Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Wise Saying – Part 30

” If you take all the experience and judgement of men over fifty out of the world, there wouldn’t be enough left to run it.”               Henry Ford

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The Whipping Boy In America

   A whipping boy was a young boy who was assigned to a young prince and was punished when the prince misbehaved.  Whipping boys were established in the English Court in the 1400’s and the 1500’s.  They were created because … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 29

  ” Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody’s face but their own. ”  Jonathan Swift

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A Wise Saying – Part 28

 ” It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong.”       Voltaire ( 1694-1778 )

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Aging, Marijuana, and Human Growth Hormone

   During my life, I have never consumed alcohol, smoked, or used illegal drugs.  Also, I have seriously studied the biochemistry of vitamins, proteins, fats, and many other nutritional compounds.  My studies in biochemistry have continued over a forty year … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 27

   Moderation is a virtue only in those thought to have an alternative.                    Henry Kissinger

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A Wise Saying: Part 26

   ” Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it. ”                                   Stephen Vizinczey

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A Wise Saying – Part 25

” People who think that they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do. ”       Isaac Asimov    ( Editor’s note: The editor of this website has read more than 400 books written by Asimov.  Of … Continue reading

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The Fiscal Cliff

   In February, 2012, Ben Bernanke became the first person to use the term ” Fiscal Cliff .”   As chairman of the Federal Reserve System, Ben Bernanke was speaking to the Financial Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives … Continue reading

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