Disclaimer: I don’t manage the contents of the websites listed below, and some people may dislike some of the topics (or illustrations). I may not agree with any number of things said at these sites, but I do find them interesting.

Progressive Spirituality and Scriptural Literacy

A new section of this website. It replaces the “Liberal Religion” entries that formerly appeared below.

Health & Nutrition

The Health & Nutrition Resources Page is back!

Our World


  • Science Set Free, Rupert Sheldrake (published with the title The Science Delusion in the UK)
  • The Clockwork Universe, Edward Dolnick
  • The Taboo of Subjectivity, B. Alan Wallace
  • Before the Dawn, Nicholas Wade
  • Animals In Transition, Temple Grandin
  • The Blank Slate, Steven Pinker
  • The Drunkard’s Walk, Leonard Mlodinow
  • Anatomy of an Epidemic, Robert Whitaker
  • The Wisdom of Crowds, James Surowiecki
  • Blink, Malcolm Gladwell
  • What the Dog Saw, Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell
  • Uncertainty, David Lindley
  • The Edge of Physics, Anil Ananthaswamy



  • How We Decide, Jonah Lehrer
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman
  • Redirect!, Timothy D. Wilson
  • Strangers To Ourselves, Timothy D. Wilson
  • The Authoritarians, Bob Altemeyer
  • The Myth of Sanity – Divided Consciousness and the Promise of Awareness, Margaret Stout, 0-14-200055-8
  • Trapped in the Mirror – Adult Children of Narcissists In Their Struggle For Self, Elan Golomb, 978-0-688-14071-7
  • Unholy Hungers – Encountering the Psychic Vampire in Ourselves & Others, Barbara E. Hort, 1-57062-181-0
  • The Narcissistic Family – Diagnosis and Treatment, Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman, 0-7879-0870-3
  • The Highly Sensitive Person, Elaine N. Aron

Autistic Spectrum Issues



  • The Way I See It, Temple Grandin
  • Thinking In Pictures, Temple Grandin
  • Emergence: Labeled Autistic, Temple Grandin
  • Pretending to be Normal, Liane Holliday Willey
  • House Rules, Jodi Picoult (Fiction)

Online Groups:

Web Pages:

Blog Posts:

Transgender people and society, now and in the past



Transsexual Transition

Fiction (Books):

  • The Wicked Years series, Gregory Maguire
  • The Ladies’ #1 Detective Agency series
  • My Sister’s Keeper, Jodi Picoult
  • Safe Haven, Nicholas Sparks
  • Imperfect Birds, Anne Lamott
  • A Dog’s Purpose, W. Bruce Cameron
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo/The Girl Who Played With Fire/The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Stieg Larsson
  • House Rules, Jodi Picoult
  • Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, David Sedaris
  • The Last Song, Nicholas Sparks
  • Her Fearful Symmetry, Audrey Niffenegger
  • The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown
  • The Time Traveler’s Wife, Audrey, Niffenegger
  • The Help, Kathryn Stockett


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