Monthly Archives: April 2019

On The Inescapability Of Privilege

It is easy for people to bash on privilege.  As a general rule, we are intensely sensitive to the privilege that other people get that we do not.  As a high school student whose family was of modest enough means … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Polynesian Tattoo Handbook: Vol. 2

The Polynesian Tattoo Handbook:  Vol 2:  An In-Depth Study Of Polynesian Tattoos And Their Foundational Symbols, by Roberto Gemori [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Whether or not … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Write: How To Start, and What To Write If You Don’t Have Any Ideas

How To Write: How To Start, and What To Write If You Don’t Have Any Ideas, by Louise Tondeur [Note:  This book was provided by Reedsy Discovery for the purpose of review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dear Machine: A Letter to a Super-Aware/Intelligent Machine (SAIM)

Dear Machine:  A Letter To A Super-Aware/Intelligent Machine (SAIM), by Greg Keiser [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery for the purpose of review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] While there are substantial disagreements … Continue reading

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On The Problem Of Quiddity

I suppose it would be worthwhile to begin this post with an apology.  It is a rather Nathanish tendency to fill the titles of my posts (to say nothing of their content) with words that are hard to understand and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Winner’s Guide To Texas Hold ‘Em

Winner’s Guide To Texas Hold ‘Em, by Ken Warren When reading a book about poker, it is worthwhile if the author has both a great deal of insight about the game as well as a sense of humor, and that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Quick And Easy Texas Hold ‘Em

Quick And Easy Texas Hold ‘Em, by Neil D. Myers In reading books about Texas Hold ‘Em, one gets the understanding that there are different kinds of games.  This particular book is aimed at someone who wishes to play Texas … Continue reading

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Book Review: Phil Gordon’s Little Green Book

Phil Gordon’s Little Green Book:  Lessons And Teachings In No Limit Texas Hold’em, by Phil Gordon For quite a few years I have been fond of casually watching Texas Hold’em poker tournaments on television and in person, although recently I … Continue reading

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As Many As The Lord Our God Will Call: Part Four

As I wind down this particular series of posts (see here, here, and here), I wish to close with an exploration of a single question:  how is it that believers can benefit from being part of a legacy of believers?  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The True Darcy Spirit

The True Darcy Spirit (Darcy #3), by Elizabeth Aston If you really like the author and the way she treats the supposed second generation of Darcy women, then it would be possible to like this work.  As for me, someone … Continue reading

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