAIRS: FBI Thinks China Is Greatest Threat
  • SHORT TAKES: Gambling is Fine - But Only for Government; Whose Children Are They?
  • Quotes Of The Month: John Stossel & Annie Duke
  • Counseling Corner: Some Serious Things to Ponder...
  • A Little of This & A Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

November 2007

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Analytic and Synthetic Judgments"
  • The Philosophers Speak: David Hume
  • POLITICS: Travelers Beware - Feds Are Recording What Books You Read
  • SOCIETY & CULTURE: Reefer Madness - Marijuana Arrests Hit All-Time High
  • MEDIA: "24" Takes On Critics
  • SHORT TAKES: Our Debt To Bush & Ron Paul Sends A Message
  • Quote Of The Month: San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom
  • Counseling Corner: Finding Calmness in Our Lives...
  • A Little of This & A Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

October 2007

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Dogmatism"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Epicurus of Samos
  • MEDIA: Mainstream Newspaper Stories Are Riddled With Errors
  • PSYCHOLOGY: Report - Liberals And Conservatives Have Different Brains
  • Short Takes (Bush - The Biggest Taxer and Spender In Human History; Ignorant Voters Decide Our Fate; Film Schools Teach Wrong Copyright Lesson
  • Quote Of The Month: Ron Paul
  • Counseling Corner: A Valuable Lesson - God Works In Mysterious Ways...
  • A Little of This & A Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

September 2007

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "History"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Heraclitus
  • HISTORY: Federal Marijuana Ban Turns 70
  • POLITICS: Americans Head For Canada
  • MEDIA: Abrams on CNN Series: "Shameful Advocacy Masked As Journalism"
  • Short Takes
  • Quote Of The Month
  • Counseling Corner: A Valuable Lesson From A Donkey...
  • A Little of This & A Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

August 2007

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "World"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Socrates
  • POLITICS: When Privatization Goes Bad - Outsourcing Obscenity Law
  • RELIGION: Atheist Love Affair
  • EDUCATION: Hand Gestures Dramatically Improve Learning
  • Quotes Of The Month
  • Counseling Corner: Will Rogers about getting older...
  • A Little of This & A Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites

July 2007

  • From The Mortimer Adler File: "Change"
  • The Philosophers Speak: Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • Influential American Philosopher Richard Rorty Dead At 75
  • Ten Years After ACLU v. Reno, Free Speech Still Needs Defending
  • The "Quiet Revolution" Against The Welfare State
  • Short Take: On Domestic Cats
  • Quote Of The Month: On Freedom
  • Counseling Corner: Helping those in the Old East understand those in the Old West . . .
  • A Little of This & A Little of That
  • Some interesting & provocative articles on other websites
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