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  • The Electric Nature of the Universe

    The Electric Nature of the Universe

    Conventional teaching is that the sun and stars obtain their energy by nuclear reaction, that is: atoms splitting to become a less complex elements, thereby releasing energy. However there are several things about that theory that cannot be explained, such as: how can this continuing reaction be controlled, so as not to totally explode? Why isnít the sun just a dead ball of helium by now, or at least showing signs of degeneration? Why do the stars have coronas Ė something not associated with nucle...
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  • The Incredible Story of the Goldsmiths Miracle

    The Incredible Story of the Goldsmiths Miracle

    Once upon a time, before politicians and economists were born, life was somewhat simpler. The only money in existence were coins. You either had it or you didn't, and that was about the sum of the matter. But times were bad. Highwaymen and robbers helped create an environment that prompted the townspeople to leave their money with the local goldsmith. They were the logical choice - they had the best vaults, by virtue of their trade. In return, the goldsmith would issue a receipt, which was ke...
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  • Werther and the Rise of Romantic Melancholia

    Werther and the Rise of Romantic Melancholia


    Most students of world literature would surely agree that Goethe's famous epistolary novel, The Sorrows of Young Werther, has exerted a quite incalculable influence on the evolution of the Western mind from the date of its publication in 1774. And that it did so principally through Romanticism, that great movement in the arts of which it was a prime antecedent, would be disputed by few. And while the notion that melancholy is a feature of sensitive and creative youth was not new at the
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  • Leitmotifs from an English Pastorale 2

    Leitmotifs from an English Pastorale 2

    Yet, his inner turmoil proved an asset when it came to his acting career, and he provided some extraordinary performances in the second half of the '80s. The first of these took place at the University of Cambridge, where he studied for a term in the winter of '86 as part of their teacher training unit, before typically taking off in the early part of the new year. While the second was at Notting Hill's famous Gate Theatre, where he received some fair reviews for his acting from various periodica...
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  • Leitmotifs from an English Pastorale 1.

    Leitmotifs from an English Pastorale 1.

    One thing is certain. Paul Runacles had not been born into a typically privileged upper middle class family, and so by the time he arrived at his college, he was bereft of a frame of reference; unlike the majority of his fellow pupils, weaned on the gilded sports of the British social elite. And he escaped from his college once, like some kind of hysterical gymslip schoolgirl...just the once it was...around 1971 or '72 to avoid being punished for something stupid he did. It was an utterly...
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  • Occupy This

    Occupy This

    I agree with the occupiers...to a point. I agree that it's not fair for a handful of individuals to control most of the wealth in the world, while the majority of people barely get by--and some actually do without. But such is the way of the world under the system of man's governance. That some live in luxury while others live in abject poverty is not what God intended when He created man. Adam chose to rebel against God in the garden of Eden, and to rule himself--thereby bringing a curse upon both...
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  • Rock and Roll and the Western Soul

    Rock and Roll and the Western Soul

    The Burgeoning Generation of Love The highpoint of Patrick Hallingís early Pop career was undoubtedly his leadership of the string section for "All You Need Is Love", transmitted live at the height of the so-called Summer of Love on July 25th 1967. The programme, entitled "Our World", was the first satellite broadcast in history, and it secured an audience of 350 million, which was unprecedented at that time. And among those taking part were such legendary figures of the swinging sixties as Mic...
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  • The Forbidding Entrance of Rock

    The Forbidding Entrance of Rock

    It seems incredible that a force of such seismic power and influence as Led Zeppelin should emerge from the relative innocence of the London Blues and session music scenes of the sixties, but then a similar thing could be said of British Rock as a whole. What was it that transformed an interest among young men of largely middle class origins in the bleak brooding music of the Blues into a musical movement which took America and the world at large by storm in the late '60s and early '70s? That's...
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  • A Great Story

    A Great Story

    He almost didnít see the elderly lady, stranded on the side of the road, but even in the dim light of day, he could see she needed help. So he pulled up in front of her Mercedes and got out. His Pontiac was still sputtering when he approached her. Even with the smile on his face, she was worried. No one had stopped to help for the last hour or so. Was he going to hurt her? He didnít look safe; he looked poor and hungry. He could see that she was frightened, standing out there in the cold....
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  • Our new logo

    Our new logo

    Everyone has noticed by now that we have a new logo for Bible Forums. This logo was created and chosen by members who responded to the call for help to create the much needed outdated one we had used for so long. I want to thank the many creative people who responded to the call in designing a new logo. I never expected such an enthusiastic response and so many entries. I wish we could have used all of them but as everyone knew from the start, there would be only one ... very sad actually...
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  • The Electric Nature of the Universe
    by keras
    Conventional teaching is that the sun and stars obtain their energy by nuclear reaction, that is: atoms splitting to become a less complex elements, thereby releasing energy. However there are several things about that theory that cannot be explained, such as: how can this continuing reaction be controlled, so as not to totally explode? Why isnít the sun just a dead ball of helium by now, or at least showing signs of degeneration? Why do the stars have coronas Ė something not associated with nucle...
    Apr 27 2013, 09:09 AM
  • The Incredible Story of the Goldsmiths Miracle
    by Cyberseeker
    Once upon a time, before politicians and economists were born, life was somewhat simpler. The only money in existence were coins. You either had it or you didn't, and that was about the sum of the matter. But times were bad. Highwaymen and robbers helped create an environment that prompted the townspeople to leave their money with the local goldsmith. They were the logical choice - they had the best vaults, by virtue of their trade. In return, the goldsmith would issue a receipt, which was ke...
    Sep 23 2012, 01:45 PM
  • Werther and the Rise of Romantic Melancholia
    by Carl Halling

    Most students of world literature would surely agree that Goethe's famous epistolary novel, The Sorrows of Young Werther, has exerted a quite incalculable influence on the evolution of the Western mind from the date of its publication in 1774. And that it did so principally through Romanticism, that great movement in the arts of which it was a prime antecedent, would be disputed by few. And while the notion that melancholy is a feature of sensitive and creative youth was not new at the
    ...
    Sep 20 2012, 02:23 PM
  • Leitmotifs from an English Pastorale 2
    by Carl Halling
    Yet, his inner turmoil proved an asset when it came to his acting career, and he provided some extraordinary performances in the second half of the '80s. The first of these took place at the University of Cambridge, where he studied for a term in the winter of '86 as part of their teacher training unit, before typically taking off in the early part of the new year. While the second was at Notting Hill's famous Gate Theatre, where he received some fair reviews for his acting from various periodica...
    Sep 2 2012, 05:51 AM
  • Leitmotifs from an English Pastorale 1.
    by Carl Halling
    One thing is certain. Paul Runacles had not been born into a typically privileged upper middle class family, and so by the time he arrived at his college, he was bereft of a frame of reference; unlike the majority of his fellow pupils, weaned on the gilded sports of the British social elite. And he escaped from his college once, like some kind of hysterical gymslip schoolgirl...just the once it was...around 1971 or '72 to avoid being punished for something stupid he did. It was an utterly...
    Aug 26 2012, 05:21 PM
  • Occupy This
    by Sojourner
    I agree with the occupiers...to a point. I agree that it's not fair for a handful of individuals to control most of the wealth in the world, while the majority of people barely get by--and some actually do without. But such is the way of the world under the system of man's governance. That some live in luxury while others live in abject poverty is not what God intended when He created man. Adam chose to rebel against God in the garden of Eden, and to rule himself--thereby bringing a curse upon both...
    Nov 17 2011, 11:55 AM
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