Category Archives: Musings

We Can’t Make You Believe, But We Can Make You Behave

As I have frequently noted, among the chief problems of our age is bad behavior, in acts of protests and what-not [1].  Often one hears people justify their bad behavior by their beliefs about people and places.  This is a … Continue reading

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A Cure For Itching Ears

Yesterday at services, a deacon in our congregation gave a very thoughtful message about the problem of itching ears and some of its consequences in terms of some of the recurrent problems that cause difficulty because people get bored with … Continue reading

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Shut Up, You Talk Too Much

Over the past few months there has been an increasing trend for athletes to protest what they view as police brutality in various cities to protest during the singing of the National Anthem as some sort of political statement.  I … Continue reading

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Living In The Shadow Of Tribulation

This evening I happened to have dinner with my roommate and four other people.  After the main part of dinner and before we had dessert, one of the people there gave us his message that he has prepared for the … Continue reading

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Rebel Heart

I happen to be a fan of the Irish pop band The Corrs [1], and have been since my early teen years when the band debuted.  Each of their albums has usually included at least one instrumental song, and the … Continue reading

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A Holding Pattern

I apologize a bit in advance for the shorter than usual report than usual.  I’ve been doing some hurricane research that I don’t wish to write about again [1] because most people are probably sick of it by now.  In … Continue reading

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And The Hits Keep Coming

There is a saying that lightning never strikes the same place once, but that saying is even a bad one by the standard of bad urban legends.  Early in his political career, Abraham Lincoln made political hay of the fact … Continue reading

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C=EA2: The Way Forward: A Discussion Of Approaches

[Note:  This post is the prepared text for a discussion given remotely on September 18, 2017.] A Personal Introduction I would like to thank you all for giving me the opportunity to speak to you all today.  Mr. Crant already … Continue reading

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Getting Meta

One of the names I commonly choose for characters in games is the name Metanoia, a somewhat obscure word transliterated from the Greek word for repentance [1].  The reason the word is obscure is not because it is unimportant, but … Continue reading

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A Better Way

Yesterday I had the chance to talk before and after services with the gentleman who gave the sermon, who happens to be a friend of mine and occasional host of friendly dinners.  The subject matter of his message was a … Continue reading

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