Links to Contributors
NP Journal Group, Announcements, Guest Column, Inquiries, Interviews, NPJ Book Review and Rhythms.
Announcements: The Mother of All – an intimate metaphor* by L J Frank (also, see Rhythms); Stack Overflow; Emoluments Clause: US Constitution; The Search for Meaning; Language and National Identity; Double Think; Climate change: How do we know?; Are you ready to be a crew member on a voyage?; Intellectual Diversity – the rallying cry of the Right, Stanley Fish; An Anxious Discourse; Viewing Trump’s Extreme Climate Denial from a Small Island Nation in Peril; New Dead Sea Scrolls Cave Discovered; Making Art in a Time of Rage; Humans and future technologies; Humans as Stardust; Ur-Fascism by Umberto Eco; Civic Knowledge, David Souter, ret. Supreme Court Justice; Radical thinking and change; Minimalism in Music; Suburban Futurism; Logan Act; Japan, the world…a long night of ‘post-truth’; Is the theater really dead or in transition?; “Friendly Fascism,” War Culture, Militarism and Racist Violence; Neolithic Man’s Face Reconstructed; Communicating with sperm whales; Rule 41 Search & Seizure; A Bronze Age “thinker”; Post-truth 2016 word of the year, Oxford Dictionaries; An era of niches & enclaves; The winds of political change, The earthquake of the 2016 U.S. election; Buddhist monks as matchmakers; Robots and our future; Truth & Perception; Hubble /ESA Space Telescopes data tantalize imagination; Self-Compassion; The Brain and Music; Intimacy, technology & the human body.
Guest Column: The Miracle of Learning & the Seasons of Change by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC; ZIKA – Are We So Willing To Sacrifice Our Children? By Sue De Gregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC; It’s My Pleasure by Randi Sloane, actress; Travel the World as a Lean Volunteer and Connect To Your Sacred by Dave Meader, business consultant; An Artist’s thoughts about her work by Patricia Oblack; Paranormal Romance by Vanessa Wester; That Feeling by Donna Walker.
Inquiries (by LJ Frank): Individual and Collective Memory – a philosophical approach; Conflict draws our eyes; “I was grasping for time. but none was remaining,” Irresistible Behavior and Irrepressible Conflict; Humane is in the Midst of an Evolution in Meaning; The nuances of our future are ambiguous; Coffeehouse Politics, Revolution and Hope*; A footnote fetish revisited; The death of an idea called America?; At-will is an obsolete paradigm; Diplomacy and Language; The symbolic architecture of the door; A philosophical approach to the primitive mind and reincarnation.
Interviews: Vanessa de Largie (Australian Actress, Author, Sex Columnist, Journalist and Blogger); Sue De Gregorio Rosen, (Medical use of Cannabis); Ken Lazer,(Casting Director); Angie Sanchez (Quantum Healing Hypnosis Practitioner); Harrie Farrow (Bisexuality); Randi Sloane (Actress, Off Broadway & Film); Julia Tulupova (Actress, writer, musician, producer); Dr. Cynthia Eller (Feminism, Matriarchy and Patriarchy); Dr. Bharat Mehra (Rural libraries); Dr. Gloria Brame (BDSM); Heather McPherson (Sexuality & Relationships); Dr.Viola Timm (I Culture Therapy); Carmen Browne (Jazz & Soul); Uriél Dana (Fine Artist & Writer); Michelle Pollace (Jazz Musician); Vanessa Wester (Paranormal Romance Author); Nicole Collet (Romance Author and Translator); Sharon Cawood (Community/Neighborhoods); Nancy Maron(Sustainability/Digital Technology); Lisa Marie Popp (Writer, Independent Seeker); Mark Mangelsdorf (Alpine Skiing); Amber Cross (Ghostwriter); David Chisholm (Wireless Networks); Chris Hall – Ron Brewer – Stan Brock (Remote Area Medical); Amanda Bullen (Hairstyles); Kathleen Kelley (Psychotherapy); Caitriona Reed (Evolutionary Leadership); Gordon Townsend (Airline Industry); Laura Mansfield (Social Media); Syldy Tom (Executive Recruiting); Dr. Joseph Johnson (Higher Education); Christine Anderson (Fundraising & Donors); Patrick Burke, Architect, AIA (Public Architecture); Alexander Lamis, Architect, AIA (Public Architecture); Jeff Johnson, Architect, AIA (Public Architecture).
NPJ Book Review (by L J Frank): Forbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography by Roger Shattuck; The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution, Why Economic Inequality Threatens Our Republic by Ganesh Sitaraman; Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government’s Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis by Anne Jacobsen; Homo Deus, A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari; Erotic Art of the East by Philip Rawson; Reason for Being, A Meditation on Ecclesiastes by Jacques Ellul; The Age of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby; Forbidden Rites, A Necromancer’s Manual of the Fifteenth Century by Richard Kieckhefer; The Temple in the House, Finding the Sacred in Everyday Architecture by Anthony Lawlor, AIA; Martin Heidegger, Between Good and Evil by Rudiger Safranski; I Put A Spell On You: The Autobiography of Nina Simone; Existential Psychotherapy by Irvin Yalom; Questions Are Forever, James Bond and Philosophy, Ed. James B. South and Jacob M. Held, Ed. James B. South and Jacob M. Held; The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone by Steven Sloman, Philip Fernbach; Laughter at the Foot of the Cross by M.A. Screech; The Temple Scroll, Ed. Yigael Yadin; Travel in the Ancient World by Lionel Casson; The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Anonymous Translation into English of 1783, 1790; The Parable Of The Tribes, The Problem Of Power In Social Evolution by Andrew Bard Schmookler; Smiling through the Apocalypse, Esquire’s History of the Sixties, ED. Harold Hayes; What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News by Eric Alterman; Altogether Elsewhere, Writers On Exile, Ed. Marc Robinson; Candide by Voltaire (in the context of today); Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer by Dean Baker; Dickens by Peter Ackroyd; Dinner with Andre by Wallace Shawn; The Matrixial Borderspace (Theory Out of Bounds) by Bracha Ettinger; God’s Phallus and other problems for men and monotheism by Howard Eilberg-Schwartz; I and Thou by Martin Buber; Doubt – A History by Jennifer Michael Hecht; The American Writer and the Great Depression Ed., Harvey Swados; The Fortunes of Faust by E.M. Butler; Propaganda, The Formation of Men’s Attitudes by Jacques Ellul; Dark Money:The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of The Radical Right by Jane Mayer.
Rhythms: The Mother of All – an intimate metaphor by L J Frank; Haunting Clichés and Ghostly Metaphors by L J Frank; In Your Praise by Lisa Marie Popp; Sometimes, a Strange Desire to Forget by Lisa Marie Popp; Ice-Pick Intellect by Lisa Marie Popp; On Ramps and Other Accelerations/Ends by Lisa Marie Popp; Scratches by Lisa Marie Popp; The politician by L J Frank; The “open road” is a state of mind by L J Frank; Tenants of the Almighty by Lisa Marie Popp; Will the self remember? by L J Frank; Through a textured matrix by L J Frank; After Yeats by Lisa Marie Popp; Sound by Lisa Marie Popp; So Far Away by Lisa Marie Popp; Sky by Lisa Marie Popp; Listen to the wind by L J Frank; Last Hope- somewhere on the Gulf of Mexico, finishing the first draft of a novel by L J Frank; Winter Song by Lisa Marie Popp; The day after by Lisa Marie Popp; The Macintosh Mantra by L J Frank; Thoughts Sitting Breathing by Lisa Marie Popp; A reflection on Amedeo Clemente Modigliani by L J Frank; Unscripted IV…the past recedes in the rear view mirror by L J Frank; The Art of Love by Lisa Marie Popp; Unscripted III by L J Frank; What is Left? by Lisa Marie Popp; Unscripted II by L J Frank; Lemonade Rain by Lisa Marie Popp; Unscripted by L J Frank; Within the mist of relationships by LJ Frank; Looking at the wallpaper & thinking of nothing by Lisa Marie Popp; Tread marks on the dirt road of the mind by L J Frank; The writer and his thoughts by L J Frank; Affected by L J Frank; The language of spaghetti in a “barista” economy by L J Frank; An inquiry into a subway experience by L J Frank; Are you sure; by L J Frank; Tripping over a word by L J Frank; Quiet Stirrings by L J Frank; Mirrors and Reflections by L J Frank.
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