Monthly Archives: April 2019

Science vs. Religion

For much of today’s world, science and religion are seen as opposing forces, mutually exclusive and entirely incompatible.  Some of today’s scientists identify themselves as atheists or agnostics and appear to think that a belief in God signifies ignorance in … Continue reading

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More visiting socialism

This is the third installment of this story. The first installments are below. “Boris!” followed by a string of Russian words woke me up.  Andre was here and it was time for dinner.  Tonight we would eat in the hotel … Continue reading

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More of my visit to socialism

After flying for a day and then a drive through Minsk, I was finally reaching my hotel where I could rest a little before dinner… Finally my host proudly announced “There is your hotel.” There on the top of a … Continue reading

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A visit to socialism

I was sorting through some of my old documents when I ran across my journal from my business trip to Minsk in 1991. This was shortly after the iron curtain was dropped, the Soviet Union was dissolved and Minsk was … Continue reading

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