Give Ukraine the Weapons They Need

There has been much debate of late in the media about the wisdom of sending Ukraine additional weapons and military aid to help it defend itself against Russia’s invasion. Although the media has focused mostly on the statements of what has been characterized as “far-right” Republicans, it is important to note that so-called “far-left” Democrats, […]

All the World’s Khufus: Lessons from the Great Pyramid

In Egypt stands one of the most famous human built structures of all time, the Great Pyramid of Khufu. Constructed about 4,600 years ago, this mammoth stone edifice was the tallest man-made building in the world when it was completed, at just over 480 feet, for about 3,800 years. Unlike the European Cathedrals whose spires […]

The Prophet Joseph and Ancient Egypt

I just finished reading Christopher Dunn’s book, “Lost Technologies of Ancient Egypt: Advanced Engineering in the Temples of the Pharaohs.” Mr. Dunn is an engineer, I believed retire now, or at least retirement age, who became fascinated early in life with ancient Egypt in particular, but more specifically the stone structures and artifacts that he […]


“Since, however, prayers are not the smallest [but on the contrary a very great] part of sacrifices, especially give completion to them, and through these the whole operation of them is corroborated and effected; and since, besides this, they afford a common utility to religion, and produce an indissoluble and sacred communion with the Gods, […]

“Sanctity in Sacred Operations”

Section IV, Chapter XXIII “The various mode…..of sanctity in sacred operations partly purifies and partly perfects some one of the things that are in us or about us. and some things, indeed, it restores to symmetry and order; but others it liberates from mortal-formed error. But it renders all things familiar and friendly to all […]