What Makes You Tick? – Do we exist only inside our brains, or does the mind have a longer reach? – #bookreview

What Makes You Tick? A New Paradigm for Neuroscience Gerard Verschuuren (Solas Press, paperback) What is the connection between the mind and the brain? Does the mind exist independent of the brain? And does the human mind communicate with something—or someone–beyond its “biological substrata and physics”? Gerard Verschuuren tackles these and other mystery-laden questions in … Continue reading What Makes You Tick? – Do we exist only inside our brains, or does the mind have a longer reach? – #bookreview

Courage Beyond the Game: The Freddie Steinmark Story – #football #biography #bookreview

Courage Beyond the Game: The Freddie Steinmark Story By Jim Dent (Thomas Dunne Books, $25.99 hardback; $12.99 Kindle) In my one and only fall semester as a student at the University of Texas at Austin, I went to a couple of football games and watched Freddie Steinmark play safety for the Longhorns. I sat high up in … Continue reading Courage Beyond the Game: The Freddie Steinmark Story – #football #biography #bookreview

The Book of Books: The Radical Impact of the King James Bible, 1611-2011 – #bookreview

The Book of Books: The Radical Impact of the King James Bible, 1611-2011 By Melvyn Bragg (Counterpoint Press, $28.00 hardback; $20.00 Kindle) As a child, I liked and respected the King James Bible. But I hated religion. I had been born into a “Christian” demonination that tried incessantly to pound hellfire, damnation and, sadly, white supremacy, … Continue reading The Book of Books: The Radical Impact of the King James Bible, 1611-2011 – #bookreview