Traction Engine – Air Testing

Up until this point the engine had never been run. For an engine that was built entirely without any plans or drawings and was designed (and re-designed) ‘on the hoof’ so to speak, the first test of ‘does it run’ is a major milestone. It is here that we find out if the basic design works, if the valve timing is correct, it it has been built well enough with close enough tolerances that the moving parts run...

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Global Conflict
May03

Global Conflict

Global conflict (and you can look anywhere on the globe today and find conflict and strife – the Middle East is rife with it, India, Pakistan, Korea, China, the Balkans, Russia, much of Africa, the list goes on…) is not ‘inevitable’. It is not ‘human nature’. It is a product of ignorance, the willful manipulation of ignorant people by a tiny minority of power hungry tyrants. And, as with any ignorance, it can be cured by education and the blinding light of truth.

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