Washington State University Reports Cannabis Reduces OCD and Anxiety on a Short Term Basis

Cannabis reduces OCD symptoms by half in the short-term October 20, 2020 By Sara Zaske, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. –People with obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, report that the severity of their symptoms was reduced by about half within four hours of smoking cannabis, according to a Washington State University study. The researchers analyzed data inputtedContinue reading “Washington State University Reports Cannabis Reduces OCD and Anxiety on a Short Term Basis”

“Our Time Machine”: Creative Genius Maleonn from People’s Republic of China

You can luxuriate in the creative genius of 43-year-old Maleonn in the Chinese documentary “Our Time Machine”. On the face of it this is a story of Maleonn crafting together what one might call a puppet show “Papa’s Time Machine”. But the puppets are creative masterpieces. The show is about a son who creates aContinue reading ““Our Time Machine”: Creative Genius Maleonn from People’s Republic of China”

“Musical Comedy Whore”: A parade of promiscuity and the hope for love

The film “Musical Comedy Whore” is a one-man song, dance and comedy show playing off Broadway in New York and is a raunchy autobiography of David Pevsner who both stars and is the writer of the play. Pevsner is unabashedly gay and you are faced with a few of options here. Not everybody co-exists peacefullyContinue reading ““Musical Comedy Whore”: A parade of promiscuity and the hope for love”

Novel Thoughts: Albert Camus: “The Outsider”

Albert Camus was born in Algiers in 1913 and eventually moved to Paris. He died in 1960. “The Outsider” was published in 1942. ” But I reminded myself, it’s common knowledge that life isn’t worth living anyhow, And, on a wide view, I could see that it makes little difference whether one dies at theContinue reading “Novel Thoughts: Albert Camus: “The Outsider””

Toss the Naproxen Away for Osteoarthritis? Replace with Ginger, Pepper and Turmeric?

Randomized Controlled Trial Phytother Res . 2020 Aug;34(8):2067-2073. doi: 10.1002/ptr.6671. Epub 2020 Mar 16. Herbal formulation “turmeric extract, black pepper, and ginger” versus Naproxen for chronic knee osteoarthritis: A randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial Motahar Heidari-Beni 1, Amir R Moravejolahkami 2, Pegah Gorgian 3, Gholamreza Askari 3, Mohammad J Tarrahi 4, Nimah Bahreini-Esfahani 3Affiliations expand PMID: 32180294 DOI: 10.1002/ptr.6671 Abstract Osteoarthritis is the most common articular disease that can lead to chronic painContinue reading “Toss the Naproxen Away for Osteoarthritis? Replace with Ginger, Pepper and Turmeric?”

Cork Away # 1: Australian Wine at The Liquor Control Board of Ontario The Australian Winery Yalumba makes an excellent “Y Series Viognier” at a very reasonable price. This time we try an organic Shiraz available at the Liquor Control Board of Ontario. It has a black cherry colour. As for aromatics black cherry, blackberryContinue reading

“The COVID Cruise”: “The Nature of Things” Gives an Up Close and Personal View of the Diamond Princess Incident

David Suzuki on November 27th in his “Nature of Things” presents an episode “The COVID Cruise” which is a behind the scenes look of The Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Yokohama Japan in February with 3,700 passengers and crew on board. You may recall there was an outbreak of COVID-19 on the ship whichContinue reading ““The COVID Cruise”: “The Nature of Things” Gives an Up Close and Personal View of the Diamond Princess Incident”

Branded Like Cattle But It is for Your Own Good!

Welcome to the trial Common Pass which will be a prerequisite for travel and touted as temporary in the face of COVID-19 just as personal income tax in many jurisdictions was implemented to finance The Great War of 1914-18. The Commons Project is partly financed by the Rockefeller Foundation. Now Rockefeller, There’s a name toContinue reading “Branded Like Cattle But It is for Your Own Good!”

Medico-Political Totalitarianism Fueled by COVID?

Being mindful one might step back in a non- judgemental fashion and itemize what some see as the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. Freedom of association has been eliminated Union collective agreements have been “legally” violated Politicians are “deferring” to their team of non-elected medical experts on extremely political decisions Medico experts are obsessed withContinue reading “Medico-Political Totalitarianism Fueled by COVID?”

The Unmindfulness of Outgoing President Trump

There is a great Eastern based story that is taught to many mindfulness students. A man is on a hunting expedition and the party enters into enemy territory. The man is shot by an arrow in the ankle. In great pain he reacts with anger criticizing himself for being so stupid. Why was he recklesslyContinue reading “The Unmindfulness of Outgoing President Trump”