Category Archives: Science

The Last Waltz

This was a top story on the Guardian earlier today… https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/21/julian-assange-russia-ecuador-embassy-london-secret-escape-plan This Guardian piece contains barely anything that’s factual, and is full of assertions and suspicions and ‘sources tell us’ and ‘our contacts’. It was apparently written by three people, … Continue reading

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The Mind-Body Problem

The nature of consciousness is one of the most fundamental questions of human existence, if not the most fundamental one. What’s known as ‘the mind-body problem’ has intrigued and frustrated philosophers and scientists since the start of recorded history. Is … Continue reading

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Is Climate Change a Result of Human Activity, or Is It All Bollocks?

Last week, with regard to politics, was the craziest I’ve ever witnessed (and I’m now 54 years old). It’s getting to the stage where it’s difficult to comment on such madness. Here’s the online headlines for the Guardian, today 23rd … Continue reading

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Fukushima 7th Anniversary

I wish I could say that a lot has happened in the last seven years with regard to Fukushima, but alas I can’t. It needed a huge international effort to try to contain the disaster. Instead we’ve had incompetence, massive … Continue reading

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Babylonian Poetry

One of the many interesting things about the Sumer civilisation is that it doesn’t get as much attention as the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians, despite the fact that Sumer was the oldest known human civilisation, having arisen some 7000 … Continue reading

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Corporatism, Calamity and Fukushima

Looking at the likes of the BBC and the Guardian today, you wouldn’t know that there’s a major war kicking off in the Middle East. Just about all wars are for corporate profit, and what’s going on in Syria is … Continue reading

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Oumuamua – first contact?

On the 19th of October, astronomers at the University of Hawaii detected a new object in the night time sky. At first the object was believed to be a comet, but as more observations were made it was determined to … Continue reading

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One million tons of nuclear water

Yesterday North Korea carried out another missile test, and stated that it was new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that can strike anywhere on the US mainland, as it declared itself a “complete” nuclear state. President Trump’s response was: “We … Continue reading

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Radioactive Boars

In the five years following March 2011 I made a large number of blog posts about the Fukushima disaster, which I then went on to publish as an e-book. Since publishing the book I’ve made barely any blog posts about … Continue reading

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They’re Fecking Demented!

About three and a half years ago an uncle of mine was diagnosed with vascular dementia which has grown progressively worse. The last time I saw my uncle was in October 2016, when he and my aunty came over to … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance and Dust

In this anniversary week of the September 11th attacks in 2001 I’ve read an awful lot of arguements about it all, both from those who believe the official narrative and from those who believe it was some kind of inside … Continue reading

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Fukushima Update

A few weeks ago the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled in favor of the sailors who were exposed to dangerous levels of radiation, sailors who provided humanitarian aid after an earthquake destroyed the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear … Continue reading

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USS Reagan Fukushima Lawsuit

Built in the 1990s at a cost of $4.5 billion, the USS Reagan aircraft carrier is one of the largest warships in the world. In the wake of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in 2011, the USS Ronald … Continue reading

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Break a Leg

It’s been notable that since the fifth anniversary last March of the Fukushima disaster, the anti-nuke community has become a lot less vocal. Usual suspects, such as ENE News and Fukushima Diary, who during those first five years were prolific, … Continue reading

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Activists and Assassinations

At last night’s closing ceremony of the Olympic Games the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe was dressed as Nintendo’s Super Mario. Abe was there to accept the Olympic Torch for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo; which is a tad surreal … Continue reading

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