The new film, “Planet of the Humans” is exceedingly controversial with some calling for it to be taken down. I’ll begin with a disclaimer. I’m not an expert in climate science, population issues, or renewable or nuclear energy, so judge my comments accordingly. Continue reading Review of “Planet of the Humans”
Vincent van Gogh’s 1890 painting Sorrowing old man (‘At Eternity’s Gate’)
Depression is a serious problem. While its causes are complicated and variable, sleep deprivation is commonly connected with depression. In fact, Harvard Medical School says that sleep deprivation can seriously affect all aspects of mental health. Continue reading Sleep and Depression in Older Persons
Declaration of Independence by John Trumbull
If you read one short article about the state of contemporary America it should be George Packer’s “We Are Living in a Failed State: The coronavirus didn’t break America. It revealed what was already broken” in The Atlantic. The essay captures our attention in its very first paragraphs.
When the virus came here, it found a country with serious underlying conditions, and it exploited them ruthlessly. Continue reading George Packer “We Are Living in a Failed State”