The ObserverSex Interview Dr Ruth: ‘Nobody has any business being naked in bed if they haven’t decided to have sex’ Aaron Hicklin ‘Sex for us Jews was never considered a sin’: Dr Ruth Westheimer. Photograph: Corey Nickols/Contour by Getty Images Sex therapist, child of the Holocaust, former sniper… Dr Ruth Westheimer has lived more thanContinue reading

Gender and health Gender refers to the characteristics of women, men, girls and boys that are socially constructed.  This includes norms, behaviours and roles associated with being a woman, man, girl or boy, as well as relationships with each other. As a social construct, gender varies from society to society and can change over time. Gender isContinue reading “Gender and health”

What does God want me to do?

What does God want me to do? Last Sunday at Mass I was confronted with the above question. As it happened it was a day when I was in quite a bit of physical pain. The pain didn’t start out to be really bad. I would be all right walking to church, so IContinue reading “What does God want me to do?”

Fill your time with love !

Love can only blossom if lovers give time to each other and fertilise love with time. They have to stop and look into each others eyes, make the moments, that exist between the chores of daily life, count and extent them to mini eternities. Love only exist in those moments where time stands still forContinue reading “Fill your time with love !”

Private: Uta’s Diary

auntyutaDiary, Life in Australia, Old Age  Saturday, 25th of April 2020, 5AM Everyone has by now some idea about the Coronavirus. It definitely has brought a lot of changes to our lives. How will all this end? Nobody knows for sure. We may have some ideas how it might end. However we cannot really know it, notContinue reading “Private: Uta’s Diary”

The Virus and our Daughter Gaby

auntyutaLife in Australia, Memories, Old Age  April 14, 2021 4 Minutes Peter and I had a daughter who caught the poliomyelitis virus in 1961, that is she became sick on her 4th birthday. She was soon totally paralysed, was given artificial respiration and was unconscious for many months. The doctors did not expect her to stay alive. So, whenContinue reading “The Virus and our Daughter Gaby”

Covid Vaccines are Non-Sterilizing. By Karl Denninger.

To be sterilizing a vaccine must prevent infection. Since you never get infected, you never replicate the virus and thus do not shed it. If you do not shed it, the potential path of the viral life-cycle for that particular infection ends with you and thus you cannot pass on or cause a mutation. You are sterileContinue reading “Covid Vaccines are Non-Sterilizing. By Karl Denninger.”

Be Rational. By Steven Pinker.

 “A man needs a little madness or else he never dares cut the rope and be free,” said Zorba the Greek. “Stop Making Sense,” advised Talking Heads; “Let’s go crazy,” adjured the Artist Formerly Known as Prince. . . . . The article finishes with this statement: “Disagreement is necessary in deliberations among mortals. AsContinue reading “Be Rational. By Steven Pinker.”