Evolution+

I’m interested in some sciences, in an amateurish way, and I enjoy finding out that everything is not as neatly tabulated as scientists want us to think. I used to believe that the theory of evolution best explains the development of animal and plant life on our planet. But it doesn’t. The role of astronomical … More Evolution+

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Something big

It’s very easy to get answers. You just have to ask the wrong questions. But if you persist in asking important questions – they’re the ones without an answer – after a while you start to get, suggestions, almost, that at least help you refine the questions. Evolution develops Evolution is a theory I feel … More Something big

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Looking Back

It’s not that easy to do, looking backwards. If you’re going forward at the time, you trip and fall flat on your face. If you are stationary you go around in circles, with the illusion you are going somewhere. Looking backwards is the basis for the movements of conservatism and conservation, but it’s also a … More Looking Back

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Thinking about sex

Human beings spend a lot of their time exploring sex, sometimes in surprising forms: a species obsession. Here is my take on the subject. NB some pictures have been edited. BTW I don’t cover technique. Getting advice on how to do it is your problem. The Greek philosopher Plato (428-348 BC) is not only a … More Thinking about sex

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Questions

I’ve often thought a good question preferable to a bad answer, even though answers make us feel more comfortable by bringing the chaotic world outside into the ordered inner world of the mind. I had a bad education, paying little attention to school, which I then thought of as unnecessary. I was self educated later, … More Questions

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Life, transmuted

The 2009 BBC series narrated by David Attenborough is called Life. It seemed that ‘life’ meant plant and animal life to the makers of the program. So where does that leave the other substances we share the universe with, such as stars and seas, gases and mountains? These experience ‘natural laws’ and chemical reactions. Do … More Life, transmuted

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