JLB MDC | S2 E7 | The Futility Hoax (30-Jun-2019)

Did an obscure novelist really predict the sinking of the Titanic in 1898, more than a decade before the 'real' event took place?

If some of the humans around us are like 'non-player characters', what kinds of 'Turing tests' can we apply to determine who is more than a mere robot?

The permaculture scene has many useful insights to share about healthy living and eating, but does it suffer from the same ego-tripping elements we see elsewhere in the ACT realm?

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‘Alfred The Great Hoax’ by daibpdaibp

He was ranked #14 on BBC's poll of the 100 great Britons of all time, placing him ahead of Margaret Thatcher (#16) and even Sir Paul McCartney (#19).

He is one of only two Kings to have received the Epithet 'Great' (along with Cnut the Great, and I promise you, that is not a typo).

One of our several British correspondents here at johnlebon.com, daibpdaibp, put together this remarkable piece of research and exposition about Alfred the Great.

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