Articles & Essays

What is alchemy?

By Dennis Klocek January 11, 2021

Mention the word alchemy and most people would imagine some crazy guy trying to change lead into gold. While that is true “Lead” and “Gold” in alchemical symbolism are code words for what is corruptible “Lead”, and what is not “Gold”.  Corruptible means it will decay in time and lose its form. Seen that way,…

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Climate change debate; can we turn down the heat?

By Dennis Klocek July 14, 2016 Comments Off on Climate change debate; can we turn down the heat?

There are many ways to think about the climate change debate and almost all of them lead to paradox and polarization. At the physical level of the debate, there are those who say that “greenhouse” gases have increased dramatically since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. Greenhouse gases are gases that trap warmth in the…

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