Daily Archives: April 22, 2011

A Good Friday Concert

A Good Friday concert (on a Sunday!) Today is  Good Friday  – the day Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Last Sunday my husband and I went to a remarkable concert.  The theme was Lamentations.  In the Catholic  church … Continue reading

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How risky is the global economy ?

By Mohamed A. El-Erian Three years after the global financial crisis, the global economy remains a confusing place – and for good reasons. Should we draw comfort from gradual healing in advanced countries and solid growth in emerging economies? Or should … Continue reading

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When all the world is renewed

R. Wagner: Parsifal (Good Friday Music) There is beginning in each end. That is the symbolism of Good Friday

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Portraits of the mind

Purkinje Neurons . Among other things, these cells are the masters of motor coordination in the cerebellar cortex. Toxic exposure such as alcohol and lithium, autoimmune diseases, genetic mutations including autism and neurodegenerative diseases can negatively affect human Purkinje cells.

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The Truman Show

There is anarticle in the New York Times today, that speaks of the results of a poll conducted with 1224 adults nationwide, about their views on the economy, budget deficit and health care. I love the first couple of questions: … Continue reading

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