Episode 35: Mental Exercise, Predictive Genetics, Hook-Up Software at Ivy
Mental Exercising: Everyone seems to agree: It’s crucial we exercise mentally, normally in the form of meditation. Meditation, even the most secular, focuses on taking yourself out of time and space. Why? Time and space are the realm of the bodily. By practicing meditation, by trying to escape time and space, is there an admission that there is, indeed, a spiritual?
Predictive Genetics: The genetics revolution is here. It’s scary, scary stuff, and the Chinese don’t find it scary at all. The curse of Communism (which compelled Mao to wipe out thousands of years of Chinese tradition and norms) might be preparing to bring its worse harvest of all.
Lightning Segments: Dieting and efficient drinking, Three Dog Night’s Chuck Negron at the Rose Bowl, gay Mexicans, more.
Education News: Senior hook-up software program at the Ivies, Detroit Diocese bans Sunday athletics, the farce of a bachelor’s degree.
Theme song: Skinnin’ Lynyrd by Greg Scheske, a bespoke expert. Email him here: firstname.lastname@example.org
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