Lessons Learned in Music and Dance

Lessons Learned in Music and Dance

I’ve studied a wide variety of musical instruments, musical styles, and dance styles, and have learned a lot from each of them. (But the operative word is “studied”. Many them, I haven’t really “learned”, much less “mastered”! But on a few, I can muddle through passably. And when it comes to Irish Dance, well, my claim to fame is that at one time, I was able to fool quite a few Irish folks into thinking I knew what I was doing!)

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What’s Wrong with  High Fructose Corn Syrup?

What’s Wrong with High Fructose Corn Syrup?

High Fructose Corn Syrup was introduced into the American Food Supply in the 1970’s, at roughly the same time as partially hydrogenated oils. Since then, we’ve had epidemic levels of obesity, the highest rates of disease, and the lowest life expectancy of any industrialized nation. Those facts are not a coincidence.

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Where Marx Went Wrong

Where Marx Went Wrong

A Call for SYMBIOSIS of Corporations and Government

Marx was a brilliant thinker who got a lot of things right. He clearly identified Capitalism’s major problem, but unfortunately he missed the solution. His big oversight led to a false dichotomy in theory, which in turn led to “dictatorial socialism” in reality (a bad thing), as opposed to “democratic socialism” (a very good thing, as I will argue).

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What’s Wrong with American Foods?

What’s Wrong with American Foods?

If you’re an American, you’re probably fat. And if you’re an American child, odds are overwhelming that your life will be cut short by complications rising from obesity and other complications. Despite what you may have heard, it is not your fault. It is not a matter of “personal responsibility”. There are ingredients in the American food supply that are making you fat. Those ingredients made their debut in the 1970’s. They are a matter of corporate responsibility — and culpability. To protect yourself, there’s a lot you need to know. (Original image courtesy of
Natural News.
)

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Forget Bogeys, Play for Barbies!

Forget Bogeys, Play for Barbies!

Professionals play for par. But that’s hard. A simple scoring trick can make it easier to keep score and make things a lot more fun. But who wants to play for bogey? There’s no way it sounds good. Well, “par” + “bogey” = “barby”. And everyone wants to play for barbies!

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