Thursday, July 9, 2015

Wounded Warrior Project
July 8, 2015

On this morning I connected with the color navy, but wasn't sure why.

As I tend to wear the same colors as my clients, most of the time,
it came as no surprise that today's client, Nicole, and I both wore navy.

In the late afternoon, as I looked out the window, police vehicles pulled up everywhere ... a sea of "navy".

There was no feeling of danger or terrorism so I went downstairs to investigate.

On this day in Brooklyn, police officers from the 5 boroughs assembled to honor
the wounded soldiers who served our country, some becoming police officers.

I talked to several police officers I knew and have worked with, and others I met.

I'm here with an off-duty officer ... to my right one of three canines.

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is a charity and veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, service and events for wounded veterans of the military actions following the events of September 11, 2001.

July 9-12, 2015

Comic Con San Diego

Google News

Are We Living in a Computer Simulation?   PBS - July 9, 2015

Some philosophers are taking this idea, called the 'simulation argument,' very seriously. Physicists have gone even further, suggesting that we might even be able to detect evidence that confirms it, if we know where to look. In 2003, philosopher Nick Bostrom of the University of Oxford made the first rigorous exploration of the simulation argument. The simulations he considered are different from those in movies like 'The Matrix,' in which the world is simulated but the conscious minds are not - that is, where biological human beings with human brains interface with the simulated world. In Bostrom's simulations, human consciousness is just another figment of the simulation.

Still on a quest to find the right university, my grandson Michael, 17, a High School Senior,

visited Johns Hopkins today with his dad. On Sunday he and a friend will leave to spend a week at Lehigh.

Michael plays high school varsity baseball. He and his dad Jon went to The Catholic University of America in DC as Michael and other college seniors played for college scouts from across the country. Michael played outfield while he was away though he usually plays first base at home. He is very fast and powerful hitting 4 for 4 at Tuesday's showcase. He met many coaches and was approached by a coach from Harvard. His first choice still remains Boston College. He will play for their coaches at another event in Long Island this summer. This adventure continues ... Sunday he leaves for one week at Lehigh University.