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December 7, 2014

"I have on my hard drive the picture of a man long ago dead"

Our telescopes are turned outward seeking Dyson Spheres in the vast reaches of the cosmos for proof of life.
Yet I have on my hard drive the picture of a man long ago dead, part of a group of fliers who rose in Boeing P-26 Peashooters to challenge Zeros over Batangas province on December 12, 1941. The pilot did not survive the day. In some modern cosmology there is multiverse where he landed safely; just as there is one where all the battleships at Pearl Harbor rode out the day peacefully at anchor. There is a multiverse where America surrendered to Japan. But while those multiverses may exist in potential, the universe we have, through the operation of choice is the one where the flag flies, unvanquished to this day. But that particular today had its price. To purchase it the pilot could not land and the proud warships were forbidden to live out the day.
Belmont Club サ Proof of Life

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 7, 2014 7:33 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Never before have so many people with so little to say said so much to so few.

Interesting to see how folks dance around explaining this and that and never mention God.

Posted by: chasmatic [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 8, 2014 3:53 AM

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