Adult Attention-span Like Child’s Because of Gadgets


dailymail-article-2258877-16CE01FF000005DC-678_468x286When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By Online Devices
‘Catherine Steiner-Adair, a clinical and consulting psychologist at Harvard, recently wrote . For her book, Steiner-Adair interviewed more than 1,000 kids from the ages of 4 to 18. She talked to hundreds of teachers and parents.

‘”One of the many things that absolutely knocked my socks off,” she says, “was the consistency with which children — whether they were 4 or 8 or 18 or 24 — talked about feeling exhausted and frustrated and sad or mad trying to get their parents’ attention, competing with computer screens or iPhone screens or any kind of technology, much like in therapy you hear kids talk about sibling rivalry.”…’
npr

Is it Idolatry When You Love a Person More than you Love God?
That’s what conservative Christians believe
Couple Who Never Spent a Night Apart Die Together After 70 years of marriage
‘When Helen Felumlee passed away at the age of 92 Saturday morning, her family knew her husband Kenneth Felumlee, 91, wouldn’t be slow to follow her. The couple couldn’t bear to be apart very long, and Kenneth passed away only 15½ hours after his wife of 70 years.

‘“We knew when one went, the other was going to go,” said daughter Linda Cody. “We wanted them to go together, and they did.”

‘After Kenneth had his leg amputated 2½ years ago because of circulation problems, Helen became his main caretaker, making sure he got everything he needed. She continued this up until three weeks before their deaths, when she became too frail to care for him…’
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Activist Blogger Accidentally Kills Avenging ex-Cop
Arkansas ex-cop killed while trying to set anti-corruption blogger’s hot dog cart on fire
‘A former police officer died while trying to set ablaze a food cart belonging to a blogger who exposed crooked cops and other corrupt city officials. ArkansasMatters.com reported Friday that former Little Rock Police Officer Todd Payne died when blogger Ean Bordeaux (pictured above) tackled him as Payne tried to flee the scene of the attempted arson.

‘Bordeaux is the proprietor of the Corruption Sucks blog, a webpage dedicated to exposing corruption in the Little Rock local government and in the state government of Arkansas. At about 4:30 a.m. on Friday, he awoke to find the hot dog cart he operates for a living in flames…’
rawstory

The CIA/Mafia/Vatican drug alliance
‘”The secrets of Masonry are not that hard to find out….”
The Knights of Malta are very well represented in US intelligence agencies. For the last seven hundred years these two forces have been engaged in non-stop warfare.

‘The Knights of Malta are allies of the Vatican and the Mafia. It’s a complicated world, isn’t it?’
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