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About jimd

Christian, ESL teacher, retired computer programmer, former US Army soldier, former Peace Corps Volunteer. Like to paint, build and fly rc airplanes, play guitar, ride unicycle, juggle, and hang out with my university students. Am currently residing in a foreign country but I do love America.

My Serenity Motor

  Ok, this is not an original motor design – it has many names, Robert Adams Motor, Bedini Motor, a version of a Mendocino Motor, levitating electromagnetic pulse motor, and there are probably more. But I like my name for … Continue reading

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Aircraft from Downtown Beijing Air Museum

I took these photos about 2010. Don’t know if they are still there or not. Don’t know any details about the aircraft. Just recognize the Chinese trainer. There is another large air museum north of Beijing that is hard to … Continue reading

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Fasting for Spiritual Health

The Bible has many examples of fasting and I always wondered how exactly fasting is helpful – physically – spiritually – mentally? I have always been a little confused by what exactly are the benefits to be gotten and now … Continue reading

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My new Amazon Echo Dot 2

A few days ago bought an Echo Dot 2 on taobao.com for 400rmb (about $70). Plugged it in, and took most of the day to get it working. The problem is that I am in China and it is not … Continue reading

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Hillary Loses Election – I am so Happy!

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Dawkins and Harris Aren’t Very Smart

Dawkins has made no bones about what he thinks should be done about Christianity – exterminate! But his approach is just to write books that propose how ridiculous Christianity is scientifically speaking. What he really should do is organize an … Continue reading

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Plight of the Sagan – Dawkins – Hitchens

“As I know not whence I come, so I know not whither I go. I know only that, in leaving this world, I fall for ever either into annihilation or into the hands of an angry God, without knowing to … Continue reading

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