Ethics and Astronomy: On Imperfection
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Nov 18, 2017 - 2:22pm
Ethics and Astronomy: On Imperfection

Christians are hypocrites. ....If you say," The man has a fault", We say," Not so. All Men have fault, that's why they worship the Lord" ...When scientists write an article for publication, do they hand in their first draft, or revise their articles and theories? Scientists make errors. .... The Earth itself has an azimuth(its imperfection), its tilt angle varies between +23.45* to -23.45* degrees between summer and the winter solstice. Its tilt angle doesn't actually change much but it's like viewing the front and backside of the Earth as it revolves about the sun in its elliptical orbit. Tilt has a strong effect on seasons. ... This is why ancient calculations concerning one's position on the Earth and measurements of the sun, moon and stars were always incorrect. ... The Sun's declination is measured by the formula Declination of…

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CHILD RAPE: IT’S THE CULTURE!

  CHILD RAPE: IT’S THEIR CULTURE   Tubularsock was just sitting around his top floor corner office in his underground bunker over looking Washington, D.C. from Oakland, CA ( ) when he noticed that his top-flight-NSA-resistant-carrier-pigeon came flying through the space-time-continu…

Nov 17, 2017 - 8:38pm
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I used to be a Libertarian

I used to be a libertarian. I was about 19 years old, a time when I was fiercely independent—or so I thought.   I was working the drilling rigs during the summer months. Not only I did like the paychecks, I liked the physical challenge of hard work and fighting the weather. Plus the rigge…

Nov 14, 2017 - 4:57pm
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Christ Wants to Shatter Our Delusions

I am living in a fantasy when I view life as it circles around me. As believers, we sing and recite prayers that proclaim that God is the centre of all but our psychological makeup screams the exact opposite. I view people, events, history and yes even God through my eyes, judging what is right, tru…

Nov 17, 2017 - 1:18am
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A Glimpse Into Hate Management

  I just read an on the elitist, left-wing news blog ZEIT online and I’m mad again.   It describes a court verdict that allowed Kuwait Airways to deny the transportation of an Israeli passenger. There is a law in Kuwait that forbids making contracts with Israelis and upon rea…

Nov 17, 2017 - 2:22pm
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Sexual Players and Inappropriate Advances.

  In light of the recent rash of allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviors of celebrities, I want to bring up an angle that the various talking heads are steering away from: How does promiscuity play into this issue?   Back in my oilpatch days, I was away from home a lot. I just needed…

Nov 19, 2017 - 10:04am
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Automation - Good or Evil?

Automation - Good or Evil? It seems to me that every innovation that comes along heralds in a new age of possibility and a new age of problems.   Just like the start of the industrial revolution, which spawned the Luddites of yore, these developments threaten existing jobs and ways of life. The…

Nov 16, 2017 - 10:44am
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The unholy alliance of climate change & income ine…

The other day I read an article which referenced the NAACP’s climate justice program.  I thought to myself, why would an institution, whose purpose is to advance colored people, care about climate change?  Then I asked, what’s climate justice?  Then it dawned on me, the re…

Nov 15, 2017 - 11:44am
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Nothing to See Here, Move Along!

Crossposted from my .   Well it’s been quite a hurricane season in the Atlantic so far, hasn’t it? It’s even gotten the notice of the UK press.   Here are a couple of graphics from , meteorologist at Colorado State University specializing in Atlantic basin seasonal hurr…

Nov 15, 2017 - 2:57pm
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Reel in the EPA and OSHA

My Plant, USS Claiton Coke Works spent BILLIONS of dollars back in the early 1980's to comply with environmental standards.  The standards kept increasing quicker than the company could react and the plant, which hired over 8,000 good paying steel workers, was drastically reduced and …

Nov 16, 2017 - 2:40am
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A Liberal's Lament of Love's Labors

A few years ago in an article in Slate, Miya Tokumitsu, who holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, pointed out the flaws and absurdity of the mantra “do what you love.” Dr. Tokumitsu traces the phrase’s origin from as far back as Confucius or currently with Oprah Winfre…

Nov 16, 2017 - 8:49pm
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On Rights

A right, according to Webster’s, is “something to which one has a just claim.” The word is often uttered in sonorous phrases like “natural rights,” “human rights” and “equal and inalienable rights.” So today I’ll ask, and try to answer, a f…

Nov 18, 2017 - 6:56am
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Popular Government Cannot Flourish Without Virtue

It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people. -- Richard Henry Lee letter to Colonel Martin Pickett — 1786 Is there no virtue among us? If there be not, we are in a wretched situation. No theoretical checks-no form of government can …

Nov 19, 2017 - 12:45pm
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The British are European. We are mongrels and prou…

I hear all this rubbish about us being Anglo-Saxon as if we are an homogenous race apart from Europe and the rest of the world. It is simply not true. I believe people do not really know what they are talking about.   We British are a mixture of races – mainly European but…

Nov 20, 2017 - 7:18pm
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You've Been Had!

A bill of goods. That is what this nation has been sold by the person of the current President of the US. We've been deceived, swindled, and taken advantage of by the administration as pledge after pledge has been negated by the actions taken by this President and his henchmen. And yet, his loyal f…

Nov 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
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The Holy Inquisition of Political Correctness and…

Watching the goings-on in the modern academia is a hazardous occupation. From the point of view of many actors on that scene, all they are doing is cleaning the scene of "toxicity" - real or imaginary. The viewer, though, gets the full dose of the toxicity directly in his/her face... but it is rath…

Nov 20, 2017 - 9:17am
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The Curse of the Ideal & the Rise of Bubba

The United States of America is cursed, I think.  It’s not some conjured enchantment placed on us by a global adversarial boogeyman; I say this less some in the US begin to believe and then think along the lines of retaliatory action and we know how easily people can gather such war-monge…

Nov 14, 2017 - 12:01am
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The Paradise Papers - the immorality of the wealth…

  The effects of globalisation and automation are already being felt. The wealthy people owning the businesses are taking their factories to the Third World or bringing in automation in order to create more profit. People are being thrown out of high paying jobs into low-paying jobs or chucked …

Nov 18, 2017 - 5:06pm
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STONE'S PHOTO SERIES NO. 3

Here's a few other pics I've worked on lately....hope you like it. Actually I don't really have time for such stuff, but it's relaxing ;-)                    :-)

Nov 16, 2017 - 4:32pm
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The Disaster of What Basic Income Would Become

Although maybe well meaning by some, the premise of Guaranteed Basic Income would be nothing short of a disaster.  Currently in the US we already have such a program called Welfare.  While yes Welfare has prevented things like mass starvation it has built and reinforced generational povert…

Nov 20, 2017 - 10:08am
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SUPPORT GOD AND NOT TYRANNY

I see some of the hateful comments from many brainwashed Nazi American traitors who blindly worship hired killers who invade and destroy others lands based on greed from bankers who bribe our corrupted politicians. Out of the 241 years the US has existed, we have been at war 224 of those years and N…

Nov 20, 2017 - 8:03pm
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The PC Thanksgiving

Here is the hallowed Tofurkey. It is the only thing allowed to me On a Thanksgiving that is so PC. Not allowed to say grace Or be accused based on race. Not allowed to thank God Because that's considered so odd. Can't discuss Pilgrims unless Lectured on Indian's duress. Oh, no, that word is forbidde…

Nov 15, 2017 - 4:50pm
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AWAKENING CHUMPS!

  AWAKENING CHUMPS!   President Tweet’s poll figures throughout his first year in office have been historically low when it comes to approval figures. Much of the time in the 30% range.   But for Tubularsock, polls are not that trustworthy to really give a true picture of anyt…

Nov 21, 2017 - 12:29am
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