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Oracle Cards

August 9, 2018

Oracle, or Divination, cards are decks designed for a more limited subject or theme than the traditional Tarot card deck. Such decks typically have around 3 or 4 dozen cards, making them perfect for a […]

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Machine-Produced Wealth

March 15, 2018

There are many great quotes attributed to the recently-departed Stephen Hawking. This one from a few years ago seems timely: “If machines produce everything we need, the outcome will depend on how things are distributed. […]

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Tarot

November 13, 2017

I do not believe in fate or destiny in the sense that the future is predetermined. However, we are creatures of habit, influenced by our personal & cultural histories and our biology; with varying levels […]

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Remembrance Day

November 11, 2017

Originally published on 11/10/2009 The Armistice that brought an end to World War I (“the war to end all wars“) went into effect at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. […]

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Trickle Down Economics

November 9, 2017

Trickle Down Economic Theory There’s a problem with that neo-con favourite ‘Trickle Down’ Economic Theory. Far too much experience has proven that the pain it causes (and there is always pain) never trickles up the […]

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59, Really?

July 4, 2017

Fifty-nine is the 17th prime number. The next is sixty-one, with which it comprises a twin prime. 59 is an irregular prime,[1] a safe prime[2] and the 14th supersingular prime.[3] It is an Eisenstein prime […]