Monthly Archives: April 2012

Asperger’s Posts: Where to Go from Here

Today is the last day of National Autism Month for 2012!  On my WordPress blog, I’ve gained some new followers on account of my posts on The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships, by Temple Grandin and Sean Barron.  In these … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich’s Saving Lives & Saving Money 8

In my latest reading of Saving Lives & Saving Money: Transforming Health and Healthcare, Newt talks about the importance of increased government spending on scientific research.  In some cases, this would be to combat diseases, such as Diabetes and Alzheimer’s.  … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Health, Health Care, Life, Political Philosophy, Politics, School

Can Murderers Be Forgiven?

In my write-up today on Joseph Telushkin’s A Code of Jewish Ethics, Volume 1: You Shall Be Holy, my post will be synchronic rather than diachronic, in that I’ll discuss Telushkin’s depiction of Judaism’s stance on the issue of forgiveness … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Rabbinics, Religion

Cacophony

The pastor’s sermon this morning was about listening to the Good Shepherd (Jesus) in the midst of the cacophony of different voices in the world, some of them telling us to do what is wrong. I agree with my pastor … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich’s Saving Lives & Saving Money 7

For my write-up today on Newt Gingrich’s Saving Lives & Saving Money: Transforming Health and Healthcare, I want to highlight what Newt says on pages 145-146: “The current system dictates a focus on reactive acute care and does not incentivize … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Health, Health Care, Political Philosophy, Politics

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships 29

I finished The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships.  In this post, I’ll highlight something that Temple Grandin says on page 378, about why she takes medication: “Not everybody needs medication but I am one of those who do.  For me, … Continue reading

Posted in Asperger's, Autism, Social Skills

Newt Gingrich’s Saving Lives & Saving Money 6

For my write-up today on Saving Lives & Saving Money: Transforming Health and Healthcare, I’ll highlight what Newt Gingrich says on pages 110-111: “In a world where we have the ability to do our own trading on the stock market, … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Health, Health Care, Political Philosophy, Politics

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships 28

For my write-up today on The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships, I’ll highlight something on page 363.  It’s talking about Jennifer McIlwee Myers, who wrote a section of the book: “Jennifer has been married to Gary Myers for eleven years.  … Continue reading

Posted in Asperger's, Autism, Politics, Star Trek: Voyager

Psalm 74

For my weekly quiet time this week, I will blog about Psalm 74. Psalm 74:8 says (in the KJV): “They said in their hearts, Let us destroy them together: they have burned up all the synagogues of God in the … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich’s Saving Lives & Saving Money 5

In my last reading of Saving Lives & Saving Money: Transforming Health and Healthcare, Newt Gingrich talks about offering incentives for healthy living.  I enjoyed his anecdote on page 101: “The amount of hours we worked and the time my … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Health, Health Care, Politics