Monthly Archives: May 2014

In The Nick Of Time

When I left work today after a long and busy day, I made a rather quick decision to reverse my originally intended errands. I had originally thought to travel down Murray and start with some grocery shopping and then do … Continue reading

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Book Review: Know The Creeds And Councils

Know The Creeds And Councils, by Justin S. Holcomb [Note: This book has been provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan Press in exchange for an honest review.] In many ways, this book has a lot of overlap with the author’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Nation Of Enemies

A Nation Of Enemies: Chile Under Pinochet, by Pamela Constable and Arturo Valenzuela On the one hand, this is a book I would have liked to have read while I was writing my capstone paper for my Master’s of Military … Continue reading

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Book Review: Compelling Conversations: Questions & Quotations On Timeless Topics

Compelling Conversations: Questions & Quotations On Timeless Topics, by Eric H. Roth and Toni Aberson [Note: This book was provided free of charge by the author in exchange for an honest review.] As it happens, the lead author of this … Continue reading

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We’re Like You, A Little Different

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” -Emma Lazarus One of my … Continue reading

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A House Build On The Sand

Questions of identity are difficult matters. Often in life, we definite ourselves more based on what we are against rather than who we are. We may have a vague and amorphous idea of who we are, or of what sort … Continue reading

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Book Review: Know The Heretics

Know The Heretics, by Justin S. Holcomb [Note: This book has been provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan Press in exchange for an honest review.] Generally speaking, a book about heresy is the cause for a great deal of chest-thumping … Continue reading

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The Child Is The Father Of The Man

One of the more troubling discussions I have had about psychology concerns the idea that the child is the father of the man, that the way we are as children is the origin of much of our behavior as adults. … Continue reading

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Bring Out Your Dead

For the last three weeks I have been afflicted with one kind of health concern or the other, and I am still in the stage where I find that sort of thing sardonically humorous. First, there was a flu bug … Continue reading

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A Theoretical Basis For Democracy

For several years, I had a long-running argument with my father about the question of government. For very deeply-held reasons on both sides, he viewed anything that was a participatory government as being a sign of “demonocracy” or some other … Continue reading

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