Daily Archives: July 10, 2015

Book Review: The Last Battle

The Last Battle: When U.S. and German Soldiers Joined Forces in the Waning Hours of World War II in Europe, by Stephen Harding I heard of this book first less than a week ago, when a fellow Norwich University alum … Continue reading

Posted in American History, Book Reviews, History, Military History | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Book Review: The Cognitive Style of Power Point

The Cognitive Style Of Power Point: Pitching Out Corrupts Within, by Edward R. Tufte This particular book is an excerpt of Tufte’s magnum opus Beautiful Evidence [1], including the material on power point but separated from the larger context of … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , , , , | 16 Comments

Have You Not Read In The Law That On The Sabbath The Priests Profane The Sabbath, And Are Blameless?

Yesterday, while chatting with a friend of mine, I heard some second hand objections to the universal keeping of the Sabbath, namely that such a society would need people working to keep up the electrical infrastructure of power plants, as … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Christianity, Church of God, History, Musings | Tagged , , , , | 20 Comments