My love of old medical texts blossomed after reading Thomas Laqueur's, Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud. Prior to then I had a general interest in the human body and medical works of art associated with the human form. Much like my love of old maps, my interest in old medical drawings comes from my interest in the historical development and construction of knowledge.
Thanks to Thomas’ knowledge of first aid, we’ve accumulated a fairly decent number of guides and tutorials related to medicine and basic first aid on this blog. As a survivalist and/or prepper, you won’t need convincing that one of the most important skills you can add to your arsenal for long-term survival is a good… Read More
I have heard this phrase, “Ignorance is bliss” my entire life. Bliss is complete happiness, and ignorance is a lack of knowledge, understanding, or education. I read that it originated from a passage from by the eighteenth-century English poet Thomas Gray: “Where ignorance is bliss, / ‘Tis folly to be wise.” Is it really blissful... <a href="http://www.chicagonow.com/look-good/2016/11/is-it-good-to-be-ignorant/" class="more-link">Read more »</a>
You Don't Need to Know Everything Before You Do Something (Colossians 1 Bible Study) I cannot read enough! Gary Thomas classic Sacred Pathways describes me as having an Intellectual spiritual temperament. As my friends know this doesnt mean Im a genius. I still lose my sunglasses on top of my head and panic when Im driving down the road and think I lost my car keys. Being a spiritual Intellectual means God wired me to be strengthened through gaining an understanding of the basic…
The Real History Of Slavery from "Black Rednecks and White Liberals" by Dr. Thomas Sowell. I dare say that most people who consider themselves informed, knowledgeable and enlightened about "black history" or "black culture" have neither heard of, heard or read any of Dr. Sowell's work, but can quote 100 rap "songs" word for word.
Custom designed furniture is available through Thomas Hayes STUDIO, home of our design and production team working to launch a signature modern design collection this April (see www.thomashayesstudio.com). Our knowledgeable staff, led by Thomas Hayes, can assist in the fabrication … Continue reading →
Entering the grounds of Hampton Court Palace, we were transported back in time immediately and the mere mention of names such as Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Thomas Wolsey, Christopher Wren was enough to bring out the knowledge-seeking kids in all of us. Read more on the blog!