Monthly Archives: April 2016

Badly Summarizing Arguments

According to Jeffrey S., I have “badly summarized” Lydia’s arguments. Very well. Let’s quote them DIRECTLY and respond to them. Lydia goes through several different murder scenarios, then says this: What do all of these cases have in common? They … Continue reading

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The Baby is Dead, but it’s Only the Hitman’s Fault [EDIT: See Bottom of Post]

Lydia has a new abortion post up on “What’s Wrong With the World”. It’s a remarkable post, because of the sheer amount of digital ink spilled to make this astonishingly bad argument. The thing is almost too absurd to take seriously. … Continue reading

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Why “Transitioning” the Culture of Abortion Doesn’t Move Me

We now magically live in a world where raping people in the anus with a beer bottle is legal, and you are the king. Roughly half of the society thinks this is grossly immoral (though refuses to actually refer to … Continue reading

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Movies I’d Like to See, 2016

Last year was a pretty good year movie-wise from my perspective. This year looks to be even better. There are not only more movies I’m planning on seeing , but with the possible exception of “The Martian” I’m more excited … Continue reading

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For People Who Wonder Why I Associate With John C. Wright

This is why: My comment and his response from his blog: Me: Very recently – two days ago, in fact – I finally, after months of planning, began to tell my own story of the return of King Arthur into … Continue reading

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Last Word on Tolerance, for Now [EDIT: Links to Dr. Feser]

Mr. Wright pointed out that I should drop it. He is correct. Getting into pointless arguments is really no good for me or anybody else. So, here is my last word. Let’s look at three definitions of tolerance. Here is … Continue reading

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Just Got Four Books

I had a Barnes and Noble gift card left over from Christmas, but didn’t know if you could use it on used books. Turns out you can! So I just bought four books: The King Raven trilogy by Stephen Lawhead, … Continue reading

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Yes, Extremes of Most Things Are Bad

It’s one of the reasons I do not think we should be teaching children “You must tolerate all religions”, and use that as their guiding principle in life. That, in and of itself, is an extreme position. The only way … Continue reading

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Who Tolerates the Intolerant?

From here. I do make myself quite a nuisance, what with my chronic inability to shut up. I’ve been trying to word it all politely enough, anyway. Context: Gene Autry’s cowboy code contains the line that one must not hold … Continue reading

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Figuring Out Prose

As I said previously, I’ve been trying to work out a prose style to use for “The Knights of Avalon”, a trickier thing to think about than you might expect. In this case, Tom Simon’s incredible essay books “Writing Down … Continue reading

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