Month: May 2011

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During an interview, this is what the famous scientist Stephen Hawking had to say about death.

I have lived with the prospect of an early death for the last 49 years. I'm not afraid of death, but I'm in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first. I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its components fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.

Although what he claims makes perfect sense when you think about it logically, I do not think that I have the courage yet to be fully convinced that it could really be true. Still, my gut feeling makes me feel kind of sorry for this poor guy actually believing in such a bleak existence. But it could very well be true.

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This is my new daily affirmation to be repeated every morning and throughout the day as often as I can remember it:

Do good things, and don't do bad things.

This is much more difficult to do than you might realize. However, after persevering for a week, I realize how much better I am feeling.

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This personal weblog was started way back on July 21, 2001 which means that it is 7-21-2001 old.

So far this blog contains no less than 2291 entries and as many as 1876 comments.

Important events

Graduated from Stanford 6-5-1979 ago.

Kiffin Rockwell was shot down and killed 9-23-1916 ago.

Believe it or not but I am 10-11-1957 young.

Began well-balanced and healthy life style 1-8-2013 ago.

My father passed away 10-20-2000 ago.

First met Thea in Balestrand, Norway 6-14-1980 ago.