Monthly Archives: June 2017

Flipping Geology: Forgotten Friction

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Having established a mythology based upon Dante’s nine concentric circles of Hell the Earth Scientists then created a cornucopia of co-dependent concepts. One of their more fabulously creative constructs is the Rock Cycle. The rock cycle is a basic concept … Continue reading

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Flipping Geology: Exothermic Processes

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Earth Scientists have more than a few problems Settling the Science that’s embedded in their medieval mysticism. On the one hand: The Geothermal Gradient defined by the Earth Scientists has recently acquired an additional 5 °C per kilometre. In deep … Continue reading

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Flipping Geology: Walking on Sunshine

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The 21st century Earth Scientists have a problem with their medieval mysticism that defines nine concentric circles of Hell within the Earth. In the poem, Hell is depicted as nine concentric circles of torment located within the Earth; it is … Continue reading

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Flipping Geology: Dante’s Inferno

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Once upon a time, when I was knee high to a grasshopper, I was introduced to the delights of Religious Indoctrination. The indoctrination began at junior school where the teachers informed me [in no uncertain terms] that unless I started … Continue reading

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Eroding Time

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In the last 35 years the storage capacity of personal computers has grown exponentially. The common kilobyte became the magnificent megabyte and this was superseded by the glorious gigabyte. The ZX Spectrum was launched on 23 April 1982, priced at … Continue reading

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The Great Greenland Snow Job – 09 – Willi’s Wonky Wafers

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Willi Dansgaard’s moment of revelation occurred one cold crisp morning whilst chowing down on a stack of pancakes in Camp Century. See: https://malagabay.wordpress.com/2014/11/25/the-great-greenland-snow-job-02-camp-century-strata/ Willi Dansgaard’s big idea was that a stack of pancakes becomes thinner when squashed. See: https://malagabay.wordpress.com/2014/11/27/the-great-greenland-snow-job-03-hewing-the-holocene-hockey-stick/ Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Between Scylla and Charybdis

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My introduction to British Politics was back in the days of black and white television. It wasn’t impressive then and it’s not impressive now. The choice then [as now] was between: The delusional Red Team and and the delusional Blue … Continue reading

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Ravenna Revisited: The Great Sack Race

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Once upon a time [long before the invention television, radio and the printing press] the Ecclesiastical News Network broadcast propaganda from the pulpit. Many of these propaganda productions have been embellished and immortalised by the creative writing skills of the … Continue reading

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Ravenna Revisited: The Deja Vu Dodo

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Foreword The good news for the Academic Acolytes is that their gainful employment is guaranteed in the short term because new discoveries must be careful shaped and retro-fitted onto the existing Etruscan Ecclesiastical Empire embroidery they call history. The bad … Continue reading

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