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Problems 32: The October Revolution, 100 Years On

  • A World Without Bolsheviks? by Gwydion M Williams
    • What would our world be like if the Bolsheviks had not taken power?
  • The Russian Revolution, by Brendan Clifford
    • The Tsarist state had broken down.  A landlord restoration was being prepared regardless of what Lenin had done.
  • The Bolsheviks and Orthodox Christianity by Peter Brooke
    • How the Bolsheviks tried variously to suppress, discourage or incorporate Russia’s traditional religion

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Image result for "muons"Problems 28: Asocialism: Part One; The Muon and the Green Great Dragon.

  • Why Muons were real, even when no one had believed they should exist. Or could explain why they did exist.
  • Why atoms are not really ‘a hole in a hole’.
  • Why any native English speaker would know that a ‘green great dragon’ was bad English, but would be unlikely to know why.
  • How the question ‘why’ is very different for human matters and for the physical universe.
  • How religions came in waves of ideas, and gave us ways to organise our thinking that had not existed before.
  • How religions show their human origin, by always supposing that it was a universe made as a dwelling for humans and similar creatures

Also available as a PDF, Problems 28 – The Muon and the Green Great Dragon

Tolkien

The start of a chapter by chapter study of Lord of the Rings at my other Website.

Why did it take Gandalf so long to identify the One Ring?

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