The persistence of memory, 1931, Salvador Dali
The persistence of memory, 1931, Salvador Dali



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Om Chanting;    What time is it? Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;        NPJ Author;      Dreamwork Summit;     Who will be the 21st century environmental refugees?       Dream Yoga Fall Workshops;      Climate Change Signal;     Magical Manuscripts, Charms, Potions and Witchcraft;     What is censorship? A perspective;     Atlantic Ocean: effect of circulation slowing?;    Angie M. Sanchez;     Andrew Holecek, update 3/2018;      Challenges of a foreign correspondent;    Mission Status, the Voyager probes;    The culture of trolling;    The Shadow of Lhasa, a tale of reincarnation by L J Frank, revised and unabridged;    Excerpts from Political Lying by Jonathan Swift;   Architectural Use of Hemp;    Oceans are losing oxygen;    Art Censorship: How Social Media Edits Our WorldviewThe Death of the Internet?   Greed Revisited, a recent history   The Value of Money:     Evolving Political Language:     Andrew Holecek, update 9/2017;    Forthcoming books by L J Frank;     Game of Thrones study by Dr Kate Lister;    David Chisholm, Update 8/2017;   Dr Kate Lister, Update 7/2017;    Vanessa de Largie, update 7/2017;     Julia Tulupova, update 7/2017;      Selected publications of Dr. Gloria Brame, update 7/2017;   Carmen Browne, Jazz & Soul Vocalist, update 6/2017;    Andrew Holecek, Dream Yoga and Lucid Dreaming, update 6/2017;    Harrie Farrow’s novel about love and sex, update, 6/2017;    Randi Sloane, actor, update 6/2017;    Selected publications of Dr. Bharat Mehra, update 6/2017;  v;   Impeachment and the U.S. Constitution;   v; In Memory of my Father by L J Frank;   Shantith & Broken Toys by Lisa Marie Popp;   Adjusting the rearview mirror by L J Frank;  Impeachment;   The Mother of All – an intimate metaphor* by L J Frank;    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?;   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 MusicIntimacy, technology & the human body.


Guest Column      

‘Me Too’: A chance to heal our wounding from Patriarchy around sex and intimacy, by Hilary Bowring;       The Case for Meditation and Chanting OM by Hilary Bowring;       Breaking Free of Patriarchy, Part 1 of 3, by Hilary Bowring;       Patriarchy, a perspective by Hilary Bowring, Healer, Writer, Teacher;     The Opioid Scene, An American Tragedy by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC;      The Rise of Nationalism and the Threat to our Planet Earth;       The Case Against Competition by Alfie Kohn, Author & Lecturer;      A Tantric Viewpoint: Living Together vs Marriage by Uriél Dana;        Newfoundland Circumnavigation by Elizabeth Szekeres, International Traveler, Writer;     There must be some mistake-closing thoughts by Mary Bryant;    Women in Prison by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN< CLNC;      Remember US by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen;     Through the Looking-Glass by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen;     THE CANNABIS NURSE by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC;      The Idea of Paris by Mary Bryant;     Americans and the lies of Harry Anslinger, The Truth about Cannabis by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC;     Inspiration by Angie Sanchez;     So much has changed for me by Michelle Reynolds (transgender);    #MeToo and all are included by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC;      The Failing of a Presidency, an American Fault by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen. RN, CLNC;    To live a few moments longer by Mary Bryant;     Terpenes and Cannabis by Sue DeGregorio-Rosen, RN, CLNC;     The Resurrection of the Baby Boomer by Sue Degregorio-Rosen, RN,CLNC;   Three brown men, a petite, old white lady and a flat tire by Mary Bryant;      I’d rather be driving by Mary Bryant;    Sweet Sounds of the Road by Mary Bryant;    David and the Stendhal syndrome by Mary Bryant; The Unsung Highway by Mary Bryant;    US Highway 79 by Mary Bryant;     In response to a query, by Sheree Johnson, founder and Director Gestalt Ann Arbor;     A perspective on reality by Audrey Leamon (philosophy);    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 (LJ Frank)    

 A Philosophy of Glaucoma and the Edge of Seeing;      An inquiry into the significance of a misplaced wristwatch;      Ghostwriting, Memory and Bach’s Air on G String (Suite no. 3);        Selective Memory and the Rolling Stones;       A reflection on monogamy, non-monogamy and intimacy, end edition;       Facing your face, the facsimile in the mirror;      Tell her I am leaving now – an experience;      Reflections on Emigration, Immigration and Memory;     Disarming textures of pro-life;    An Evening at a Casino;     Sunday’s Poetic-less Postcript;     The journey as the destination is a cliche;        The Quelle Text;      Compassion;      Skimming the most so poetic surface;      The 1930’s Downstream, a poetic inquiry;      The Politics of Money (Everything is never Quite Enough);     Journeying on the dirt road of politics and the soul;      Not all breaths are the same;      Intracoastal voyage and beyond;     The urn without a soul has no value;      A Smith Corona typewriter and private moments;   Primitive;     A Quest for “OM” from The Edges;        La Moustache Existentielle revisited;      An abstract artist’s autumn of realism:      Hypatia from Alexandria, notes about the extremes of fear;      Naked, nude and the geography of the heart, rev.;      Rumors of knowledge and the existential future of “library“;      Thoughts about Harley-Davidson and acquiring knowledge;    Thoughts about inerrancy;    Faces in the crowd and the orthodoxy of design;   A Brief Introduction to the Ancient Pleasure of Espionage;    The fate of a middle-aged Englishman?;      It’s not that I haven’t been game;   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?;      Diplomacy and Language;     The symbolic architecture of the door;   A philosophical approach to the primitive mind and reincarnation.



Barbara C Harrison, Post-Modern Visual Artist;        Kenneth Fikes, Ubuntu and Human Relationships;       Laura Allan, Shelters International Disaster Response;      Vanessa Holloway, Race, towards an understanding;     Fulton Johns, DDS, Reality? Fractals, dark matter, dark energy and the universe;    Walter Semkiw, MD, MPH, Considering Reincarnation;      Johanna Sparrow, Life coach & relationship guru:      Sheree Johnson, Gestalt and Interconnectedness;   Elaine Coyne, The Art of Jewelry;     Dr. Elizabeth Anderson, Work, Ethics, Technology and Democracy;      Dr Kate Lister, Female Sexuality, Medieval to Victorian, Whores of Yore;     Andrew Holecek, (Tibetan Dream Yoga and Lucid Dreaming);     Angie Sanchez, Part 2, (Quantum Healing Hypnosis Practitioner);     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  (L J Frank)

 The Gods and Other Lectures: The Gods, Humboldt, Thomas Paine, Individuality, Heretics & Heresies by Robert G. Ingersoll;        Wartime by Paul Russell;      The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff;        Masks, Faces of Culture by John W. Nunley, Cara McCarty;        Plagues and the Paradox of Progress-Why the world is getting healthier in worrisome ways by Thomas J Bollyky;      Gandhi, An Autobiography, The story of my experiments with truth, Mahadev Desai, translator;     The Genesis of God, A Theological Genealogy by Thomas J.J. Altizer;       Prisoners of Hate, The Cognitive Basis of Anger, Hostility and Violence by Aaron T. Beck, M.D.;    Larousse Gastronomique, Revised and Updated;     The Prehistory of the Mind by Steven Mind;       Gender Ambiguity in the Workplace: Transgender and Gender-Diverse Discrimination by Alison Fogarty, Lily Zheng;    The Apprentice: Trump, Russia and the Subversion of American Democracy by Gregg Miller;     A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn;     Reporter: A Memoir by Seymour M. Hersh;     Strange Histories by Darren Oldridge:   Heretics, The Other Side of Early Christianity by Gerd Ludemann;      White House Interpreter. The Art of Interpretation by Henry Obst;      Androgyny by June Singer:      Faust’s Metropolis, A History of Berlin by Alexandra Richies:     Scribes, Scripts and Books, The Book Arts from Antiquity to the Renaissance by Leila Arvin;      Evil in Modern Thought – an alternative history of philosophy by Susan Neiman;   Ideas with consequences: The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution (Studies in Postwar American Political Development) by Amanda Hollis-Brusky;     Detroit, An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff;       From Fascism to Populism in History by Federico Finchelstein;       The Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate by Sue Scheff and Sue Schorr;       The Devil in the Holy Water or the Art of Slander from Louis XIV to Napoleon by Robert Darnton;       Power, Politics, and the making of the Bible, An Introduction  by Robert B. Coote and Mary P. Coote:       Russian Roulette: The Inside story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump by Michael Isikoff and David Corn;       Mindful Politics, A Buddhist guide to making the world a better place, ed. Melvin McLeod;        The Prehistory of Sex by Timothy taylor;    The Housewife’s Handbook on Selective Promiscuity by Rey Anthony;      The Transparent Self by Sidney Jourard;       American Oligarchy, The Permanent Political Class by Ron Formisano;       Jerusalem by F.E. Peters;         The Vanity Fair Dairies 1983-1992 by Tina Brown;      Who Rules he World by Noam Chomsky;      Desert Wisdom by Neil Douglas-Klotz;      Arab and Jew, Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land, Revised & Updated, by David K. Shipler;        The Philosophy of The Bed by Mary Eden and Richard Carrington;       Democracy and the Problem of Free Speech by Cass R. Sunstein;     Citizens, A Chronicle of the French Revolution by Simon Schama;       The Manipulated Mind: Brainwashing, Conditioning and Indoctrination by Denise Winn;     Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy, David R. Slavitt, translator;       The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine;      The Human Condition by Hannah Arendt;      Critical Reflections on the Paranormal, Eds,Michael Stoeber and Hugo Meynell;   The Argument Culture, Moving from Debate to Dialogue by Deborah Tannen;   The Money Cult, Capitalism, Christianity and the Unmaking of the American Dream by Chris Lehman;   My Life and Times by Henry Miller;      Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We don’t Talk About It) by Elizabeth Anderson;      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 By A.S.B. Glover;     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;    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.


Publications (L J Frank)

The Human Soul and the Desert (photo);       Forthcoming Books;    Essays from an esoteric Journey;        The Shadow of Lhasa, a tale of reincarnation;    Fragments of Faust;       The Arius Scrolls   



Winter weather warnings by Signee Ruddy;       Dance by Signe Ruddy;     Ehecatl (wind serpent) by Signe Ruddy;      Beyond the liminal by Kathryn Thompson;        With each embrace by Kathryn Thompson;       A Love Song in Case of Good bye by Kathryn Thompson;       Deep Sighs by Kathryn Thompson;    Leaning on the Lamppost by Lisa Marie Popp;       Bring me your shattered mind by Kathryn Thompson;       Benign Venus by Kathryn Thompson;     The autograph of a thought by L J Frank;      The misappropriation of titillate and other misdemeanors and felonies by L J Frank;        Blind by L J Frank;    Selective Memory by L J Frank;      The Debt by L J Frank; the desert – gaining or losing one’s soul by L J Frank;        The lobbyist and the Neo Wave of Truth by L J Frank;      Brain Fingerprinting by L J Frank;Can you hear me now? by L J Frank;      The Beckoning of the Muse by L J Frank:      For R Rated Audience Only by L J Frank;       A Southern City with Southern Gothic Charm by L J Frank;      The “madness” of a poet’s soul;     Awakened by L J Frank;      The witness – tomorrow’s job interview by L J Frank;      Cubicles of Knowledge by L J Frank;    Joie de Vivre by L J Frank;      In Memory of my Father by L J Frank;       Shantith & Broken Toys by Lisa Marie Popp;      Adjusting the rearview mirror by L J Frank;      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;   I ce-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.



Climbing a staircase into the 18th century;        Crossing border into Mexico;      You and the Getaway Car;      Pre-agent Literary Consultant to author at a booksellers’ wine tasting event;      The modern presidency – the lie becomes the truth;     The singular behavior of a caffeine connoisseur;     Evening Escape;    Honk Your Horn If You Don’t Exist;     Seashore Communiqué;     Painting and Music are Expressions of our Soul.


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