Daily Archives: April 2, 2012

Contract with the Earth 2

I have three items for my write-up today on A Contract with the Earth, by Newt Gingrich and Terry Maple. 1.  Why do Newt and Maple believe that we should be concerned about the environment?  One reason is that the … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Environment, Political Philosophy, Politics

Biblical Names

I finished volume 3 of John Meier’s A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus.  On page 616, Meier states: “One cannot help but notice how every name in Jesus’ family harks back to the beginnings of Israel’s history: the patriarch … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships 2

For my write-up today on The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships, by Temple Grandin and Sean Barron, I will quote something that Temple says on page 6: “I wasn’t shy about putting myself in social situations, or anxious about making … Continue reading

Posted in Asperger's, Autism, Movies, Social Skills