How I miss our pets who have died

How I miss our pets who have died.  They had, so to speak, no metaphysical holes in themselves and, unlike us, were totally just the persons who they were.  Especially the Doge, a leaping and laughing and uproariously rampaging...

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The Tremendousness

I can’t say with Wordsworth that I have felt ‘The surface of the universal earth with triumph, and delight, and hope, and fear, work like a sea’  but I do feel a joyful presence in all the lovely natural...

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Two become three because they are now one

How can God be both one and three? But then how can a subatomic element be both a particle and a wave? It is a mystery we cannot understand. But then this mystery of two become three...

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Turing’s Oracle and its descendants

In his doctoral thesis at Cambridge in the 1930’s Alan Turing envisaged ‘an oracle machine’ as he then called it which would, in his words, figure out ‘how far it is possible to eliminate intuition and leave only ingenuity’....

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House of Stink

House of Stink Advertiser: Are you there, ladies? As a radical feminist I am reaching out to those all too many women who have been sexually harassed in the workplace. But don’t despair. Here at House...

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We worship you O Monster

Monsters often gain power because whereas normal people want to dig their gardens and walk their dogs and love their wives, the monsters, who have holes instead of hearts, bend every nerve and spend every minute seeking to achieve...

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Aquinas was right. There is no such thing as evil

Aquinas says that evil does not exist, there is only absence of good.  He was right.  What about the Devil with his horns and tail who has terrified religious believers for so long then, roaming the earth seeking whom...

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Who are the rich? And who are the poor?

Who are the rich? People living socially bonded lives with little else than its physical necessities in traditional societies as yet relatively untouched by "being brought out of poverty".  Who are the poor?  Often  socially isolated people living in...

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