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A History of Vampires

Before I read classic horror stories and watched vampire movies, when I was a mere ten years old, a silly girl from my sister’s scouting troop came up to...

The Challenge of Nietzsche

I say that William Shakespeare was the first and last man in history to be right about everything on which he spoke; however, I say that Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)...

Forming Humanity

It is 2020 and humanity is dead.  Or perhaps humanity is not dead, but it is lying like an ill-fitting costume in the closet of the 19th century: unused,...

BRANDO: The Contender

Johnny Depp, being interviewed, shared a story of how Marlon Brando once instructed him never to do three movies in a year: “We only have so many faces”, was...

King Charles, Milton, and The Last Judgment

Considering what is happening in the U.S. now, it might be a good time (even for those who are not religious) to read about Satan's Second Coming. The author of...

How Technology Transforms Ethics

This book review is by Dr. M. Emanuele The unoriginal premise of this book is that the mores and ethics of society change and evolve over time due to scientific...

Scribes of Space

The Archbishop of Seville, Isidore (560-636), established a telescoping set of units, beginning with the largest. He wrote “Our ancestors divided the world into parts. They put parts into...

THE FALL OF DEMOCRACY

“Those who desert the constitutional position handed down to them by their ancestors, and whose political conduct is oligarchic, should be deprived of the civic right to offer you...

The Map of Knowledge

Whole books have been written about De rerum natura, a long poem written by Lucretius  (99-55 BCE). Its intended audience were Romans, who wanted to learn about the Greek...

Elderhood: a guide to Life

Are old people useless? Author Louise Aronson doesn't think so, which is why she has written this book on elderhood. Here is one way she sees old people are engaged:...
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Tucson’s Reid Park Zoo

“Our goal is to be a world-class zoo,” said Reid Park Zoo’s Deborah Carr, director of marketing and events. As she gave the Sun...

World Premiere in Tucson

written by Drs. C. Cunningham & M. Emanuele Gretchen Wirges brought her one-woman show to the Invisible Theatre this week, marking its world premiere. Entitled...

Arizona in Space

A 2-room exhibit at the Arizona History Museum, entitled Ready To Launch, is designed to show Arizona’s place in space. While it has elements of...