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The Church of the Windy Spires

The Church of the Windy Spires In 1973, OPEC instituted an oil embargo. Denmark used oil for much of its electrical generation and was very hard hit. The government sprung into action, deciding that a century old technology with a fresh coat of paint could be the messiah they needed to save their country. Wind […]

Odds and Ends

In honor of all the true believers out there:   The new way to save CO2 emissions: Gravity—it’s everywhere and it’s FREE!  Instead of using gas to drive cars downhill, the car will automatically shut off when a sensor indicates a sufficient slope for gravity to work.  Cars will be retrofitted to compensate for power […]

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Before my rant on Wyoming, I thought I should mention a very interesting irony.  In 1973, Denmark started throwing up turbines after losing their oil to the oil embargo.  Apparently, Denmark’s major source of electrical power generation was dependent on OPEC.  Now, over 50 years later, rumors are surfacing the Europe will be dependent on […]

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Wandering Words

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

“We do not believe any group of men adequate enough or wise enough to operate without scrutiny or without criticism. We know that the only way to avoid error is to detect it, that the only way to detect it is to be free to inquire. We know that in secrecy error undetected will flourish and subvert”. - J Robert Oppenheimer.