Minbari Mondays, By Any Means Necessary, and Workers’ Rights

This is the continuation of our fictional letter (reviewing each film and episode of Babylon 5) that I receive each week from Ranger Mayann. Here is her 14th report: — Nih sakh sh’lekk, sleem wa, Greetings from Tuzanor: In this report, in your Earth year 2258, it is the second year of operation of theContinue reading “Minbari Mondays, By Any Means Necessary, and Workers’ Rights”

Minbari Mondays, TKO, and Health Defense: physical and spiritual

This is the continuation of a letter (reviewing each film and episode of Babylon 5) that ShiraDest receives each week from the Rangers. Click below for the full report: — Nih sakh sh’lekk, sleem wa, Greetings from Tuzanor: In this report, in your Earth year 2258, it is just past the middle of the secondContinue reading “Minbari Mondays, TKO, and Health Defense: physical and spiritual”

Minbari Mondays, B5 order of viewing, and mass transit in space?

The common good, or the general welfare, imho, must become more fully inclusive for all of us, and also requires me to do a re-watch review of that 1990s series Babylon 5, the best American TV series of all time, imnsho. The episodes will be reviewed in Lurker’s Guide order, from the point of viewContinue reading “Minbari Mondays, B5 order of viewing, and mass transit in space?”

Day 63/67 of GED in Five Months, sedimentary rocks, and Public Libraries

By now, we should all know how entropy connects with motion, so what can entropy possible have to do with rocks, since rocks never move in any way, or do they?  Maybe your local branch’s Reference Librarian can help you find out… Today’s reading : “ Sedimentary rocks are formed from pre-existing rocks or piecesContinue reading “Day 63/67 of GED in Five Months, sedimentary rocks, and Public Libraries”

Day 62/67 of GED in Five Months, Perpetual Motion, and graphic proof

If proof lies in seeing with our own eyes, then those ideas which you can graph and derive from laws must be true, or are they? Like the moon forever in orbit around the earth, some proofs take a bit more time than others… Today’s reading: Newton’s laws of motion need to be examined inContinue reading “Day 62/67 of GED in Five Months, Perpetual Motion, and graphic proof”

Day 61/67 of GED in Five Months, language as a function of context, and Adult decision-making as a function of community

Our language varies based on the context in which that language is used. Mathematical language always has a very specific meaning and a precise context: the mathematical context.  We use words everyday that have different meanings, precise meanings, in different contexts.  An Adult must understand the specific meaning of a given word before making decisionsContinue reading “Day 61/67 of GED in Five Months, language as a function of context, and Adult decision-making as a function of community”

Day 41/67 of GED in Five Months, cycles, and, “Wh” questions

 Adulting often requires Public Library resources to answer important questions about issues ranging from the life cycle of an organism, as in today’s science reading, to election cycles.  Or resources like the old “Who’s Who…” books that recorded facts like the number of presidents who have been impeached, and why.  Questions like why, where, when,Continue reading “Day 41/67 of GED in Five Months, cycles, and, “Wh” questions”

Day 40/67 of GED in Five Months, cheerful facts about the square of the hypotenuse, and, standing like an Adult

 Adulting includes learning which languages work to help you learn best, such as the language of music: musical learning for facts vegetable, mineral, and mathematical, especially quadratical, and maybe even songs for finding out where your law-makers stand.  🙂    How, by the way, would you find out where your Congressmen and State Assembly/State Senate representativesContinue reading “Day 40/67 of GED in Five Months, cheerful facts about the square of the hypotenuse, and, standing like an Adult”

Mindful Mondays, female leaders, and Adulting Ed.

Shirley Chisholm was a role model for many Black women. Legal & Financial Pro-Bono and continuing education (aka Adulting Ed.) is easier when there are strong role models for all of us, and helping to build those new role models is also part of Phase I of the Four Freedoms movement -as these shows do:Continue reading “Mindful Mondays, female leaders, and Adulting Ed.”

Sacred Study Saturdays, TV shows for Torah reading, and Adulting Ed.

Part of Adulting, which is part of Phase I of the Four Freedoms movement, is learning how one learns best independently, both to keep learning, and to help others to learn.  I learned that some of my favorite science fiction shows can help me learning the difficult names found in the Torah!  🙂 – 2012-12-02StarContinue reading “Sacred Study Saturdays, TV shows for Torah reading, and Adulting Ed.”

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