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Life Stats

Figures often beguile me, particularly when I have the arranging of them myself; in which case the remark attributed to Disraeli would often apply with justice and force: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Continue reading

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My Friend Death

The contemplation of one’s own mortality frightens many people.  To be more specific, people are fearful that their death will be painful, prolonged and difficult.  I don’t like pain either.  I mean physical pain, like from disease or injury.  Psychological pain, emotional pain and painful crises of the spirit are things no one can avoid Continue reading

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