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  Topic: Randomness
Wireloop

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PostForum: Philosophy   Posted: 8:40 pm   Subject: Randomness
Does true randomness exist or are all seemingly random events simply our lack of knowing all the hidden, causal variables which affect our ability to predict events (effects)?
  Topic: The Causes of Temperature
Wireloop

Replies: 187
Views: 68147

PostForum: Geophysics   Posted: 2:47 pm   Subject: The Causes of Temperature
Just came across this:
http://scienceblogs.com/startswithabang/2009/08/why_our_analemma_looks_like_a.php
  Topic: French Translation
Wireloop

Replies: 636
Views: 129857

PostForum: The History of Britain Revealed   Posted: 9:02 pm   Subject: French Translation
Why does French sound so similar to Hebrew?
Well, at least to my American ears.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-PDArBZrz8&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3TvLSvvKMc
  Topic: Great Minds Think Differently
Wireloop

Replies: 55
Views: 29393

PostForum: Psychology   Posted: 3:38 am   Subject: Great Minds Think Differently

Richard Feynman, the world-renowned smarty-pants and undoubted Arse-burger, went through a phase (as a teenager, I think) of consciously inspecting and directing his own dreams, 'til he decided he'd ...
  Topic: The Causes of Temperature
Wireloop

Replies: 187
Views: 68147

PostForum: Geophysics   Posted: 11:13 pm   Subject: The Causes of Temperature
I crunched some more numbers.
In the 'chart' below each row contains a location, followed by annual mean temp, followed by the date which best represents the annual mean temp, followed by a number wh ...
  Topic: The Causes of Temperature
Wireloop

Replies: 187
Views: 68147

PostForum: Geophysics   Posted: 6:54 pm   Subject: The Causes of Temperature
What day(s) of the year is the crossover point on the analemma?
August 30th and April 12th/13th

Right.
April 12th to August 30th is 140 days, and August 30th to April 12th is 225 days.
225 / 1 ...
  Topic: The Causes of Temperature
Wireloop

Replies: 187
Views: 68147

PostForum: Geophysics   Posted: 9:11 pm   Subject: The Causes of Temperature
225 / 140 = 1.607

(This is just an estimate... The actual crossover point is hard to determine on the diagrams, so it might be even closer to the Golden Ratio if you could sub-divide days.)
...
  Topic: The Causes of Temperature
Wireloop

Replies: 187
Views: 68147

PostForum: Geophysics   Posted: 3:04 pm   Subject: The Causes of Temperature

It binds the irregular daily movement of Sol (in terms of three dimensional space and time) into a unified form.

http://www.astrosurf.com/luxorion/Documents/analemma-dwg-uk.gif

Yes, I agree. N ...
  Topic: The Causes of Temperature
Wireloop

Replies: 187
Views: 68147

PostForum: Geophysics   Posted: 10:42 pm   Subject: The Causes of Temperature
You're inviting me to tread into waters I would normally try to avoid... (I'm a simple engineer who leaves this sort of thing to deeper thinker)... but I would equate the Logos with divine logic (for ...
  Topic: Alphabet Soup
Wireloop

Replies: 97
Views: 86468

PostForum: Linguistics   Posted: 5:01 pm   Subject: Alphabet Soup

The Muse stuff is very informative.

But, before you go on....

Why dont you come over to our fire.

You are our guest, stranger.

Sit down, before us.

Tell us, your "to" and & ...
  Topic: The Causes of Temperature
Wireloop

Replies: 187
Views: 68147

PostForum: Geophysics   Posted: 3:11 pm   Subject: The Causes of Temperature
http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/aslaksen/pictures/analemma-set-south.jpg
You can use the analemma to produce very accurate sundials (and there are references to the ancients producing analemmic sundials) ...
  Topic: Exodus
Wireloop

Replies: 39
Views: 36235

PostForum: Philosophy   Posted: 5:21 pm   Subject: Exodus
You see, in the Greek legends the Muses are the mediators of inspiration/knowledge/writing. For example Homer's Odyssey (another Exodus type story) opens with the invocation of the Muse. One of the ea ...
  Topic: Alphabet Soup
Wireloop

Replies: 97
Views: 86468

PostForum: Linguistics   Posted: 5:17 pm   Subject: Alphabet Soup
Could someone who knows about these things substitue a Yod for the Tripod logo. I never thought I'd utter that sentence.
Done!


The following should mingle with the Exodus thread.
You see, in ...
  Topic: The Causes of Temperature
Wireloop

Replies: 187
Views: 68147

PostForum: Geophysics   Posted: 6:00 pm   Subject: The Causes of Temperature
It's not on this site, bub. But here:

http://www.thequestgroup.org/clubhouse/messageboard.htm

Sorry, my mistake.

I've got too much going on ........
  Topic: The Causes of Temperature
Wireloop

Replies: 187
Views: 68147

PostForum: Geophysics   Posted: 5:11 pm   Subject: The Causes of Temperature
It's an ankh. Same thing.

Nice one Hatty.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d6/Ra_Barque.jpg
 
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