• Make America great againt: Get fit.
  • The assault on empiricism, given legitimacy by leftist post-modern academics, made fashionable by New Age air heads, politicized by Creationists and right wing fundamentalists, is now running amok in the political mainstream: facts no longer matter....only what you feel or have read somewhere on the Internet.
  • Geocentrism is to physics as creationism is to biology.
  • At every moment, you are either training, recovering, or degrading.
  • Most of what we have come to associate with aging is instead the lifetime accumulation of the effects of our gastronomic vices and physical sloth: heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, and a variety of cancers, allergies, and auto-immune diseases.
  • The first Texans were illegals in northeastern Mexico crossing the border from the United States.
  • A litmus test to apply to the latest gadget being marketed to us: does it communicate, educate, or elevate?
  • Brief thoughts....After a brief hiatus in the '90s, the world has been destabilized by the greedy, the slothful, and the bigoted.
  • I cannot understand how the electorate in a democracy can continuously blame politicians for the sorry state of their government. We believe the sound bite, we believe the candidate with the biggest coffer and loudest bull horn, we believe the most simplistic solutions. Then we repeatedly vote for them and make them politicians. Nowhere is the dictum that "a people get the government they deserve" more accurate than in a democracy.
  • Responsibility for the gridlock in congress lays squarely with those representatives who were elected promising that they would not compromise. Such a commitment is inimical to representative government, the fundamental mechanism of American Democracy. One cannot escape the conclusion people who espouse this position are extremists.
  • Ted Meissner: "Saying you can't meditate because your mind wanders is like saying you can't run because you get out of breath."
  • Faith is necessary when you don't have empirical evidence.