RTF Symposium: Science Unshackled

The Rising Tide Foundation is proud to announce a new symposium under the theme ‘Science Unshackled’ which will tackle themes of truth, discovery, creative thought and how these important attributes of the human species have been subverted by false doctrines across recent history.

To access the live events, simply make a donation to RTF on our website, or upgrade to a paid subscription on risingtidefoundation.substack.com

(and also write to info@risingtidefoundation.net to register)

Date: Sunday April 2, 2023
Paolo Sarpi: The Key to Modern Science 
Lecturer: Dr. John Plaice
Bio: John Plaice is a computer scientist and software engineer. He holds a BMath from the University of Waterloo in Canada, and a PhD and a Habilitation degree from the University of Grenoble in France. He has taught in Canadian and Australian universities, and worked in private industry as a professional software engineer. He has conducted research and development, both in industry and in academia, in programming language design, semantics and implementation, software configuration, electronic documents, and natural language processing. He is currently studying the limitations of the mechanical model underlying modern science.

Date: Sunday April 9, 2023 at 2pm ET
Purpose in the Cosmos
Lecturer: Dr. Michael Clarage
Bio:  Dr Michael Clarage received his PhD in physics from Brandeis University in 1992, studying the biological and statistical behavior of proteins. Prior to that, he spent several years studying binary pulsars at the Arecibo radio telescope. He has given traveling lectures in the areas of fractional calculus, fractals, and chaotic systems as well as presented public talks on such topics as relativity and dimensions, transformation in supernova and metamorphosis in biology. Dr. Clarage is currently a scientist with the SAFIRE Project.

Date: Sunday April 23, 2023 at 2pm ET
Why H.G. Wells’ World Brain and Yuval Harari’s Hackable Human Will Not Succeed
Lecturer: Cynthia Chung
Bio: Cynthia is Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of the Rising Tide Foundation. She has lectured on the topics of Schiller’s aesthetics, Shakespeare’s tragedies, Roman history, the Florentine Renaissance among other subjects. She is a contributing author to the book series “The Clash of the Two Americas.” In 2022, she authored “The Empire on Which the Black Sun Never Set: The Birth of International Fascism and Anglo-American Foreign Policy.”

Watch Cynthia’s Q and A period here.

Date: Sunday April 30
Energy Competence, Humanity and the Fallacy of Linear No Threshold Hypothesis
Lecturer: Hügo Krüger
Bio: Hügo is a writer, Podcast and Structural Engineers (specializing on nuclear structures). Writing on Geopolitics, contemporary politics, climate science and energy related matters. Subscribe to Hügo’s Substack at hkrugertjie.substack.com

Date: Sunday May 7 at 10am Eastern Time
Towards a New Study of Planetary Science: Expansion Tectonics 101
Lecturer: James Maxlow
Bio: James Maxlow is a retired professional geologist who has worked as a mining and exploration geologist throughout much of Australia. He has written and lectured extensively on this topic and much of his research can be found on http://www.jamesmaxlow.com

Date: Sunday May 14 at 2pm Eastern Time
Seeking truth and sanity in climate and energy policy
Lecturer: Jim O’Brien
Bio: Jim O’Brien is “retired” after a 39-year career in CRH plc, the leading multinational building materials group, for the latter 19 years being its Group Technical Advisor. He now is Honorary President of the European Aggregates Association and Convenor of the Global Aggregates Information Network (www.GAIN.ie). He founded and chairs the Irish Climate Science Forum (www.ICSF.ie), an independent think-tank on climate science and energy policy, which cooperates with the Dutch-based CLINTEL (www.CLINTEL.org). He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland, of the Irish Academy of Engineering and of the UK Institution of Engineering and Technology and is a Life Senior Member of the US Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.

Date: Sunday May 28 at 2pm ET
Earthquake Forecasting
Lecturer: Dr. Sergey Pulinets
Bio: Sergey Alexander Pulinets, Russian physicist, researcher. Achievements include design of High Frequency wideband wave complex for ARAKS experiment; development of High Frequency wave spectroscopy of the ionosphere; development of model of the electron concentration distribution in the ionosphere; discovery of ionospheric precursors of earthquakes; first to lithosphere-atmosphere-ionosphere cxoupling model. Dr Pulinets has served as chief laboratory Izmiran, Russian Academy of Sciences, Troitsk, Russia, 1987—2004, chief ionospheric department Russia, 1995—2002, deputy director division Russia, 1993—1998, director division Russia, 1998—1999, deputy director Russia, 1999—2002, principal scientist Troits, Russia, since 2005. Senior researcher Institute Geophysics, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, 2002—2007.

Date: Sunday June 25 at 2pm ET
Harmonizing the Finite with the Infinite: The Islamic Renaissance and the Scientific Insights of al-Khwārizmī
Lecturers: Pascal Chevrier and Kevin Champagne 
Bio: Pascal Chevrier is a historian and teacher who has worked in Canada’s Arctic with Indigenous Communities. He has lectured on American System Economics, and the Canada’s rebellion of 1837-38. Kevin Champagne is a mathematician and pedagogue with a focus on constructive geometry.


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