Gaia’s evil twin: Is life its own worst enemy?

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20227131.400-gaias-evil-twin-is-life-its-own-worst-enemy.html?full=true Interactive graphic: Medean extinctions throughout evolutionary history THE twin Viking landers that defied the odds to land on Mars in 1976 and 1977 had one primary goal: to find life. To the disappointment of nearly all concerned, the data they sent back was a sharp dash of cold water. The Martian surface was harsh and antibiotic and there was Continue Reading →

Another way to look at “regret”

“Never regret.  If it’s good, it’s wonderful.  If it’s bad, it’s experience.” -Victoria Holt, The Black Opal, 1993 Everything we do, everything we go through, has some purpose for us in our life, and in our growth.  So if we look at it this way, how could we regret anything that happens to us?  It may be terrible at the Continue Reading →

Today I found out I was as bad as the rest

Although she says she forgives me… As bad as the rest.. and perhaps, maybe, because I know/knew what they did to me, I was probably worse.. because I knew the pain… And although I have blocked much of my childhood (including college) from my memories, I know that I was not always a nice person. No excuses…  my class was Continue Reading →