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personal perspectives on events from Jay Fulton

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Coincidence rejectedjayattleboro1984scanned

Sat, 11 Jun 2016 15:08:46 +0000

Coincidence, I rejected you. How can show your skinny, pointy face here, in Attleboro, of all places? I had convinced myself, “No more superstition for me. A twenty-first century citizen, I live in the natural world and science is my guide. Coincidence is just coincidence, bare and meaningless, unless wrapped up in a coat of […](image)

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1 year later…jay

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:16:27 +0000

This life is your chance. Do the important things; don't wait. (image)

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Goodbye old friend?jay

Sun, 13 Oct 2013 15:23:31 +0000

Goodbye old friend? On October 11th, an old friend, John Tucker – ‘Tuck’,  who was deathly ill at that time, closed our conversation by saying, “Goodbye, old friend.” When he said that, I immediately felt a sharp shard of memory cut through the curtain of consciousness, appearing in full color, very short, but very real. […](image)

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Stand your ground, or change your mind?jayzimmerman_2012

Sun, 08 Apr 2012 13:38:42 +0000

What stereotypes sit behind your eyes, coloring your perceptions, and changing your behavior when you meet strangers?(image)

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How will you “say” 2010 in the new year? (Poll)jay

Thu, 31 Dec 2009 12:16:45 +0000

Will you say “Two Thousand Ten”? Will you say “Twenty Ten”?(image)

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Blackberry for a eulogyjayblackberryimage

Sun, 27 Dec 2009 01:09:05 +0000

Standing at the pulpit, looking down at the tiny handheld device, that blackberry screen looked like a postage stamp and the letters of Meg's words looked like scrimshaw scratches on a 200 year old tusk.(image)

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Strunk & White meet at the corner of Pinker and Topologyjay

Sun, 29 Nov 2009 13:40:22 +0000

While reading my old copy of the “The Elements of Style” (Strunk & White), 3rd edition,  I recognized a connection to an idea from the work of Stephen Pinker. Where? Here.  “Some nouns that appear to be plural are usually construed as singular, and given a singular verb”, followed by two examples of the singular […](image)

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Sun, 08 Mar 2009 15:41:03 +0000

“Adrienne’s Army,” you ask? There is an interesting quality of human understanding, that we can often underestimate the impact of small things we do.  That is not to say that every little choice you make turns out to be significant. Life is not so simple! It’s that you are unlikely to know -in advance- which […](image)

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Psychiatrist knits anatomically correct woolly brainjay

Sat, 17 Jan 2009 17:43:34 +0000

check this out : Psychiatrist knits anatomically correct woolly brain This relates to the ancient art of tapestry as information system, doesn’t it? What other information in fabric ideas are possible? Could a knitted object be both functional as clothing and carry elaborate information? Sure why not; think reindeer sweater. But….. Let’s say you’re going […](image)

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To which political messages will you listen? The “fairness” doctrine…jay

Wed, 14 Jan 2009 23:50:10 +0000

Fairness Doctrine: why are these two big-mouths worried about the Fairness Doctrine? (image)

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