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Playful Ideas

I think playfully. I like to have fun with ideas. I don’t take them too seriously. I think that if you take ideas too seriously, you’re likely to get stuck in them. My theory of ice ages is one of … Continue reading

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Bizarre News Items

About the first piece of news I saw today: Lawyer dies after being shot when gun being used as evidence is dropped in court Couldn’t someone have made sure it was unloaded before bringing it into a crowded court? And … Continue reading

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Another Explanation For Hawaii

For the past two years I’ve been developing an idea about how ice ages work. It’s a very simple idea. And the very simple idea is that when large areas of the surface of the Earth get covered in deep … Continue reading

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Were The Pyramids Artesian Wells?

I don’t want to think about Brexit. And I bet you don’t want to either. … So instead I’ll think about the Pyramids of Egypt. Several interesting things about the pyramids at Giza: First, they all have long causeways, with … Continue reading

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Hurricane Dorian

I’ve been taking some interest in the Category 5 Hurricane Dorian, which passed over the Bahamas yesterday, and is expected to turn north thereafter. Even though it’s the biggest storm for years, nobody seems to have been killed by it … Continue reading

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Certainties and Uncertainties

I’m never certain about anything. I regard everything I know as tentative, provisional. I sometimes wonder whether I know anything at all. I’ve always regarded this world as a mystery, and everything in it as almost infinitely mysterious. I think … Continue reading

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Multilingual

The Putin interview I mentioned a couple of days back reminded me that when I spent quite a long time in Spain a decade ago, I could read Spanish quite easily, and also write it, and I could speak Spanish … Continue reading

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