Intelligence Category

The Jai road

Last month, we took a trip to one of our favorite nearby hidden treasures. Called Ojai (oh-high) by the Chumash, its original inhabitants for hundreds of pre-Columbian years, this is a resort town tucked away in the mountains above Ventura, just miles from the Central California Coast.  These pictures are from a recent trip we […]

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Las Vagues

Every decision we make involves a gamble. What we bring to bear when we make a choice is key.  Is it fact or opinion based? I think this question goes to the heart of every controversy we face as a species today, and especially as Americans in our current overheated political environment. As a personal […]

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Cherchez la faim

There is so little time to do anything frivolous these days.  One thing I miss is listening to NPR.  When I visit my relatives in North Carolina, I stay with Annabelle’s parents, two college professors to whom I am related on my mother’s side. They have two big-screen TVs but those are disconnected most of […]

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The litter of the law

This may ramble a bit as I spin out and organize my thoughts, free-association style.  So, please indulge me. It is interesting how events conflow to produce a series of thoughts or actions related to a particular topic.  Earlier this week I posted about Judgment at Nuremberg (on the occasion of Oscar-winning star, Maximillian Schell’s […]

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Abknoxious

There are so many compelling current news stories that grab my attention that I have to filter out what I read so I am not overwhelmed. That is largely because they are at base about human behavior, which is after all, my chosen field and my main interest in life. Because I am a psychologist, […]

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