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About malletteblog

If folks respond and push back, I will continue this blog. I do this to learn, not to teach. While I will defend my positions vigorously I will change them immediately upon evidence they are incorrect. This is how I learn, and I appreciate all efforts to help me not be a fool who learns only by experience.

The Light at the End of the Tunnel

  Special day. Old friend of mine who I went to school with from the 4th grade through high school dropped by. He’s a Coleman lantern collector…though I only found that out recently. Clearly, you’ll get the gist of this … Continue reading

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Cleopatra

  Cleopatra was my mother’s cat, or vice versa.  Hard to tell.  When she was perhaps 10 years old she was hit by a vehicle and her pelvis shattered.  My mother was the most frugal of persons in most things, … Continue reading

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Homoousian: The One Word Behind “Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, One God, now and forever, Amen”

– Homoousian (/ˌhɒmoʊˈuːsiən/ HOM-oh-OO-see-ən; Ancient Greek: ὁμοούσιος, from the Ancient Greek: ὁμός, homós, “same” and Ancient Greek: οὐσία, ousía, “being”) is a technical theological term used in discussion of the Christian understanding of God as Trinity. The Nicene Creed describes Jesus … Continue reading

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Are you religious?

Are you religious? Yes. What kind? Christian What kind? The kind who believes in Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior. That’s not what I mean. I mean what church do you belong to? The one holy catholic and apostolic church. … Continue reading

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The Day the Music Died

SoundCube recording an immersive soundfield. If you play this recording back correctly, you will hear what you would hear if you were sitting where the device is.   Prolog The CD killed “high fidelity.”  Before turning away in disgust, read a … Continue reading

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HoloDeck…Coming Soon to a Home Near You

My son was asking me about OLED technology the other day. This is the result of that conversation as I explained to him what it is and what the future will hold for it. Once he had the basics, his mind … Continue reading

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ecce homo

Our evolutionary response is to kill our neighbor and take his stuff.  It is our reason from which we learn to get along.  Our reason serves no identifiable evolutionary purpose.  It destroys the natural balance sought by the evolutionary process … Continue reading

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