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Magical Man at the Dawn of Science – The Silent Eye

The Elizabethan age considered itself scientific, indeed the word ‘science’ was used to mean ‘knowledge’. The so called Age of Reason was a much later term applied by historians of science to broad-brush the slow ascent of experimental-based knowledge. What … Continue reading

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If it had been a snake…by the Philosopher Mouse of the Hedge

Reblogged from Phil, the Philosopher Mouse of the Hedge: Once again they stomped out of the room knowing without looking that their superior was glaring at her through the one way glass. She sat quite still. Except there was that … Continue reading

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Clepsydra Elegy – champagnewhisky

Reblogged from Paula Read at champagnewhisky: It should come as no surprise that one of the earliest tools humans used to tell time was water. After all, it’s what we are, what we need to live. A clepsydra is an … Continue reading

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A Conversation with a Friend – Anonymous

I was sent this piece by a fellow writer who asked if I would publish it here and do so anonymously, because, “the message is more important than selling a few books.” I’m inclined to agree. A Conversation with a … Continue reading

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Space and Time

Consciousness flickers round the edges of dreaming and I become vaguely aware of the delicious luxury of warmth and comfort and a body relaxed and sleepy. It is dark and silent, the dawn will be long in coming, and dreams … Continue reading

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Discovery

The lunatic fringe, or at least this diminutive portion of it, is feeling quite pleased with itself tonight. For a goodly while Stuart and I have been banging on about the possibility of motte and bailey castles being something other…and … Continue reading

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Fooling ourselves…

As soon as you start to mention the whole mind over matter thing, scepticism immediately cuts in like an automatic safety mechanism to keep you on the right side of reality and sanity. Vague visions of objects floating across a … Continue reading

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Shackled #midnighthaiku

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An iceberg universe

Fat little fingers hold up the toy as she peers at her reflection, laughing at herself. That she is, at just fifteen months old, very self-aware is evident in the way she plays with her own and her family’s reflections … Continue reading

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