Dr. Johnathan Storlie’s Blog

Dr. Johnathan Storlie

Dr. Storlie is a Spring Grove native and the Heritage Center’s genetic genealogist and videographer. In addition to genealogy, he assists people in analyzing their Promethease reports, identifying the causes of ailments, and helping people to live a proactive lifestyle based upon their unique genome. He also teaches genetics, microbiology, immunology, and other health-related college courses. Dr. Storlie earned a PhD with a specialty in human virology. He also earned his Masters with a specialty in Ontology, or the study of the phenomenon of Being and its stewardship.

Johnathan Storlie

Oral Historian and Project Intern

The deadline has been extended for applications. GOTE Oral History RFP April 9 2018 (PDF) Giants of The Earth Heritage Center, Spring Grove, MN Contract Positions (2): Oral Historian and Project Intern Norwegian Ridge Oral

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Rational Prioritizing

The late Dr. Stephen Covey suggested that one of the biggest problems with our current world is that people are reactive and not proactive. This is because the systems we get into fail to give

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Ellul on Propaganda

“Cast out of the disintegrating microgroups of the past, such as family, church, or village, the individual is plunged into mass society and thrown back upon his own inadequate resources, his isolation, his loneliness, his

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New to Genetic Ancestry? Join our Genetic Ancestry Program.   Why would one want to use Gedmatch? One of our goals at Giants of the Earth Heritage Center is to help people discover their ancestors.

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Adventures from the Book of Virtues

Added by Johnathan Storlie, PhD When we teach our children to desire virtue above all else, they become courageous, honest, and just: Their actions make society a better place. When we teach our children to desire success

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Liberty’s Kids

If kids learn the hardships and sacrifices that their ancestors made to win liberty for them, they might not take it for granted as much. This is a great PBS series that teaches kids principles,

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Human Spirituality and Neoteny

Some of the latest genetic research on neoteny suggests that humans–and the very powerful institutions that govern them–have preferentially selected for the survival of more childlike humans over thousands of years. This is exhibited in

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Rolvaag on Priorities

by Johnathan Storlie, PhD Giants of the Earth Heritage Center’s creation was inspired by the Norwegian-American Professor Ole Rolvaag, whose Giants in the Earth trilogy illustrates the experience of immigrants from many countries as they become

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Lincoln and Pericles

  Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now

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