The year is 1636. War is raging across much of Europe. In the city of Eilenburg, Germany, there lives a Lutheran pastor by the name of Martin Rinkart, whose parish is not only ravaged by war, but also by a deadly epidemic, and by wide-spread economic misery. He has buried five thousand, (5,000) of his…

I find nuclear energy fascinating. A large, complex physical plant (like the Duke Energy facility outside Southport) covers many acres, requires thousands of people plus a myriad of rules, regulations, and protocols. Everyone must do exactly what they’re trained to do, at just the right time and in the correct manner, to guarantee the safe and efficient production of…