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Gaia II – Truth and Beauty

James Lovelock ends ‘Gaia‘ with a rather profound summary:  To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and … Continue reading

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Pig Ignorant

Chugging my way through the 400th Anniversary Edition of the King James Bible, I discover the narrative pace slackens consideerrraaaabbbbbllllyyyy towards the end of Exodus and the beginning of Leviticus. Having knocked together the world and all that ‘creepeth’ on … Continue reading

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King James Bible

Four hundred years of the King James Bible. The blood sweat and tears Of six writing panels Produced a text Which united a kingdom To post-Elizabethan revival. Still read today, Words of great majesty Hell, fire and brimstone Meet faith, … Continue reading

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