Uncle Albert's Cafe and Ǽ-Theory Bistro

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Uncle Albert was once ask, by a reporter I believe, "What would be the weapons of WWIII?"

Albert answered that he didn't know what the weapons of WWIII would be, but he said he did know the weapons of WWIV...sticks and stones.

Which brings me to this point...was he talking about 21th century social skills?

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Uncle Albert's Cafe and Ǽ-Theory Bistro

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Uncle Albert was once ask, by a reporter I believe, "What would be the weapons of WWIII?"

Albert answered that he didn't know what the weapons of WWIII would be, but he said he did know the weapons of WWIV...sticks and stones.

Which brings me to this point...was he talking about 21th century social skills?


Those are the social skills that will lead to the crisis that will leave us fighting future battles with sticks and stones...One will lead to the other.

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RE: Uncle Albert was once

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Uncle Albert was once ask, by a reporter I believe, "What would be the weapons of WWIII?"

Albert answered that he didn't know what the weapons of WWIII would be, but he said he did know the weapons of WWIV...sticks and stones.

Which brings me to this point...was he talking about 21th century social skills?


I think he was making the point that there wouldn't be much left after WW3.

Physics is for gurls!

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Make Love Not War! (well...

Make Love Not War! (well... sounds good anyway)

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RE: Uncle Albert was once

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Uncle Albert was once ask, by a reporter I believe, "What would be the weapons of WWIII?"

Albert answered that he didn't know what the weapons of WWIII would be, but he said he did know the weapons of WWIV...sticks and stones.

Which brings me to this point...was he talking about 21th century social skills?


...seeds are sown in people's hearts by inspirations from afar,
and these we've known by fits and starts through transformations of the stars,
and those seeds you kindly water by your thoughts and plans and careful schemes,
will sprout and grow just like the beanstalk and then they lead you to your dreams,
when comes the time to make a choice of to the left or to the right,
or up or down or in or out, or to run and flee instead of fight,
and we'd be gone so long ago and I know you know it's true,
if it weren't for glory, grace, and truth, we'd never see it through,
so hearts be brave in times of war and in perils of the night,
it's just the way it's always been that unfairness isn't right,
so when the end is over and everything begins,
the victory is history and the losers never win,
I look forward to the time when the victors seize the day,
and proclaim peace for all eternity and never go astray.

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He might think in the future

He might think in the future civilization will progress a lot, people's thoughts will not allow the war. In a word, we won't have world war in the future, everyone has known what World War had brought.....
(sorry for my English)

Hello everyone!I'm Zhang Chi from China.I am 16 and I am a middle school student.And I love science. I want to be a scientist in the future!

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RE: He might think in the

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He might think in the future civilization will progress a lot, people's thoughts will not allow the war. In a word, we won't have world war in the future, everyone has known what World War had brought.....
(sorry for my English)


A world war has been made impossible by nuclear weapons. But there are about 30 wars going on today, most of them undeclared, fought win conventional weapons. I admire your optimism, but one must face reality.
Tullio

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I didn't start this thread

I didn't start this thread with the intention of discussing nuclear war per se...but as a glimpse into the brillant mind of Uncle Albert. However, discuss whatever you wish and let the posts flow like an ocean current...

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Well I have to change my

Well I have to change my prediction It looks like the senators are waxing the Sabres with a 3 to 0 lead in the series. The Ducks had an important win against the Red Wings last night leading the series 2 to 1. My prediction now is the Ottawa Senators and Anaheim Might Ducks in the Finals. No Cinderella team this year. Both teams deserve to be there. The Stanely Cup is up for Grabs

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Einstein was a pacifist, but

Einstein was a pacifist, but he signed the famous letter to Pres. Roosevelt, written by Leo Szilard, on the danger of Nazi Germany building an uranium based weapon. A second copy of this letter, also signed by him, has recently been found.
He later regretted this. But, since I have just read an article in the NY Times on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and the thousands od engineers and scientists working to make it a useful tool of science, I am wondering what he would think of Big Science. He tried to unify electromagnetism and gravitation using only pencil and paper. What people at CERN are trying to do is a unification of all forces, including gravitation, by means of exotic particles such as the Higgs boson and the even more exotic ones predicted by supersymmetry. He believed in the unity of natural forces and rejected quantum mechanics, perhaps for theological reasons. "God does not play dice", he said.
Tullio

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RE: Einstein was a

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Einstein was a pacifist, but he signed the famous letter to Pres. Roosevelt, written by Leo Szilard, on the danger of Nazi Germany building an uranium based weapon. A second copy of this letter, also signed by him, has recently been found.
He later regretted this. But, since I have just read an article in the NY Times on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and the thousands od engineers and scientists working to make it a useful tool of science, I am wondering what he would think of Big Science. He tried to unify electromagnetism and gravitation using only pencil and paper. What people at CERN are trying to do is a unification of all forces, including gravitation, by means of exotic particles such as the Higgs boson and the even more exotic ones predicted by supersymmetry. He believed in the unity of natural forces and rejected quantum mechanics, perhaps for theological reasons. "God does not play dice", he said.
Tullio

The problem with human beings we think on such short terms tring to accomplish everything within our live times. That's what creates generations gaps. Just like einstein rejected quantum mechanics. Society rejected galilean science in the 17th century. Societies are naturally conservative and change slowly compared to new ideas introduced by individuals.... And it is a good thing. Today what drives Large science is competition for nation's presitge and individual scientists egos tring to make a mark in their lifetime.

Tullio your ideas are a ahead of the time.

There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot. - Aldo Leopold

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