Or how a carrot pulls the donkey forward.

The word revolution means a new beginning, a clean break with the past. Yet as we all know, revolutions don’t always deliver; revolutions are often hijacked and their results can end up supporting some of us real well, but not society.

The…


General Relativity should not be based on spacetime but on matter.

Sending an atomic clock into space, having it returned and then showing it experienced a slight speeding up while in space appears to confirm Einstein’s General Relativity. But does it?

As soon as we involve ourselves in a 2D…


Two tricks to go from being nearsighted to seeing well again.

The action to improve nearsightedness is very simple. Discovering how to do that is unfortunately not easy. Two tricks are discussed in this article.

Nearsighted folks have elongated eyeballs. They do not feel elongated, they feel normal. There is…


That what exists intrinsically is invisible for scientists.

Some folks really think there is no greater tool for discovering the truth than the scientific approach. Yet science has its limitations and not many scientists are willing to admit that.

Without a doubt, science is number one when results are repeatable…


Energy does not get lost, but it doesn’t mean it all fits in one closed system.

The good thing about the First Law of Thermodynamics is that, when energy cannot get lost, we do not need to find it. We can start out our story of the material universe with…


And why we better learn it before it is too late.

The universe appears a rather disorganized combination of whatever happened is indeed what happened. …


The universe is not isotropic or homogeneous.

Scientists do not like to talk about the prior state of the universe. They feel like four blind men having to declare what is in front of them, each touching a different part of an elephant. …


Everyone knows the Big Bang theory, and when asked only a few important things are likely not pronounced well in the reply. Most of the parts are so well known, no one pays much attention to the latest developments in cosmology.

The Big Whisper? Never heard of. And when explained…


United we stand, but don’t count on us being just like 1 for long.

Once we recognize the true nature of being one, a better world awaits us.

There is only one planet Earth and it guides us through a vast amount of space. We are earthbound, and we should…


It is not what you think it is.

Looking at the world of democracy, it is disappointing how few nations there are in the world that are fully democratic nations. We have an extremely long way to go before the world is based on the voters, and not on special…

Fred-Rick

Structural Philosopher

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