As people grow more cynical about politics…

As people grow more and more cynical about politics politicians redouble their promises of good times to come as if by an inverse square law. 

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Galileo (i)

To understand the enormity of Galileo’s experiments in mechanics we need to appreciate something of the Aristotelian science of movement against which he so decisively revolted.  The essential containing framework of Aristotle’s view is that of an ordered cosmos...

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Imagine you are God…

 Imagine you are God – at least as Paley and Dawkins have imagined God.  There you are sitting on your sapphire throne, omnipotent, omniscient, perfect.  There’s only one problem.  If you’re perfect you can’t be free to be imperfect...

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Imagine you are God…

 Imagine you are God – at least as Paley and Dawkins have imagined God.  There you are sitting on your sapphire throne, omnipotent, omniscient, perfect.  There’s only one problem.  If you’re perfect you can’t be free to be imperfect...

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