GOD, EVOLUTION, AND A BIT OF SCIENCE

Sunday, January 14, 2007

Faraon's Best: Wit and Wisdom from Michael Faraon, O.P., Ph.D.

Mike Faraon was a U.S. Marine. He mustered out and entered the Catholic religious order known as The Dominicans, suffix O.P. for "Order of Preachers," just before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. I met him at the College of Santa Fe. He was a large man for his generation, maybe five feet eleven... Sign in to see full entry.

Faraon's Best: Wit and Wisdom from Michael Faraon, O.P., Ph.D.

Mike Faraon was a U.S. Marine. He mustered out and entered the Catholic religious order known as The Dominicans, suffix O.P. for "Order of Preachers," just before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. I met him at the College of Santa Fe. He was a large man for his generation, maybe five feet eleven... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, January 8, 2007

Why the USA Must Hold Off on NASA's Moon Station and Lunar Launch Pad Plan

Monday, January 8, 2007 I made Who's Who in Science and Technology in 1997, as well as Who's Who in the World, and I was pleased. The typist who wrote up my data looked at "coordinated a National Science Foundation Grant" and wrote "is head of a national science foundation." This is no doubt that... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, January 1, 2007

The Bombs Went Off Last Night - We are Safe, for Now

Dateline: Bangkok, Thailand January 1, 2007 We watched the New Year's fireworks from our balcony facing East from the Hua Mark campus of Assumption University of Thailand. We are far from the sumptuous shopping centers and international stores, and from the places where people could watch the... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, December 29, 2006

The Buddhist Miracle Prayer

The Buddhist Miracle Prayer Lord Buddha, I come before you, just as I am. I am sorry for my bad deeds, I repent of my misguided ways, please forgive me. In your name, I forgive all others for what they have done against me. I renounce all the evil spirits and all evil thoughts and actions. I give... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, December 25, 2006

Three Steps to the Top

The College of Santa Fe was a great place to be. In '56-59, I was able to do some hiking in the Sangre de Cristo mountains, especially to Santa Fe Baldy, which dominates the horizon. I recall the first climb. It nearly killed my young body, though I was in good, lean condition then The altitude... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, December 16, 2006

The Dash Movie-A Love Song I Wrote-My Contest Video

Hi, TWAINMAN's FRIENDS! The TWAIN was late this month, but I heartily recommend you view the "movie" (actually a power point presentation) at this address: http://www.thedashmovie.com/ I've had to deal with the sad prognosis of a very short period before a dear close relative joins the silent... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

A Bit of History and a Tribute to a Fine Man called Brother Albert Bancha

My last post in this thread was The Credo of Brother Martin, and it tried to express in one page of text the way Brother Martin Komolmos, designer and builder of our beautiful and inspiring university called Assumption University of Thailand, sees the world and his relationship with God, who is a... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 8, 2006

The Credo of Brother Martin, f.s.g.

I have had the blessing of walking through the stunning, overwhelming Bang Na campus of Assumption University of Thailand www.au.edu ) with one of the most spiritual, creative, artistic, ingenious and captivating men I've ever met. A man of seventy two years, walking slowly, each step measured and... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Let's Get Serious about Teaching Science to People in Power

Like a lot of my blogs, I tend to write too much, but this is the first time I've tried to articulate the following ideas, so please forgive me if the first part is not too useful. You can skip to the part that begins in blue to get to the real "meat" of this blog. I taught science in Brooklyn, NY,... Sign in to see full entry.

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