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    Les Skinner

    I am a student of prophecy; I just love it. From the ancient prophets like Jeremiah and Ezekiel, through John, to Nostradamus, their words are inspiring, graphic and heart-warming. These sages, these mystics, these seers looked far beyond their times into a future that was indistinct, curious and frightening. They peered into the future with wonder, stunned, like a calf staring at a new gate. They stood in awe and, as one backwoods preacher described it, “In slack-jawed amazement!” I am reminded of several predictions that failed to form. Of amusement was the prediction of Jim Denny, manager of the Grand Ole Opry, when he told a young singer after a performance in 1954, “You ain’t going nowhere, son. You ought to go back to driving a truck.” The singer’s name was Elvis Presley. Another is that of a respected physicist who said, “There is no likelihood that man can ever . . .

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2013 Fracturing Technology

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