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Biological basis for happiness?

Biological basis for happiness?



This is speculation, but it seems likely that happiness may be something naturally selected for.

For example we feel happy after we eat, after sex, around newborn babies and cute kids, etc.

That would support eating enough, procreating, and raising children.





BIOLOGY HYPOTHESIS http://wp.me/p5S9X-eO

BIOLOGICAL SPECULATIONS Through The Years…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 7, 2014 at 10:50am — No Comments

Too Old for Youth Culture?

Dear Readers, this week's e-mail club message is, Too Old For Youth Culture?

Too Old for Youth Culture?
Too old for youth culture? That was the topic on a recent radio blog. Here is my response:

(see the rest at my blog)
http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/07/05/too-old-for-youth-culture/


Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 22 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 5, 2014 at 9:06am — No Comments

Sayings of Editor Art (another set)

Sayings of Editor Art (another set)



Don’t predict problems just to avoid new ideas; I can predict fixes to overcome them.



Broadway seem to be shifting away from legitimate theater and towards musical revues for tourists.



Don’t you think the other side knows that the quickest way to drain this country is to keep it in perpetual war – which drains it’s young people, resources, spirit, and standing in the world.



We are locked into thinking all solutions… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 1, 2014 at 9:18pm — No Comments

Late June Quizzical

Contest for Late June

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:



Look to the future for the answer to this one: This English word is made of two foreign words that each means “yes”. Name it.



IS,

“Ouija”, as in a ouija board. Ouija is a combination of the French word for yes “Oui” and the German word for yes “Ya”.

I had no correct eligible answers – seems y’all were NoNo, the English word for “No” and the Spanish word for… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on June 28, 2014 at 9:28pm — No Comments

Sleep and Chronic Pain

Dear Musea Readers,



Those interested in my ongoing biological ideas, may find this blog post interesting.



http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/06/26/sleep-and-chronic-pain/



Tom Hendricks

(editor of the 22 year old zine Musea)



BIOLOGY HYPOTHESIS http://wp.me/p5S9X-eO

BIOLOGICAL SPECULATIONS Through The Years… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on June 26, 2014 at 8:32am — No Comments

Where are all the Hits? Time for a Showdown

http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/05/27/hit-song-challenge/



These names are new to the Hit Song Challenge of Universal/Warners/Sony the 3 record companies that own 80% of the business





Chubby Checker

Grass Roots]

Bill Withers

Carly Simon

Dovells /Len Barry

Tammy Wynette

George Jones

Johnny Tillotson

Jimmy Clanton

Gary U.S. Bonds

Jimmie… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on June 19, 2014 at 8:08am — No Comments

Quatros - 4 new ones

QUATROS



when the sky is clear

stars abound



a foreigner

in heavy fog



scarecrow warning sign



outside noise!

the reader surfaces ...



What is a QUATRO. It’s a new type of very very short poetry that usually compares two things, in a haiku – way, packing a lot of meaning in a very small amount of words. There is usually a very real comparison, and behind it a 2nd deeper meaning.…





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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 10, 2014 at 9:54am — No Comments

Big Challenge in Music - 3 Companies that are left .... see if you can match the hits from 1955-1975

These are recent add ons that I missed

Three Dog Night
Jimmy Reed
Classics IV
Billy Joe Royal
The Grass Roots
The Buckinghams
Jay and the Americans
Spanky & Our Gang

http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/05/27/hit-song-challenge/

Added by Tom Hendricks on June 10, 2014 at 9:17am — No Comments

First Quizzical of June

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:



Perhaps the best YEAR in rock was 1965 (I could vote for that). And perhaps the greatest rock song of that year was "Like A Rolling Stone" by Bob Dylan. But which take of the fifteen of that song on June 16th, did they use for the record?



Let me set the scene June 15th. Bob has already recorded 9 takes of "Phantom Engineer", and 6 of "Sitting on the Barbed Wire Fence." Now he begins to work on "Like a… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on June 9, 2014 at 10:32am — No Comments

Set of Paintings, subject - Ocean

With a Vast Ocean All Around (art set)
Here is a set of paintings – all featuring the ocean

https://musea.wordpress.com/2014/06/05/with-a-vast-ocean-all-around-art-set/


Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 22 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on June 5, 2014 at 9:38am — No Comments

Sayings of Eddie Art (continued)

Sayings of Eddie Art (continued)

SAYINGS:



X: Did it hurt when you fell out the window?

Y: Only the last step.;



The music business has been in pretend mode for a long time.



The desire for peace has to be stronger than the desire for revenge (to end a conflict)



The most elaborate fashion is often the quickest to date, and the most simple seldom goes out of style.



Loss of diversity leads to loss of tolerance for diversity [small… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on June 1, 2014 at 9:12pm — No Comments

Love Poems (4)

FOUR LOVE POEMS

had I
not been in love
I would have passed
the flowers by

.

the Lord
has a sword
and the Lady
a baby

..

Love is only pain and sorrow
yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
One door in and no way out.
Only pain to sing about

...

the Match
met the Candle ...
true love!

Added by Tom Hendricks on May 30, 2014 at 7:51pm — No Comments

Hit Song Challenge 1955-1975 vs. 1995-2014

Let's go beyond the hype and get the music facts. Compare how many had 3-6 big hits from the period of 1955-1975, with the corporate music era of 1995-2014.

http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/05/27/hit-song-challenge/

Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 22 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on May 27, 2014 at 10:16am — No Comments

Quizzical for late May

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

This artist took reproductions of his best works and put them in boxes and sold them in limited editions. Name that artist. (For extra credit who was his most famous helper).

IS,

Marcel Duchamp's "Box in a Valise". His most famous helper may have been Joseph Cornell, who is also known for his 'boxes' of art.



I had no correct eligible answers - seems y'all were in tight spots enough, but your lid was… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on May 26, 2014 at 9:02am — No Comments

Don't Fit (set of 5 art works)

Dear Readers,

Don’t Fit (set of art works)

This set of five works are art works that don’t easily fit any category.
http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/05/25/dont-fit-set-of-art-works/


Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 22 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on May 24, 2014 at 7:58pm — No Comments

Corporate Musicians Cost What to Book???

Dear Readers,

This week's e-mail club is about the high cost of booking corporate musicians. But are they worth all that?

http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/05/24/4714/

Tom Hendricks

(editor of the 22 year old zine Musea)

ZINE, Named one of the best ZINES by UTNE magazine. Featured on ROCKETBOOM)

http://www.Musea.us

MUSIC, 7 full CD's of free Postmod Music) …

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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 24, 2014 at 10:18am — No Comments

Five new Quatros

Quatros (5 new)



Behind the clouds

Sun!



Musician, painter, writer,

rock, paper, scissors



her mask

was blank



a foreigner

in the fog



when the sky is clear

stars abound!

….



What is a QUATRO. It’s a new type of very very short poetry that usually compares two things, in a haiku – way, packing a lot of meaning in a very small amount of words. There is usually a very real comparison, and behind it a 2nd… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on May 23, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Preview of my 8-TH CD

Dear Reader,



Check out a little preview of my new CD

http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/05/19/preview-8-th-cd/



Tom Hendricks

(editor of the 22 year old zine Musea)



ZINE, Named one of the best ZINES by UTNE magazine. Featured on ROCKETBOOM)

http://www.Musea.us

MUSIC, 7 full CD's of free Postmod Music)…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 19, 2014 at 10:09am — No Comments

Fate and the African Wooden Bird

Dear Readers, see my blog post for this week's Musea E-mail Club.

This week a story about Fate and an African Wooden Bird.

http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/05/17/fate-is-always-one-step-ahead/

Tom Hendricks

(editor of the 22 year old zine Musea)



ZINE, Named one of the best ZINES by UTNE magazine. Featured on ROCKETBOOM)…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 17, 2014 at 11:07am — No Comments

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