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We’re almost there -Nuclear fusion

Has the ability to fly between the stars and they want our resources? Like what? What could we possibly have that would be of interest to someone who had that much power? Do you want water, grab a comet; Do … Continue reading

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How Liberals are like Christians – There’s the dam road

I’m told that this actually happened to my Grandfather. He and some church going friends went on a fishing trip. Being church goers they made a pact that the first one to swear had to pay some penalty such as … Continue reading

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The Pleasure of Power

Cast your mind back to the time of the Caesars. The Emperors of the Roman Empire had the highest standard of living available to anyone who lived 2000 years ago and yet in many ways they were poorer than 90 … Continue reading

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How to stop children from being hit by cars

A little girl was killed by a car in Toronto the other day. Maybe it happens more often but this one made the news because her parents are politically connected. The question is always asked ‘how do we prevent these … Continue reading

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Nature is not good

Before we can get to the land of science fiction we need to kill the idea that natural is by definition ‘good for you’ or ‘healthy’.  It is simply not the case. If you are a creationist and also a … Continue reading

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The Education-Industrial Complex – who needs it.

Below is a link to an article in The Atlantic on the future of College. It is about some innovations in the field of higher education. It can’t come soon enough. Of all things that can be changed by computer … Continue reading

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High Speed trains still a bad idea

http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2014/08/the-courts-speak-up-for-california-high-speed-railand-so-do-some-readers/375518/ I like trains but not as much as I like making decisions that make good sense in the long run.  I don’t live in California so it is not my business but since every now and then some Canadian … Continue reading

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