I have previously written about the fallacy of defining the Universe as a construct with a lifespan, postulating that there was a beginning and there will be an end to something so mindbogglingly big that our knowledge and intellect cannot possibly encompass it all.

My attention has progressed from that into a wider consideration: if the brilliant minds of astrophysicists can fall into that trap, what else are we mistakenly reading, interpreting, enacting and building?

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The false equivalence

British Nationalists often question the Pro-European stance of supporters of Scottish Independence, describing it as an idiosyncratic position.

From their point of view, why would an independent country, with its newly acquired powers, seek to concede them to another supranational entity?

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