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Perpetual Motion

Wikipedia says, ‘[a] perpetual motion machine of the first kind [is] a “hypothetical machine which, once activated, would continue to function and produce work” indefinitely with no input of energy. There is a scientific consensus that perpetual motion is impossible, … Continue reading

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The nature of existence

Some people believe that in the beginning there was nothing except God. Then God created everything. Other people say God had nothing to do with it, that there was a big bang which resulted in the universe in which we … Continue reading

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Portal

Portal was a game released in 2007 by Valve Corporation and “received praise for its unique gameplay and darkly humorous story.”1 I like the way Ben Gelinas puts it, “In Portal, your ‘gun’ isn’t really a gun at all, it’s … Continue reading

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