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Ebooks

I. The Problem with Vatican II

This is a book length pdf file comprised of various papers published on superflumina on the vexed topic of the Second Vatican Council.  The reader can download it freely.  He can navigate via the Index to any of its chapters.  He can have his computer read the text aloud while he labours at some task in the house, or as he drives the car.  It is hoped to produce it in several additional ebook formats in due course.  more

II. How the Universe Operates

This is an ebook in pdf format which encapsulates the content of various papers on this website.  It takes the facts about the universe and its operations exposed by modern science and analyses them in accordance with a metaphysical, rather than materialistic, view of the universe; that is, one grounded in Aristotle’s doctrine of causality and his division of being into substance and accidents.
 
We are all of us affected by the current philosophical errors—materialism and subjectivism—and tend to view the universe through the eyes of modern science in conformity with those errors.  The view propounded here is radically different from modern science’s view.  In particular, it addresses the nonsense of a self-existent ‘nothing’—a scientific view grounded in the imagination rather than in reality; the remarkable fact that the heavenly bodies operate in a fashion which is the reverse of the way bodies operate under gravity’s influence; that gravity is NOT caused by a species of attraction but by a force of repulsion; and that, consistent with this view, the phenomenon of the tides is readily explained by the barycentripetal force of the Earth-Moon coupling.  Its most radical assertion is that c, ‘the speed of light’, is not the speed of light at all, but the speed according to which light’s proper substance, Aristotle’s ‘heavenly body’ or aether, dictates that light (and all other electromagnetic forces) shall operate.  more