Author Archives: Louis Hissink

About Louis Hissink

Retired diamond exploration geologist. Trained by Western Mining Corporation and polished by De Beers.

Biblical Bulldust and Velikovsky

Ron Unz manages an interesting website “The Unz Reciew” and occasionally sails close to the wind when commentary focuses on controversial topics.  His American Pravda editions are thought-provoking and often cause scales to fall off my eyes. It was researching … Continue reading

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Losing Religion

Just a short note on why my Christian friends are sad because I have not been saved. Saved from what? I guess immortality in the after life. But the afterlife is something the human brain has made up by the … Continue reading

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Do I Believe In Fairies?

The answer to that question is no, I don’t. Do fairies exist? I don’t know. Children say they do. I suspect knowledge of this is beaten out of children by brainwashing or the inculcation of culture so they stop seeing … Continue reading

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Creationism

The 6000 year “age” is based on the Judaic lunar calendar, and would have been when people started counting “time”. Time is not a physical object but simply human memory of a repetitive physical motion, here moon orbiting earth. Nothing … Continue reading

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Earth Rotation Physics

What drives the Earth’s daily rotation? The mainstream view attributes it to the spinning accretion disk during the solar system and hence the earth’s creation 4.6 billion yrears ago. This mechanism is nothing other than a perpetual motion machine. Some … Continue reading

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Getting Religion

The highlight of the week is This Week In Pictures on the Powerline Blog. This week a nail was emphatically driven into the nature of religion. During the Pagan times the gods were many and some the planets.  The statements made … Continue reading

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Catastrophic Reality and Religion

Winter is a useful time to attend to unimportant matters since the seasons and weather stop any useful work outside. Brain exercise then becomes dominant and to while away time reorganising the hi fi, figuring out how to get output … Continue reading

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