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An Octogenarian in the modern world

Posts Tagged ‘Chaos

CHURCH-GOING? WHY?

February 5, 2014

It annoys me that I keep on going to a religious institution where people talk with conviction about things I see as uncertain. I support the faith and the institution but can’t say YES to everything. Do others disbelieve, but maintain a pretence? Am I just too pig-headed to abandon the faith of my fathers? […]

MIRACLE OR NOT?

September 23, 2013

I looked up Chaos Theory again. So far as i understand  it the origin was a bit like this. A man (Edward Lorenz) was running some sort of mathematical process that started with a number (say 959935.705) and  told his computer to do THIS and THAT to it – a long sequence of instructions – and […]

WHAT CONSTITUTES PROOF?

November 20, 2012

I am still searching for ideas about the reality of witchcraft so that I can further empower the heroine of my books. I am beginning to wonder whether ‘proof’ in the sense I was educated to accept is a meaningless concept. Am I looking for something that only has relevance within a limited mental framework? […]