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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. 

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.

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?

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