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Elements of Natural Philosophy, by John Locke 1632-1704

This is taken from The Philosophical Works of John Locke Vol II. His works were published in 1824 and then in 1892.  This volume contains Book three and four of Locke’s Essay Concerning Human Understanding  as well as his controversy with the Bishop of Worcester.  8,667 more words


I'm a Fav...!

“I’m A Fav for You”

I know I may be among, but I’ve got feelings too.
And I need to do what I feel like doing. 475 more words

Read Before You Sip!

You know my proof has got to flip,
Before I suspect it’s getting a grip,
Trip, trip, before the cams clip,
Read before you sip, Read before you sip, 79 more words

The Future

Over the last few years I have become more disappointed with the critical faculties of a large number of people.  There seem to be a few key human traits that have are responsible a large number of the world’s great problems.  798 more words


Lady Margaret Cavendish - the first #scifi writer?

As a science fiction writer myself, I couldn’t resist sharing this article about Lady Margaret Cavendish which appeared in the Atlas Obscura. .

The article goes into some very interesting detail about the Duchess and the story she wrote , but I’ll summarise by saying she was a natural philosopher and published twenty books, plays and essays. 206 more words

You Wanna PhD

I miss American Dream since I has anywhere-green,
Don’t matter if I step on the win,
Or sneak away into the Willy-Jeans,
They still fonda put fixtures of tales… 193 more words


Walking in the Botanic Gardens of Edinburgh today, I came across a sign low to the ground and obscured by foliage, at the foot of a large silver willow tree.  399 more words