Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Subtlest of all the Snares

From C.S. Lewis’s “The Great Divorce”. George MacDonald, a Professor that Lewis greatly admired, is the one speaking. He is Lewis’s adviser, more or less, in the afterlife. Lewis is the narrator.: “Proofs-and more proofs-and then more proofs again-were what … Continue reading

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Modern Romance And Classic Romance: The Difference

Shakespeare: Forbidden romance between teenagers leads to tragedy Modern Young Adult Fiction Writers: Forbidden romance between teenagers leads to twu luv It amazes me sometimes how people get the moral to Romeo and Juliet so consistently wrong, to the point … Continue reading

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One More “Sherlock” Post

For now. I just rewatched it and Holy Hell, the final 20 minutes of “The Reichenbach Fall” is some of the best TV ever created. Every detail, every line delivered, every twist and turn all executed flawlessly to create one … Continue reading

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[SPOILER!]How can Moriarty Have Faked his Death?

I think it’s been long enough since the episode to talk about this openly. So, as everybody knows, at the end of “The Empty Hearse” this happened: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJl5EPBa2Bw So, there are several things that could have happened. I’m inclined to … Continue reading

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So, A Fairly Quick Response To Lothar

Lothar said this to me, and quite kindly I might add: Hello Malcom. I think that it would be great if you were to give up the use of such words towards nice folks you disagree with. I don’t mean … Continue reading

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Lighter Fare: More Sherlock Holmes

So, I have seen, all told, four on-screen portrayals of the Great Detective. They are Benedict Cumberbatch (“Sherlock”), Johnny Lee Miller (“Elementary”), Robert Downey Jr. (the Guy Ritchie movies), and Jeremy Brett (BBC’s “Sherlock Holmes”, running from the late 80’s … Continue reading

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Three Thoughts on Abortion

1) Remember this quote from Rachel Maddow and her feminist minions? So, Rep. Buchy, here’s some realtalk: You don’t need to be a woman to know why women seek abortions. The unintentional admission is important because people will attempt to … Continue reading

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Abortion is Murder: In Which I Defend Myself and Make my Case

So, let’s take a look at the discussion between me and commenter Sheila on Lothar’s thread “Abortion and the Pride of the Western World”. From Sheila’s perspective, she was trying to be reasonable and rational throughout whereas I wildly misrepresented … Continue reading

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You Know, it Occurred to Me

C.S. Lewis is probably my favorite author. I can’t think of any I like more. Whenever I finish one of his works of fiction I always feel as if I experienced something profound, and “Mere Christianity” is a work of … Continue reading

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Abortion and What We’re Really Dealing With

I really do think a lot of pro-lifers forget what exactly abortion really is. It is the murder of a defenseless child. The end. Anything else added to that completely misses the point. On Lothar’s blog he posted a fascinating … Continue reading

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