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Disorders, Decisions

Whether you call it mental illness, lunacy, or insanity, being crazy isn’t fun. It’s not a lifestyle choice either. Not for most. Certainly not in my case. I’ll get back to that. Folks started talking about “mental hygiene” after William … Continue reading

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“Raving Politics”

Quite a few parts of the Bible don’t talk about forgiveness. But quite a few do, and they’re not just in the New Testament. This morning’s second reading doesn’t mention forgiveness directly, but the verse right after it does. They … Continue reading

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Editing Genes, Ethically

Scientists at England’s John Innes Centre learned how to grow plants that produce polio vaccine. That sounds like a very good idea, particularly since the process should work for other vaccines, too. The other ‘genetic engineering’ news raises issues that … Continue reading

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Dealing With Cystic Fibrosis

A “Benefit for Teri (Sanden) Starkey” notice was on the Our Lady of Angels bulletin board this Sunday. The event was Saturday, July 29, and in Litchfield; a town south and a bit east of here, about an hour and … Continue reading

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