The Time We Shook Hands with the Elephants

And now as I promised, I want to tell you about the safari I took together with two of my grandchildren’s  in South Africa – a wondrous adventure that happened five  years ago. Luck had it that a gregarious, gifted and warm industrialist named Tim Driman with his lovely caring wife Yvonne living  in South Africa…

And Now Let’s Talk About Hang Gliding

Try it a few times.  It’s easy, safe and within our means.  You can do it right here in our own state.  You do not have to be an athlete or an expert with long hours of training, though in its serous form, athletes soar up to thousands of feet high for hundreds of miles…

The Joys of Hobbies III

Before we go to the art and relative complexities of wind surfing, I will like first to take the time and talk about my favored one at present, which is available for any one at any time and for the asking. This is the joy of walking in the woods: Our State is blessed no…

The Association Between Major Mental Disorders and Geniuses

There are many [awe-inspiring] wonders, none greater than a human being. —Sophocles, Chorus in Antigone   There exists an association between creativity and major mental disorders known since antiquity. The ancient Greeks considered both as “having been touched by the gods.” Aristoteles, in his perspicacity, stated, “There is no genius without having a touch of…

The Origins and Mechanism of Creativity and the Nature of the Association between Major Mental Disorders (MMDs) and Geniuses — A Novel Approach

“Πολλα τα δεινα, ανθρωπου ουδεν δεινοτερον.” (Gk,“There are many awe-inspiring wonders, none greater than a human being.”  Chorus in Antigone by Sophocles)  Introduction There exists an association between creativity and Major Mental Disorders (MMDs) known since antiquity. The ancient Greeks considered both as “having been touched by the gods.”Aristoteles with perspicacity he stated ” There is…

Lifestyle Revisited

  I just returned from  a journey we take once a year to  my native country Greece.  It is truly a lovely land of my ancestors, and guess what?  Mediterranean people still eat Mediterranean diet.  And of course, the  epidemic of strokes, heart troubles and diabetes.,we now have here in  our own country does not exists…