[LMB] New, Better Fire, was The cult of adolescence

mathews55 at msn.com mathews55 at msn.com
Mon Dec 30 23:54:36 GMT 2019


I'm sure they are. I have a blue indicator light on ly power strip which 
was makign it hard to get back to sleep when I had to get up in the 
(literal) wee hours. A red bandanna over it fixed that nicely.
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 > LED blue is a fundamentally blue thing, because it generates actual blue
 > light, not white light filtered through a lens or filter.  My guess
 > (pure speculation) is that those "flames" are actually LEDs, based on
 > how common those LEDs are. (I'm not Jewish, FWIW.)

 > Mark

On 12/30/19 1:23 PM, Sylvia McIvers wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 30, 2019 at 2:19 PM Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:
> 
>> The menorahs are in the lobbies of every building here during Hanukkah,
>> and I have no objection to them being electric. But the colors seemed
>> awfully cold and un-flame-like to me.
> 
> 
> Yeah, some electric menorahs light up in orange & some light up in blue -
> is it the color of the glass or a change in the ...  filament? LED?  How do
> they even make the e-flames these days?
> 
> Cold Fire is not a good look for the menorah.
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