Napoleon Hill and Fear

I am a big fan of Napoleon Hill.  I got introduced to him when I was 16 when an old man was throwing out all his Hill books in my grandmother's apartment building.  He had left them very nicely piled.  Being a bookophile I immediately was drawn to these old thick tomes.  I opened the … Continue reading Napoleon Hill and Fear

Baghdad and Petra

Mada'in Saleh, Saudi ArabiaSome 450 miles south of Jordan's fabled city of Petra, the ancient Nabataeans carved a lesser-known city also from desert stone., Mada'in Saleh, the Nabataean Kingdom's second city. This is interesting as another town, Madīnat al-Salām (Arabic: “City of Peace”), is the capital of Iraq but better known as Baghdad. The latter … Continue reading Baghdad and Petra

Karnak in Genesis

Johnny Carson did skits of Karnak the Great, where he spoofed magicians & psychics.  You can catch a show at the end. Temple of Karnak, Luxor, Egypt The modern day Luxor is what the ancient Greeks called Thebes and the Egyptians called Waset.  It is in Upper Egypt, about 312 miles south of Cairo and … Continue reading Karnak in Genesis

Bitcoin on Wired

The Bitcoin article on Wired via Scribd. Bitcoin is Wired by Phoebe Hepzibahhttps://www.scribd.com/embeds/216689293/content?start_page=1&view_mode=scroll&access_key=key-l5yt3i2vnngewb7365g&show_recommendations=true I am member and to be honest I recommend it. I can send you an invite if you like, and I get an extra week as well which is good considering I'm giving you access to a current magazine. Please consider it.

The cypress and the oaks of Zechariah

2 Wail, O cypress, for the cedar has fallen, Because the glorious trees have been destroyed; Wail, O oaks of Bashan *, For the impenetrable forest has come down. Zechariah xi v. 2 *Bashan means smooth,  and is east of the River Jordan; it is now the Golan Heights see the map below.