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Biosyntrx Sunday Morning

Biosyntrx strongly believes that appreciation, exploration and commitment to science, art, music, and humanities, add significantly to the global greater good and are important parts of the intellectual whole. 

Music Can Nourish Our Brains

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Today's Sunday Morning Stop at the Intersection of Science, Art, Music, and Humanities looks at the science-based role all types of music can play in uplifting mood in those suffering from clinical sadness, which affects the way people eat, sleep, exercise, and feel about themselves and their life situation.

A Valentine for Our Friends

Sunday, February 10, 2019

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.   ~William ShakespeareThe Four Loves  ~CS LewisThose who cannot conceive friendship as a substantive love, but only as a disguise or elaboration of Eros, betray the fact that they may have never had a friend. The rest of us know that, though we can have erotic love and friendship for the same person, in some ways nothing is less like a friendship than a love-affair.

Mozart -Metallica Fusion

Sunday, February 03, 2019

Fusion music: The process of combining two or more distinct music entities into an exciting new whole. Today's first February 2019 Sunday Morning Stop at the Intersection of Science, Art, Music and Humanities features the magic of Mozart - Metallica music fusion, which often serves to unite differing worlds and different generations—given the chance. It's performed by Mozart Heroes.

Winter With Basho and Vivaldi

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.    — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mary Oliver & Coleman Barks

Sunday, January 20, 2019

I go down to the shore in the morning and depending on the hour the waves are rolling in or moving out, and I say, oh, I am miserable, what shall—what should I do?  ​And the sea says in its lovely voice: Excuse me, I have work to do.  ​~Mary OliverSadly, Mary Oliver died at age 83 on Thursday, January 17, 2019.

Partisan Politics and Morals

Sunday, January 13, 2019

An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people. —Thomas Jefferson​Given the ongoing partisan unrest in Washington, it seems appropriate to feature this 2017 TED Talk by social psychologist, Jonathan Haidt, PhD. The talk is titled, "How can the US recover after the negative, partisan presidential election of 2016?

Positive Thoughts During Stressful Times

Sunday, January 06, 2019

Today’s Sunday Morning Stop at the Intersection of Science, Art, Music and Humanities features an important TED Talk that will hopefully give our readers science-based reasons to promote civility, participation and positive attitudes during these politically stressful times.

People Get Ready

Sunday, December 30, 2018

On this  last Sunday morning in 2018, we chose to celebrate a heartfelt tune written by Curtis Mayfield. It reached number three on the Billboard R&B chart in 1965, another time of divisiveness and social unrest in our country that called for a signature song that could help hold our country together.

Mid-December Thoughts

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Music should enrich the soul; it should teach spirituality by showing a person a portion of himself that he would not discover otherwise.    ~Bill EvansAs we approach another end of year, our thoughts tend to linger around achievements, failures, and resolutions to do and be better. I suppose nothing ever achieves absolute perfection, but Bill Evans performing his harmonic magic with this timeless Leonard Bernstein tune comes very, very close.

Celebrating Sinatra and Humanitarianism

Sunday, December 09, 2018

The noblest of all causes, charity towards your fellow man—the only investment in the world that pays a 100 percent dividend.  —Frank Sinatra 

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