Category Archives: Science

Jordan Peterson on Climate Change

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A Cambridge Union questioner asks Jordan Peterson whether humanity might finally discover its “global map of meaning” by uniting to combat Climate Change. Advertisements

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Monte Rosa and the Comets

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Modelling the real world is a very real challenge. Relying upon any real world model is inherently risky because mathematical models can be more magical than meaningful. This is especially true in the Earth Sciences.

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Making Mountains into Molehills

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A diversionary [and defensive] tactic deployed during debates is to claim your opponent is over-reacting and [metaphorically] “making a mountain out of a molehill”.

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Gunnar Heinsohn: Exodus

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David and Israel‘s “United Monarchy” provide the most popular targets for the erasure of time-honored personalities and entities from our history books. Nevertheless, archaeological layers consistent with “Yishai“ and “David“ (alphabetical Hebrew) are present in Jerusalem’s period of the Mitanni … Continue reading

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NCGT Journal

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Trick Cyclists like to play word association games. Word Association is a common word game involving an exchange of words that are associated together. The game is based on the noun phrase word association, meaning “stimulation of an associative pattern … Continue reading

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The Late Paleocene Event

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The most telling aspect of the Late Paleocene Event is the divergent data. The ooze on the Shatsky Rise at ≈ 32° North has an outlier δ18O high spike. The ooze on the Maud Rise at ≈ 66° South has … Continue reading

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Late Paleocene Thermal Minimum

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If you’ve ever felt the Earth Sciences are rather special then you’ve arrived at the right place. On the other hand: If you believe the Earth Sciences are entirely based upon robust science then you’ve arrived at the wrong place … Continue reading

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Electric Universe: Spinning Up Gravity

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Last month Miles Mathis mauled [amongst others] the Electric Universe movement. They hook you by admitting what you already know: the upper levels of the mainstream are composed of a bunch of liars and frauds, and textbook physics is little … Continue reading

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Homeschool Domination

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The words: The home-educated typically score 15 to 30 percentile points above public-school students on standardized academic achievement tests. (The public school average is the 50th percentile; scores range from 1 to 99.) A 2015 study found Black homeschool students … Continue reading

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Johannes de Sacrobosco: A Cuckoo In The Nest

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One of the more curious characters to emerge from the mire of medieval manuscripts is a monastic scholar with a severe identity crisis: Johannes de Sacrobosco. Johannes de Sacrobosco, also written Ioannis de Sacro Bosco (c. 1195 – c. 1256), … Continue reading

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Comet Halley Calendar

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Researching the Gregorian Calendar Reforms involves a journey into the mire of mainstream medieval manuscripts and academic assertions that so inspired J R R Tolkien when he was a Professor of Anglo-Saxon between 1925 and 1945. Venturing into this swamp … Continue reading

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The Heinsohn Horizon: Calendar Conundrum

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Introduction A simple fact checking exercise whilst writing up one topic can produce an unexpected insight that warrants being spun off as a separate narrative. This posting is an example of a spun off narrative. Editing the original text to … Continue reading

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The Heinsohn Horizon and The History of Astronomy

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The History of Astronomy provides some of the best supporting evidence for the 700 Phantom Years of History theory proposed by Gunnar Heinsohn. In 1898 Arthur Berry noted the 900-year near-stagnation in Astronomy during the Middle Ages. Recommended by the … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: Self-Propelled Footnote

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1950 was a vintage year for Cometary science and pseudoscience. In April 1950, after 8 rejections, Immanuel Velikovsky [amongst many other things] introduced a new generation to the long established science of the Hydrocarbon Comet. In 1950, after eight publishing … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: Electric Epilogue

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A few weeks ago I was encouraged to remember: Velikovsky gave us “The Electric Universe”. I have no problem with the underlying sentiments expressed in those words of encouragement. However, I do have a few problems regarding their accuracy. Problem … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: Sea of Showers

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One of the more surprising lines of enquiry into the origins of Terrestrial Thorium is the esoteric narrative of the Thorium enriched KREEP deposits on the Nearside of the Moon. The remarkably unbalanced distribution of Lunar Thorium mirrors the equally … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: Neutron Bombs

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According to Astronomers Comet Halley is a Dirty Snowball that is illuminated by reflected Sunlight and glowing Gases that have been ionised by Sunlight. Both the coma and tail are illuminated by the Sun and may become visible when a … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: The Ionization Enigma

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A strange aspect of the Space Age is it’s failure to enlighten the dark recesses of astronomy. For example: The standard explanation for the light emitted by comets has remained constant for over 100 years. The light of the comet … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: A Velikovsky Vindication

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One of Immanuel Velikovsky’s more outrageous heresies contained within Worlds in Collision is the conclusion that Comet Venus was producing petroleum gases. Worlds in Collision is a book written by Immanuel Velikovsky and first published April 3, 1950. … The … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking: Could…

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Back in the days of drugs, sex and rock ‘n’ roll I visited a locum dentist on a sunny August morning when I had a a loose filling. I’m not sure quiet which planet this locum dentist was from but … Continue reading

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