Monthly Archives: August 2014

You Deserve Death

I just read a post from somebody on Facebook that illustrates what seems to be a common problem among millennials. We try, but we’re just too narcissistic to say anything worth talking about, especially when it comes to theology. The … Continue reading

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What I mean when I say that suicide is cowardly

I am on the record as saying that if you are committing suicide, you are committing a cowardly action. That is, the act of suicide is cowardly. But I want to make it clear what I mean when I say … Continue reading

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Review: “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Take “Serenity”, then dumb it down for the masses and add better special effects, and you’ve pretty much got “Guardians of the Galaxy”. That’s not to say I didn’t enjoy it (I loved “Serenity” after all, and an inferior “Serenity” … Continue reading

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Susan of Narnia, Warrior Queen

A commenter on Vox Popoli brought this to my attention again, though I had seen the scene I’ll be referring to on TV. Unfortunately I don’t remember the thread or I’d give him credit, but the information is publicly available … Continue reading

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The “Ross Method” of Argumentation

Remember Ross, the progressive who compared me to the Grand Inquisitor of the Spanish Inquisition and who said he was like Jesus, the martys, and the Prophets because I criticized him? Well, he finally wrote this to me: I’m not … Continue reading

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“I Love Lucy” and Modern Sitcoms

There’s going to be a longer post on this, it’s an interesting subject, but I’ll just post this for now. In “I Love Lucy” when Lucy gets spanked at the end of some episodes I notice a range of reactions. … Continue reading

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Brief Book Review: “Perelandra”, by C.S. Lewis

Probably better for the majority of it than “Out of the Silent Planet”, though the first book had the better climax for sure. Still, some of Weston’s dialogue with the Lady (an innocent Eve-type) was positively bone-chilling, and made for … Continue reading

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Israel and Hamas

On the issue of the war in Gaza right now I differ in some respects from both sides of the political debate. This is unusual for me, as I normally fall pretty squarely where the majority of the conservatives fall, … Continue reading

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Brief Book Review: Out of the Silent Planet, by C.S. Lewis

More in-depth review later. “Out of the Silent Planet” was nominated for a Retro Hugo recently, which brought it to my attention. Any excuse to read Lewis works for me. It was a very good book, but probably not quite … Continue reading

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