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.

Bid’ah: A Fountainhead Of Problems

One of the worthwhile tests of oneself is to think of what a bad innovation would be. Within the cultural mindset of the West, innovation and creativity are so highly praised and valued that one seldom thinks of there being … Continue reading

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Album Review: Journey (1975)

Journey, by Journey In the period from the late 1970’s to the mid-1980’s, Journey was among the most successful bands on the planet, with a pleasing arena rock sound that led to massive album sales and numerous hit singles that … Continue reading

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Redundant Transportation: A Thought Experiment

One of the things that tends to bother me when I watch videos made by people who profess to love cities and want to remake American cities in the corrupt image of European cities, is the way that people seem … Continue reading

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Vessels Of Clay

What glory is contained within vessels of clay? In 2 Timothy 2:19-21, Paul makes a curious statement: “Nevertheless the solid foundation of God stands, having this seal: “The Lord knows those who are His,” and, “Let everyone who names the name of Christ … Continue reading

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The Danger Of Fixity

One of the aspects of the plot of Sense and Sensibility that has always struck home the most to me is the way that the feelings of Marianne, which she takes such effort to frame in ways that strive for … Continue reading

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William Pennington’s Revenge

On February 1, 1860, after nearly 40 unsuccessful ballots for Speaker of the House, a forgotten and milquetoast moderate Republican, William Pennington of New Jersey, was chosen for the position in the face of a bitterly divided House of Representatives … Continue reading

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What Do You Want From Me?

One of the downsides of gifts is the way that it shifts the expectations that others have of you. Without ever having been a particularly handsome person, I can nevertheless understand something of the burden of beauty by the way … Continue reading

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An Indefinite Suspension

This evening there was supposed to be a Monday Night Football game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati, but in the first quarter of the game, a frightening real life situation intruded upon the game when … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Anglo-Israel Thesis

The Anglo-Israel Thesis: Compelling Evidence That Caucasian Europeans Descended From The Ancient Israelites, by Reed Benson A great many readers will understand what this book is about from their own research and will find it a bit puzzling how the … Continue reading

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Faraway, So Close: Part Three

[Note: Parts one and two.] When we look outside of the Gospels, we find that there exists in some stories the same tension between those who view themselves as obedient to God and yet are hostile to the repentance of … Continue reading

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