Northern Dragon

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Greenhouse Miscalculations

The debate about global warming is raging hot these days, and no wonder. Not only is the weather more volatile than ever, but the topic is apparently tricky enough that even scientists are getting lost trying to traverse it. So how is the rest of us going to have a chance of finding out what is up and down? A case in point. Recently there was a scientist who appeared […]

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I doubt…

What is reality? That question has been the subject of countless hours of thought and philosophical or religious debate. What is it…? Is it a world comprised of physical matter which we can touch and sense and influence – and which exists due to natural laws we are only now beginning to comprehend? Or is it an illusion shaped by mystical forces or gods beyond our ken? Or maybe it […]

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