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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. 

On Finding Your Inner Doctor

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Celebrating Daphne Miller, MD. She founded WholeFamily MD, San Francisco’s first integrative primary care medical practice, in the Fall of 2001. Her mission was to reclaim the heart of medicine by focusing on her patients rather than on the business and red tape of medical practice. Over the ensuing years the practice has grown, but Dr. Miller has not strayed from her early  vision.

On What Mother's Want

Friday, May 10, 2019

Every year (well, maybe not every year) grown and flown children ask their mothers the same question. After thinking about it, and thinking about how much we truly miss getting to have long talks with our deceased mothers, a number of us decided to send them a real answer:What do we want for Mother's Day?  We want you.

Revisiting Nick Hanauer

Sunday, May 05, 2019

In keeping with the Biosyntrx commitment to the sustainability of a reasonable quality of life for all on a healthy planet, our team elected to re-feature a Sunday Morning Stop at the Intersection of Science, Art, Music and Humanities TED talk featuring Nick Hanauer, the co-founder and partner of the Seattle-based Second Avenue Partners.

Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most

Sunday, April 28, 2019

As promised for spring and our official poetry month, a quintessential jazz classic with melody by Tommy Wolf, poetic and sophisticated lyric by Fran Landesman—and performed by the incredible Bette Midler.

Mahler's Resurrection: Gustavo Dudamel

Sunday, April 21, 2019

A symphony must be like the world. It must contain everything.  —Gustav MahlerHappy Easter! Mahler's stunning Symphony No.2 (the resurrection) seems the perfect choice for this Sunday Morning Stop at the Intersection of Science, Art, Music and Humanities. It was written between 1888 and 1894. Other than his No. 8, No. 2 was his most popular and successful work ...

Music Always Matters

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Music matters, particularly when it stimulates resistance and political activation necessary to protect human rights and the basic principles of democracy.John Williams's beautiful theme presented from Schindler's List does just that, and it seems particularly appropriate for today's Sunday Morning Stop at the Intersection of Science, Art, Music and Humanities—given the rising threat of white nationalism around the world reported by the US Justice Department, Southern Poverty Law Center, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the Anti-Defamation League.

Sunday Morning Deep Thoughts

Sunday, March 31, 2019

During these somewhat irrational times, it seems necessary to contemplate reason and faith. Therefore, today's Sunday Morning Stop at the Intersection of Science, Art, Music and Humanities will focus on Saint Thomas Aquinas, the Italian medieval priest, philosopher, and scholar who held a natural law theory of morality. What is good and evil, according to Aquinas, is derived from the rational nature of human beings.

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Sunday, March 17, 2019

On this day set aside to celebrate St. Patrick green, we feature the sweet magic of Irish tunes and the prophetic messaging of Welsh poetry. Do not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close of day;Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Coltrane, Physics, Math, Biology, and Jazz

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Staying with our recent focus on the interconnected beauty of physics, math, biology, and jazz, we elected to feature the genius of jazz great John Coltrane for today's Sunday Morning Stop at the Intersection of Science, Art, Music and Humanities.

Walter Isaacson on Genius

Sunday, March 03, 2019

The most important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. —Albert EinsteinToday, the Biosyntrx Sunday Morning Stop at the Intersection of Science, Art, Music and Humanities celebrates the biography genius of Walter Isaacson.

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