Tag Archives: science

FMM 12 18 2020 Multi-factorial Equations

“Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.” ~ Arthur M. Schlesinger. I remember one year, I must have been younger than eight, that I was scheduled for one of those school wide physicals – some routine measurements of health and well-being which took place at school rather than […]

FMM 9 1 17 The Less I Know

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.”~ e. e. cummings.  Do you remember the first time you had to question a long-held belief?  When I was young, I was totally flummoxed when my brother tried to tell me that Sunday was the […]

FMM 6 6 16 Be Still my Monkey Mind

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” ~ W. B. Yeats  What do you tell yourself that is making you sick?  Have you ever observed the power of suggestion?  Our minds are programed to respond to the information it receives, whether the information is factual or based […]

FMM 6 7 13 Beyond 1984

‘Big Brother is watching you’ ~George Orwell.   Technology is amazing. When I started working as a nurse in this country, in order to control the rate of an intravenous drip we had to stand and count drops per minute. You would then be able to work out how many mL per minute, and thus […]