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Michael Burns
Outside critic of academic physics
Outside critic of academic physics
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Here are landscape pictures made with my 85mm lens. I guess it is a trick to find scenes to fit with a portrait lens. I'm glad I tried this. The stairway is colorful and contrasty.
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3/30/17
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I am so disappointed that Glenn Greenwald and Wikileaks have departed from journalistic standards, and apparently are repeating the Russian line of propaganda aimed at destabilization rather than truth.

The Republican platform is an expression of the cultural neurosis - it is just that simple.

Both the negativism and the denial that are characteristic of a neurosis are precisely present in these policies. The negativism is directed as aggression towards mostly innocent scapegoats, refugees, coal miners, and other non conformists. And the denial is directed especially at any kind of science that militates against the monetary interests of the richest people.

As an aside, even academics have problems with the cultural neurosis. Academic psychologists do not emphasize the denial component of a neurosis due to resistance to Freudian ideas. And academic physicists continue to apply vectors incorrectly to the real world out of attachment to the patriarchal symbolism.

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This is Oedipus Rex sending away the messenger from Delphi. The man and his advisers are only confirming their fate. Let it be as soon as possible and with a minimum of the drama that they are inviting.

Subpoena the tax returns!

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When professionals improve the definition of a term of art, even a term used in law, then judges, who have the power of jurisdiction - to speak the law, are naturally enabled to adopt the new improvement.

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This Mamiya C3 camera takes some pictures that are out of range for smaller technology. These photos are scanned from 56mm by 56mm film frames. The color is by Kodak.

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2/21/17
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If a presidency is to be saved, and not have a serious risk to national security from psychological symptoms, then someone should get the man to a clinic.

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I was making great progress on rechecking my pure spacetime model of an electron just last night.

So I celebrated by viewing this second movie in the Girl trilogy. But the movie overtook the event. The hero archetype is invoked so powerfully that I was moved even more on this fourth viewing.

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I lost this debate totally. I was convinced that RawTherapee was at fault in a big discrepancy over the brightness of shadows in my photographs, but actually Canon DPP and UFRaw are the post-processors responsible for a dark contrast curve that I have been using without my full awareness in pictures.
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