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Revelations

Revelations: Before modern sanitation was invented a lot of people had worms. I learned this from the Lloyds Bank coprolite (viking turd) studied by Paleoscatologists. Another common discovery in old faecal matter are trichuris nematodes – or whip worms – that can be found living in their hundreds inside the gut.  The biggest infestation Jones […]

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日本語の勉強

My running list of words I’ve just learned, had forgotten or never really understood: 御朱印-ごしゅいん-Shrine (Shogun) stamp 単一民族国家 – たんいつみんぞくこっか – ethnically homogeneous nation, racially homogeneous nation 変革ーへんかく- Revolution 建材 – けんざい – Building Materials 更に – さらに – Furthermore とにかく- Anyways 瞑想ーめいそうーMeditation (無)。何も考えない 黙想ーもくそうーMeditation 練習の前するときに 皮膚科 (医)- ひふか(い) – Dermatology (Dermatologist) 孤独死 ーこどくし – Dying Alone ご主人ーごしゅじん- […]

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The Ghost of Our House

It is 7:22 AM on Sunday December 16th, 2018.  It is time to give the ghost of our house its own post. I’ve always suspected that there is a friendly ghost in this house and have written about it in this blog (links to follow).  Well, this morning as I was feeding the fish a […]

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LTMD – My Philosophy

Update 11.4.2018 This subject continues to be on my mind.  This is important and something I want my descendants to understand so I thought it best to keep these thoughts in one post and perhaps one day bring them into one coherent essay. The Universe Everything as we know it began with the Big Bang […]

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空手の言葉

だち空手の言葉の勉強: Karate words study list: 極真 ー きょくしん 松濤館 – しょうとうかん 師範 ー しはん 師傅 – Sifu – master 先生 ー せんせい 先輩 ー せんぱい 空手家 – からてか – karate practitioner 默想 ー もくそ ー meditation 正拳 ー せいけん ー punch (correct fist) 組手 ー くみて - attacking (Paired karate kata) 実戦 ー じっせん –  combat (Actual fighting) 型 ー かた – formal movement exercises 安座 ー あんざ – sit quietly, legs crossed 立ち 閉足立ち ー へいそだち – closed feet stance 結び立ち ー むすびだち […]