Tag Archives: Galileo

CELESTIAL TINKERING: IF IT AIN'T BROKEN DON'T FIX IT

Today, it is difficult for us to believe that as recently as the time of Shakespeare no one knew that other world’s existed. Though the Greeks had surmised it, there was no direct proof until the invention of the telescope … Continue reading

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WASTELAND:THE EARTH IS FIXED AT THE CENTER OF THE EGO

In this decayed hole among the mountains, In the faint moonlight, the grass is singing Over the tumbled graves, about the chapel There is the empty chapel, only the wind’s home. It has no windows, and the door swings, Dry … Continue reading

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BLAME IT ON INERTIA:TO STRAIGHTEN OR TO SLOUCH?

“To his dismay and frustration, he found himself unable to change. He persisted on a sinful course even though the force that originally set him on this course, his will, was no longer being exerted in that direction. Sinning out … Continue reading

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REAP WHAT YOU SOW?

In the present day understanding, modern science is supposed to have begun in 1543, when both Copernicus and Vesalius published their great works. It is no derogation however, to point out that their accomplishments did not appear overnight. The distinctive … Continue reading

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OIL SPILLS & RELIGIOUS THRILLS

The Christian dogma of creation, which is found in the first clause of all the creeds, has another meaning for our comprehension of today’s ecologic crisis. By revelation, God had given man the Bible, the Book of Scripture. But since … Continue reading

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CHAOS AND CREATION: ANTAGONIZING THE FIRST MOVERS

Joseph Mallord William Turner has been called a single genius; unique among England’s many painters of talent, intelligence and originality. A magician at creating absurd sensory perceptions that evoked deep mystery, and a sense of he fugitive, through a force … Continue reading

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BLUE RIBBON BRONZE

The ancient marvels of bronze casting and sculpture could not be matched by medieval man. But, they were seen by Donatello, the sculptor who., like Ghiberti, bestrides the opening decades of the Renaissance. ¬†It was Donatello who created for the … Continue reading

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