“Minority Report” no longer fiction . . .

Germany, California, Arizona, Chicago, and other places have begun field-testing a computerized crime prediction system that bears strong similarities (of use and purpose) to the Precogs in the movie Minority Report.

http://www.activistpost.com/2014/12/germanys-new-pre-crime-system-directly.html

Or, if you prefer – you can look for a copy of the original short story “The Minority Report” by Philip K. Dick.

http://cwanderson.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Philip-K-Dick-The-Minority-Report.pdf

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Reading projects . . .

Here is a list of the books on my “current reading” shelf. Some of the titles below are such personal favorites that I re-read them on an annual basis. For lack of any particular reason to order them in a special way, I’m just going to throw them out here with the newest one first:

A Spiritual Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe
Paul Rademacher
Alternative Spiritual Guidance

The Holographic Universe
Michael Talbot
Metaphysics

Jesus The Man
Barbara Thiering
History

The Superbeings
John Randolph Price
Spirituality, Metaphysics

Stranger In A Strange Land
Robert A. Heinlein
fiction

Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
Richard Bach
Spirituality, fiction