Fishy Phenomena: Unidentified Submarine Objects and Sea Serpents

You decide… Fun article with a bit of history and a bit of mystery!

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“Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating” – Carl von Clausewitz

steamship They missed a good marketing opportunity…

Uncertainty is unpopular.  It’s why we invented cool stuff like probability and statistics.  I mean, if you’re going to be an expert in something, it sucks when your predictions turn out wrong, and it’s nice to have sufficiently complex mathematical concepts to conclusively demonstrate that nobody’s perfect.  Folks tend to stop donating to oracles that are consistently off target.  The oracles probably don’t care as they are high as a kite, but even a prophet has to make a profit, be it fiduciary or celestial.  When you are a noted intellectual giant in a field of inquiry, repeated failures to show your smarts tend to make all those college loans seem like a frivolous expense.

Now, if Socrates said nothing else, we’d probably still know…

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Author: Juliette Kings

I'm a mom, artist and writer, living in California. Westcoastreview.wordpress.com and Vampiremaman.com

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