Author Archives: nathanalbright

About nathanalbright

I'm a person with diverse interests who loves to read. If you want to know something about me, just ask.

Anticipation Makes Me Wait

For the second time in the six years or so I have been a court appointed special advocate for children in the county where I live, I have eagerly anticipated a contested trial between a parent dissatisfied with the change … Continue reading

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On The Greatness Of Great Books

One of the characteristics of mediocre books is that they are a product of their time, and of great books is that they speak to all times. How does this happen? What is it that makes a book great rather … Continue reading

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The Inescapability Of Politics

My sincerest sympathies and no small amount of empathy are with anyone who attempts to wrestle with the issue of politics when it comes to the Church of God. The main reason for this is the wide gulf that exists … Continue reading

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There Once Was A Chicken

One of the most obvious aspects of my tastes that was readily evident, so much so that it was obvious to my family even when I was a child, was my fondness for chicken. It is something I have commented … Continue reading

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Album Review: Just The Same (Terri Clark)

Just The Same, by Terri Clark It is perhaps unsurprising that given the fact that I have listened to few albums by country artists that I know relatively well, that I approached this rankdown of Terri Clark’s “Just The Same” … Continue reading

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Consistent Inconsistency

For those who are interested in the Myers-Briggs test, the SP personality types are reputed to be the most fun sort of people, whose focus is on sensory recognition (rather than intuition) and enjoyment rather than decisiveness. Whether or not … Continue reading

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On The Image And The Word

It ought to be of little surprise to anyone who knows me well that I am fond of both the image and the word. Besides being responsible for the writing and speaking of a fair amount of words, depending on … Continue reading

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On How Republics Die

If you are the sort of person who is inclined to seek insights in the republics of the past, Cicero is the sort of person who is easy to appreciate. A smooth-tongued new man who rose from provincial status to … Continue reading

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On The Iron Law Of Projection

What is the Iron law of projection? It states that anything that one accuses someone else of is something that one is guilty of oneself. In the more general sense, the Iron law of projection implies that the things that … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Bullet Train

In watching the Bullet Train trailers, while avoiding spoilery reviews, it seemed as if there was a twist that was leading the studio to market the film as something other than it was. I expected there to be some sort … Continue reading

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