Tag Archives: death

Book Review: Apocalypse 1692

Apocalypse 1692: Empire, Slavery, And The Great Port Royal Earthquake, by Ben Hughes Sometimes in order to write a book about something, you need to make the issue a bigger one and complicate it so that there is enough material … Continue reading

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Book Review: Atar Gull

Atar Gull, by Fabien Nury and Bruno This is an interesting graphic novel, one that deals thoughtfully with the issue of slavery. Admittedly, this book tells the sort of lurid tale that would be very easily made into an anime … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cult City

Cult City: Jim Jones, Harvey Milk, And 10 Days That Shook San Francisco In reading this rather unpleasant but deeply interesting book, I was struck by the question of whether the ten days that the author writes about with a … Continue reading

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Omnia Mors Aequat

Are all equal in death? On April 25, 2013, Al Arabiya English said the following: “Saying that death makes everyone equal is true, but not absolutely. It is true that there must be no aristocracy in death or pain, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: We Are Not Such Things

We Are Not Such Things:  The Murder Of A Young American, A South African Township, And The Search For Truth And Reconciliation, by Justine Van Der Leun This book is a deeply cynical one and perhaps unsurprisingly, the cynicism of … Continue reading

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But Is It Righteous Blood?

Over the past few weeks, I have noticed that a particular blog entry of mine from early in my writing has been very popular, that relating to the scripture in the law that refers to righteous blood calling out to … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions

Yesterday was a bad day for Rick Wilson.  Without knowing or caring much about who this man was, he found himself seeking to score points against both Domino’s Pizza and the Trump administration by dragging Domino’s for liking a post … Continue reading

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Book Review: Brian’s Hunt

Brian’s Hunt, by Gary Paulsen This book was something that I read as a result of a challenge from some friends of mine I was visiting yesterday (as I write this) after Pentecost services.  As it happens, the only other … Continue reading

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Don’t Feed The Dialectic

On December 4, 2014, a man named Eric Garner was put into a chokehold by an NYPD officer, and his dying gasps saying that he couldn’t breathe were videotaped by a bystander and provoked a great deal of unrest related … Continue reading

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Book Review: The “Supreme Gentleman” Killer

The “Supreme Gentleman” Killer:  The True Story Of An Incel Mass Murderer, by Brian Whitney [This book was provided free of charge by BookSirens in exchange for an honest review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] At the heart … Continue reading

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