Objectivity

We have a physically objective world, and then after a while we learn to measure in this world, and we gain experience with this world, through our senses. That is the objective world, and then we pass in to the mathematical world. In the mathematical world there are mathematical entities – “x”, “y”, numbers, and …

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Worth Considering — Always

Viewing Point — The place where you are, your eye level. Viewing Angle — The place where you are, your eye level and the angle from your point of view. Viewing Height — The place where you are, at your eye level and height or elevation. Horizon Line — That place where the land and …

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The Corporation – a film about how organizational interests became superior to human interests

One hundred and fifty years ago, the corporation was a relatively insignificant entity. Today, it is a vivid, dramatic and pervasive presence in all our lives. Like the Church, the Monarchy and the Communist Party in other times and places, the corporation is today’s dominant institution. But history humbles dominant institutions. All have been crushed, …

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The Organic Foods Movement: Led By Multinational Corporations Or We The People?

In the past few weeks, the USDA has once again attempted to weaken the federal organics standards that so many Americans have worked hard to enshrine into federal law. These changes would have allowed food labeled as “USDA Organic” to contain hormones and antibiotics in dairy cattle, pesticides on produce and potentially contaminated fishmeal as …

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Polymer Skips the Light Fandango

Polymer skips the light fandango By Roger Brownlie 12 November 2003 – Nitto Denko Corporation of Japan has produced what it claims is an optical grade polymer with the highest refractive index in the world. Compared with previous polymers, the refractive index has risen by 10-15% to 1.76. The thermosetting polymer also has good thermal …

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