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    Default Summer Solstice

    Seeing nobody has mentioned it, yesterday was the Summer Solstice, and therefore the longest day of the year.

    I do hope the Global Warming Alarmists have survived the temperatures so far, as we head back to winter.
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    I noticed a chill in the air this morning. Winter is on its way.

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    Yes husband thought it was today cause his watch was a day out. Until he looked at his phone...ooops.missed it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by piroska View Post
    Yes husband thought it was today cause his watch was a day out. Until he looked at his phone...ooops.missed it.
    I think he may have been caught out because this is a leap year.

    Anyway, who cares about a second in time or a degree in temperature?
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    Default Re: Summer Solstice

    Here's something coming in the Northern Hemisphere which could be interesting to say the least:

    https://www.severe-weather.eu/global...nuary-2021-fa/
    It's not the least charm of a theory that it is refutable. The hundred-times-refuted theory of "free will" owes its persistence to this charm alone; some one is always appearing who feels himself strong enough to refute it - Friedrich Nietzsche

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    Quote Originally Posted by zqwerty View Post
    Here's something coming in the Northern Hemisphere which could be interesting to say the least:

    https://www.severe-weather.eu/global...nuary-2021-fa/
    That is just another click bait, could be, might happen, oh woe is me we are all doomed story like so many others nowdays. Mostly all guess work with enough scientific jargon to dress it up for the uninformed.

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    Default Re: Summer Solstice

    More vagaries of the weather.

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    Supposedly the solstice is why XMAS is at this time , now changed a bit due to calendar variations over the centuries

    XMAS was decided to be on the solstice , as a nod to the sun worshipers . Its what happens when politicians (ancient roman ) get involved in religion
    Thats the reason theres a halo in paintings of Jesus , another nod to sun worshipers (the suns halo)
    there are other theories of course :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1101 View Post
    Supposedly the solstice is why XMAS is at this time , now changed a bit due to calendar variations over the centuries

    XMAS was decided to be on the solstice , as a nod to the sun worshipers . Its what happens when politicians (ancient roman ) get involved in religion
    Thats the reason theres a halo in paintings of Jesus , another nod to sun worshipers (the suns halo)
    there are other theories of course :-)
    The problem with that theory is it's the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere when it's the Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere.
    Global Warming is Mann made.
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    The problems we face today are because the people who work for a living are now outnumbered by those who vote for a living.

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    Quote Originally Posted by B.M. View Post
    The problem with that theory is it's the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere when it's the Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere.
    Thats not a problem for those in the Nth hemisphere
    we down under moved here on masse many centuries later . We are the upside down ones

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