Friday, November 16, 2018

LELAND van den Daele's COMMENTARY

The World on Edge

The variables and forces that are influencing or determining the future direction of national and international politics, along with the practice of professions, with...

US Foreign Policy: A Brief Outline

The Roman formula for governance was "bread and circuses". The modern equivalent is "Walmart, online shopping, media, the NFL, and threats to well-being." Fear...

Child and Adult Development

What Helps a Child toward Adult Achievement

Children are socialized from the earliest ages to language, culture, movement, attention, perception, emotional expression, expectations, values and motivations. The idea that vocation and...

Health

Tiny dinner salad

Food as Metaphor

I know the Corporate American Empire is disintegrating when a leading Republican candidate for president accuses the Federal Reserve of near treason while the Third Party candidates who ought to be...
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Brain and Mind

Cognitive neuroscience demonstrates the link between brain and mind. Change in thought, emotion, or perception is associated with activation of neural networks. Change induced in the brain through chemicals, neurotransmitters, lesions,...
Mother and child

Some Guidelines for Infant Feeding During the First Year of Life

The best food for babies is mother’s milk. This wonderful food is specially designed for babies. Human milk contains immune protective factors, a balance of amino acids, not found in other...

The Enduring Effect of Home Economics Research

The “discipline” of Home Economics is a curiosity of American culture, a discipline, as American as apple pie –and like apple pie it occupies a hindmost position to more substantive food. Departments...

Fifty Ways to Kill Your Lover: “Good” Foods that Debilitate

As consumers of the great American cornucopia, we are told that some foods are good for us like fruits and vegetables. We are under the impression that some foods are bad...

Spirituality