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    Debt will kill your dreams

    Applied for an Associate Professor role in physics education in Brunei, as discussed here earlier. Got short-listed for it, and should have been flying out tomorrow for the interview. But our level of debt has meant I had to withdraw my application. We need both of us working, and there’s…

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    Terrifying

    http://religiousliberty.tv/film-review-“one-nation-under-god”-2011-misinterpreted-facts-and-frightening-conclusions.html?utm_source=ReligiousLiberty.TV&utm_campaign=f4a5ff261f-Hosanna_Tabor_and_Oklahoma1_13_2012&utm_medium=email

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    Really Interesting – Jonah

    I love this stuff, where people go digging to find out the facts: http://www.salon.com/2012/01/15/swallowed_by_a_whale_a_true_tale/ Of course, if Jonah had miraculous help, this stuff is irrelevant to understanding the Bible story, but it’s inherently interesting.

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    Teaching School With A PhD

    Great article that my mate Glenn Weare sent me. Makes a lot of sense to me… and I think once our finances and other concerns allow it, I’d love to spend a couple of years teaching high school again. http://thepapergraders.org/?p=363

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    Pruning the Paths

    (guess it must be time to re-activate this blog, which has been dormant over the summer break) So, just got the email message from Harvard, telling me that they’d had over 200 applications for the position, and I hadn’t made the short list. Not unexpected, but disappointing. Still, I guess…