Table of Contents ACKNOWLEDGMENTS PREFACE: THE BATTLEFIELD WHERE WE NOW STAND DEAR READER DAY ONE--INSPIRATION, THOUGHTS AND INTENTIONS Who Makes Things? What is a Thought? What are Intentions? DAY TWO--PAIN, SUFFERING AND CONFUSION What is Pain? What is Suffering? What is Confusion? DAY THREE--PROGRAMS, VALUES AND BELIEFS What is a Program? What is Not-Good? What is a Belief? DAY FOUR--COINCIDENCE, INITIATIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS What is a Coincidence? What is Initiation? What are Truth Bumps? DAY FIVE--DEATH, SOULS AND MATTER What is Near-Death? What is a Soul? What is Matter? What is Devious? DAY SIX--PURPOSE, CHANGE AND CONSTRUCTION What is Purpose? What is Change? What is Construction? DAY SEVEN--LOVE, WAR AND SEX What is Love? What is War? What is Sex? DAY EIGHT--FORM, REALITY AND TRUTH What is Form? What is Reality? What is Truth? DAY NINE--SCIENCE AND RELIGION What is Science? What is Religion? Is Religion Good or Not-Good? Is Science Good or Not-Good? DAY TEN--LIFE, LIVING AND KNOWLEDGE What is Life? What is Living? What Do I Know? DAY ELEVEN--DAY, TIME AND ILLUSIONS What is a Day? Is Time Relevant? What is God's Greatest Modern Creation? THE LAST QUESTION--WHO ARE YOU? EPILOGUE--THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIGHT FOR THE SCIENTIFICALLY INCLINED ABOUT THE AUTHOR
As a child, JD was fascinated with chemistry, electricity, and mechanics, often dismantling household appliances to decipher their operational secrets. He began his adult life as a fireman and moved on to be the former CEO of Ernst & Young Consulting, Singapore, one of 37 Distinguished Graduates from the United States Naval Academy class of 1981, a former nuclear submarine officer, and the Exxon executive who helped supervise the Valdez Oil spill cleanup. JD has a dynamic presence in the media as the creator and host of both a television show and CNN radio show. In the business world he has been an advisor to Fortune 100 clients, governments, and members of parliament on five continents. JD was the IT person of the week for Channel News Asia and nominated for CEO of the year by CNBC Asia. Later in life, he became a Knight of Honor in the Order of St. John and received numerous corporate presidential and national awards. An international speaker, JD has been interviewed on dozens of television shows as a featured expert on innovation, crisis response, and the future of energy. Dignitaries and executives around the world have praised his position papers, which have been distributed to numerous Presidential candidates, members of parliament, prime ministers, and royal family members in both the United States and abroad. JD has been married to Marianne for thirty years, and they are blessed with three children. The family is currently living in Texas. He is conversational in Mandarin Chinese, and in his free time Messinger enjoys all things adventurous such as fencing, boxing, scuba diving, hiking, and hosting talk radio.