Monthly Archives: September 2013

The big electron

George Carlin – Arrogance of mankind

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District 9

District 9 is a 2009 South African independent science fiction action/thriller film directed by Neill Blomkamp. It was written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, and produced by Peter Jackson and Carolynne Cunningham. The film stars Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, and … Continue reading

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Science education violates parents’ religious freedom

A religious group has filed suit against the Kansas Board of Education seeking to stop educators from adopting global warming and evolution into the state curriculum. The Christian organization said such lessons would violate parents’ religious freedom. The non-profit group, … Continue reading

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1978-2009

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The impending collapse

Jim Rickards, author of the best-seller Currency Wars, sees the world’s central banks embroiled in a “race to debase” their currencies in order to restore – at any cost – growth to their weakened economies. In the midst of the … Continue reading

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Para conocer a Jesús hay que involucrarse

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The Oil Drum

The Last Post Posted by Euan Mearns on September 22, 2013 – 9:34am Topic: Site news Tags: heading out, professor goose, the oil drum [list all tags] The Oil Drum (TOD) was an internet energy phenomenon that ran for over … Continue reading

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human carrying capacity

The Already-Written Future? As a rejoinder to my piece a couple weeks ago (not really), the New York Times published an article on population growth, and why we need not worry. The problem—and solution—is all in our head.  The bottom … Continue reading

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Jesuit Reduction

A Jesuit Reduction was a type of settlement for indigenous people in Latin America created by the Jesuit Order during the 17th and 18th centuries. The strategy of the Spanish Empire was to gather native populations into centers called Indian … Continue reading

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Malabar rites

Malabar rites is a conventional term for certain customs or practices of the native Catholics of South India, concerning the liturgical rites, which the Jesuit missionaries allowed their Indian neophytes to retain after conversion, but which were afterwards prohibited by … Continue reading

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