Monthly Archives: February 2012

Ohio School Shootings of February, 2012

   Sanityandsense.com was extremely saddened to learn of the deadly school shootings in Ohio.  T. J. Lane is the suspected shooter and the dead include:  Russell King, Jr., Daniel Parmertor, and Demetrius Hewlin.     While Sanityandsense.com was saddened by this … Continue reading

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The Greek Debt Crisis

   On February 27, 2012, the German Bundestag voted in favor of the Greek bailout by 496 to 90.  About 80% of German Citizens are strongly opposed to the Greek bailout.  The bailout is Greece’s second in  two years.   … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 5

   Religion is not a matter of God or Church.  These are only accessories.  The real source of religious preoccupation involves the rejection of the self.  Dedication is the opposite of self-rejection.  Man alone is a religious animal because as … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 4

   Some individuals find a good alibi much more attractive than a real achievement.  An achievement does not settle anything permanently.  We have to prove our worth anew each day.  We have to prove that we are as good today … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 3

   It is immoral to expect too much from ourselves or from others.  Disappointment in ourselves does not moderate our expectations from others; on the contrary, it increases them.  It is like we wish to be disappointed in our fellow … Continue reading

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My Wife, The Pain Doctor, and Operation Fast And Furious

   My wife is treated by a pain doctor for a painful condition called sciatica.  The human spine has individual bones called vertebrae.  Between each vertebra is a disk which allows the spine to have flexibility.  If the disk slips … Continue reading

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Vitamin D : The Emerging Story

   I have been studying nutrition for over forty years, which is remarkable since I always state my age as 39.  I was greatly influenced by the great Nobel Prize Winning scientist, Dr. Linus Pauling.  Dr. Pauling was a great … Continue reading

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Family Values

   Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich,  Mitt Romney, and Barack Obama all tend to display ” family values.”  Unfortunately all of these individuals tend to display family values that are very closely related to the Jukes family.                                                  R. Van Conoley

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Another Wise Saying- Part 2

 An individual’s sense of power is much greater when he can break another’s spirit than when he can win an individual’s heart.  We can win a man’s heart one day and then lose it the next.  But when we break … Continue reading

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Another Wise Saying

   Given that the fact of death at the end of life is certain for this world,  it is amazing that people can be so serious about their very minor grievances and responsibilities.  The only reasonable conclusion that can be … Continue reading

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