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Friday, May 20, 2022

The Council of Nicaea and Subatomic Physics

 

Today was he opening day of the Council of Nicaea, during which St Nicholas (Yes, that St Nick) punched Arius in the chops as part of a scholarly discussion on the nature of the Son. Was he a Man or was he God? The Council decided Yes. He was both. At the same Time. And not a diluted blend of one in the other, but fully each and both. If this seems screwy -- How can He be both? -- ask yourself whether an electron is a particle or a wave.

So I Nicaea paved the way for modern subatomic physics. Who knew.

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