Monthly Archives: November 2019

Crushing The Satanic Rebellion: Satan’s End In Revelation 20:7

What is the end of Satan?  If the imprisonment and restraint of Satan for a thousand years is the beginning of the end, what is the end?  We find this, perhaps not surprisingly, in Revelation 20:7-10:  “Now when the thousand … Continue reading

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The Binding Of Satan In Revelation 20:1-3

What is it that Satan is trying to avoid?  We have looked at Satan’s behavior through the course of the Bible and what is consistent among them is the opposition and hostility to God and God’s people.  This occasionally mindless … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Hide An Empire

How To Hide An Empire:  A History Of The Greater United States, by Daniel Immerwahr I have to admit that the subject of American imperialism is one that greatly interests me as a reader and writer [1].  And this book, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Building An American Empire

Building An American Empire:  The Era Of Territorial And Political Expansion, by Paul Frymer There is one very important fact that seems to be forgotten by many people who like to write about the history of the American empire.  It’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Not-Quite States Of America

The Not-Quite States Of America:  Dispatches From The Territories And Other Far-Flung Outposts Of the USA, by Doug Mack One of the things that one finds out quickly when one has a tendency to read books about empires in the … Continue reading

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The Dingo Ate My Thanksgiving Scraps

There are some good things about being a bit out of touch with what is going on in the outside world on a day like this.  For example, I missed seeing a pop singer who had unsuccessfully tried to clown … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Annotated Pride & Prejudice

The Annotated Pride & Prejudice, by Jane Austen One of the pleasures of reading the same books over and over again is seeking to find different ways for those works to be presented and for different elements to enrich one’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jane Austen: The Secret Radical

Jane Austen:  The Secret Radical, by Helena Kelly When one is reading and interpreting a sufficiently complex and layered text, our interpretation of the text reveals more about ourselves than the text we are dealing with.  This happens frequently when … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost In Austen

Lost In Austen:  Create Your Own Jane Austen Adventure, by Emma Campbell Webster This book was amusing.  If you are a fan of Jane Austen’s novels, and the author assumes that the reader is going to identify with Elizabeth Bennet … Continue reading

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Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: The All-In-One Audiobook

Most of the time when I discuss giving credit where credit is due, I tend to choose technologies where some credit is due [1].  Some of these technologies, like adapter plugs or flashing yellow turn signals, are technologies that get … Continue reading

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