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Social scientists have stoutly maintained for years that as a person becomes more educated, his or her need for religion decreases. In short, education deters religion. The notion is that as societies become more intellectually sophisticated, religion becomes less necessary. However, recent research indicates that things may not be quite that simple.
Lack of sleep can feel like a curse from above. The brain fizzles and the body flails. Over 40 million Americans are plagued by chronic sleep disorders, according to the National Commission on Sleep Disorders. Another 20 to 30 million experience intermittent sleep-related problems.
I am in my early 60s, fairly attractive and happily married. My job requires me to travel and meet salespeople, and they are usually men. The agenda includes an occasional business lunch or dinner. My problem is that every once in a while, one of these men — invariably a short, older, heavyset, balding guy — thinks he is the most attractive man alive …
This is a shout out to the new owners group at Seneca’s only movie theater. We have been impressed with the improvement. The theater is clean, the seats comfortable, the sound system fine and the employees are polite and accommodating. The film selection seems better. After years of disappointment, we’re delighted with this change for the better. Congratulations and thanks!