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T is for Tom Telescope

Tom Telescope and his Newtonian System of Philosophy regularly feature during special collections events at the Whipple.

The text is a digest of natural philosophy presented for a young audience, cast in the form of ‘lectures’ by the eponymous Tom to members of the ‘Lilliputian Society’. 285 more words

19th Century,

mælkebøtte integumenta

a tough outer protective layer, especially that of an animal or plant.

What may be affirmed unequivocally is that there exists bad judgment, proved by a single instance, as a CD released without a clearly visible, easily legible title, thus bearing it over to soon oblivion. 144 more words


Finding Balance

–by Ranchor Prime  (Nov 18, 2016)

It is often supposed that humans can get what they want from this world provided they are prepared to work hard enough for it—that with our superior intelligence we can win wealth by exploiting the earth’s resources, while animals can only follow their instincts in the struggle for survival. 691 more words


Strong Blessings from the Water Protectors at Standing Rock #WaterIsLife #NoDAPL

Aho Mitakuye Oyasin!  Jai Jagat!

Greetings beloved relatives, satyagrahis citizens of the world!

May this email find you aware of the tremendous force of radical love. 1,574 more words


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.  8,666 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