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My received wisdom was Catholicism, which I rejected for a variety of reasons. While I by and large respect others' faiths, I think a choice to believe is not logical. The existence of the universe(s) is not logical to me either. Ascribing it to God only begs the question of God's origin; so to my limited faculties, God adds an unnecessary factor. Why not concede that the universe may have always existed in some form, that the Big Bang was not the beginning but part of an unending process? Yet even that doesn't mean God can't exist, but perhaps is of a nature we will never understand.

I don't claim to know about any of this. The only thing I know for sure is that I know nothing for sure.
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Because writing fiction is SO logical... ;)

I'm not arguing the theology - just the premise that God and science cannot coexist, or that logic precludes illogical thinking and acts (so long as they are not harmful to others). Imagination is rarely logical, but I would miss it. 

God exists or doesn't exist, regardless of what we believe. Then again, believing God into existence, a la Tinkerbelle, is also an interesting notion - let's all clap and see how that works out... Seriously, we humans expend an awful lot of energy worrying about and arguing about things we can't change or even have an effect on. Religion is tiresome, because it causes people to get so caught up in their own half-baked ideas of the unprovable that they kill each other over them. Faith is a fine thing - until someone tries to shove theirs down someone else's throat (all too often, quite literally). Faith - unlike religious affiliation and profession of faith - cannot be coerced.
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Her: A Memoir, is Christa Parravani’s story of surviving her twin sister, Cara’s, death—something that doesn’t sound particularly out of the ordinary until you read that fifty percent of people who lose a twin, die themselves within two years. 
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Well, your guide may not have been great, and calling the food "just edible" is a less-than-ringing endorsement, but you sure did take some nice photos. Thank you.
Weekend getaway from Delhi...choices are many. This one was very short and close by but a real getaway from the city to nature. No we didn,t spot tigers..content only with the pug marks but then i wasn,t expecting much given ...
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Glad that you enjoyed... and pics clicked by husband :)..sometimes he does a decent job..
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Gasp. You have my mouth watering. I had a colleague who used to faithfully bring clementines to work with his lunch. They seem much like mandarins, but I suspect they are different.
Mandarin oranges (aka mandarines) are sweet, juicy and rich in Vitamin C. Often, during the period of Lunar New Year, we have given and received (exchanged sounds more appropriate here) pairs of Mandarin Oranges or tangerines...
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Lord, I love this music.
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Nothing wrong with flying the Betsy Ross original. What if the fellow flew an old 48-star flag? Would someone count the stars and say it violates HOA rules? I could see regs restricting other flags, like the busted-snake invented by Ben Franklin, I think, or the Stars and Bars of the Confederacy. By the way, I worked for a company that forbade employees to wear any shirts with any kind of logo or message on them--talk about restricting free speech--but it was only in the work environment. We should keep in mind, though, that the Constitution says that "Congress shall make no law" regarding speech. It says nothing about your employer or your HOA.
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"This book provides a unique perspective to British history, juxtaposing that history with “thirty-six little pieces of paper.” 
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“The Revolution’s great achievements were education, health care, and sports, as the joke went; its failures were breakfast, lunch, and dinner.”
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Happily married and retired with two Bengal cats and an RV. Have a grown son. Worked as a technical writer for 20 years. Published three novels: When Pigs Fly, Getting Lucky, and Little Mountain. Edit the Internet Review of Books, write reviews for Clarion and Kirkus. From Massachusetts, now living in New Mexico.
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