In which the author ponders the question, "If you admit that you are a hypocrite, are you really a hypocrite?" He then provides his honest commentary on a number of fascinating topics. He insists, however, that his readers form their own opinions.
I made a quick solar scope with binoculars, a clamp, a cardboard shield, and a white paper screen. You can see at least three sunspot clusters that I confirmed are real using a real solar observatory website.
All this is practice for the transit of Venus that we will observe in Hawaii on June 5th. There will be much more professional observers there so this is my backup to the backup.