Tag Archives: Hinduism

The Changing Vision of God

“A History of God” by Karen Armstrong. An old college joke: A student prepared for a final exam by gathering his semester notes and condensing them into one page. He took that page and condensed it into one paragraph, then … Continue reading

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Bharat Gajjar

Recently our local newspaper had the obituary of Bharat Gajjar who was our neighbor for a few years back in the 1980s.  He was born in India, but had been in America for perhaps forty years. He worked for DuPont … Continue reading

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Vishnu Sand Sculpture

Several years ago in Florida, I  paddled alone in my kayak to a deserted sandbar island (Shell Key, near Fort DeSoto), and there, with no other sign of humanity, saw this charming, obviously recent, carving in the sand.  I could … Continue reading

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Time, and Where It Goes When It Goes By

I recently finished abstracting the paperback book  “The Fabric of the Cosmos”  by Brian Greene, a surprisingly young and boyish-looking  professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University.  He is sometimes seen on various TV science programs explaining modern physics … Continue reading

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Time, Time, Said Old King Tut . . .

Even as a child I was fascinated with science, and, in those days, the big science was atomic energy. My hero was Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist who directed the development of the atomic bomb.  I was impressed when Oppenheimer famously … Continue reading

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